With MTN Rwanda’s announcement of the 40% Reduction on on all blackberry packages, Rwandans are set to enjoy cheaper services.The operator said a statement that; “We attributed this reduction to our continued support of Rwanda government’s policies to create and promote mainstream technology in Vision 2020, which policies by purpose, rank among the most ambitious in Africa.”
The monthly subscription fee of blackberry internet services (blackberry absolute) was reduced Rwf12,000 from Rwf20,000 while weekly fees were slashed from Rwf6,000 to Rwf4,000.The firm also announced a reduction in blackberry enterprise service fee from Rwf20,000 to Rwf12,000 per month. Blackberry internet service (blackberry absolute) plus blackberry enterprise service were reduced from Rwf25,000 per month to Rwf15,000 and from Rwf7,000 to Rwf5,000per week.
Having over 3.2 million subscribers, MTN Rwanda controls 62 per cent of the market and this move is aimed at reducing the costs of mobile internet for the company’s subscribers.[NewTimes]