MTN Rwanda, the leading telecom company in the country, has witnessed a breakthrough. The company has registered an incredible 25% year on year growth of its internet customers. This translates into a tripled rate of internet usage during the same year from 5.7 million gigabytes in 2017 to 14.5 million gigabytes in 2018.
Bart Hofker, the MTN Rwanda CEO said, “in 2018, MTN Rwanda invested over Rwf22 billion in network expansion and modernization, which was key in the acceleration of internet penetration by availing quality and affordable services to MTN subscribers”.
This unprecedented growth is the outcome of a successful completion of network modernization that tripled the average internet access speed. In addition, MTN Rwanda has also been attracting customers by a campaign that, among other initiatives, left the internet (out of bundle) prices per megabytes slashed down from Rwf51 to Rwf10.
The trend is projected to continue as MTN has been positioning itself as the number one internet provider in Rwanda.