Airtel Rwanda and IHS have closed the deal on acquisition of its towers in the country. The deal will see Airtel mobile subscribers enjoy more stable networks, higher network uptimes in which to make calls and a more universal service across the country.
Apple has launched a new campaign on its homepage called “Shot on iPhone 6,″ which showcases photographs taken using the iPhone 6 by photographers around the world.
In a bid to expand reach into mobile financial services, Airtel Rwanda has announced plans to introduce micro-loans on Airtel Money on April 1, 2015 in a partnership with Atlantis Microfinance Limited. The service dubbed Igurize Amafaranga will target all Airtel customers, enabling them to borrow up to Rwf50, 000 instantly without collateral...
Airtel Nigeria has partnered with 2go, a mobile focused social network,  to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN 200 monthly, Airtel subscribers can obtain unlimited access to 2go.” “The latest version of 2go adds voice notes that...
Bharti Airtel last week announced a partnership with brand and multimedia group TRACE and international music superstar Akon to launch what it described as Africa’s biggest mobile music challenge. Dubbed "Airtel TRACE Music Star," the competition will be rolled out across 13 Countries in francophone and anglophone Africa where the network...
The telecom company has in the past few weeks increased its agent network by 537 in 15 days. The latest is that Airtel has launched a new and enhanced internet value proposition named Tugabane under their 2015 umbrella Campaign, ‘The Smartphone Network.’ Tugabane allows an internet customer to subscribe to a...
A new report has revealed that despite Bharti Airtel Ltd spending $9 billion to become a global firm by buying Kuwait-based Zain Group’s telecom assets in 15 countries in Africa, the company is yet to declare any profits or meet any of its growth targets. According to livemint.com, Airtel had big plans for Africa—a...
Telecommunications company Airtel Ltd has agreed to sell more than 3,500 of its mobile phone masts in six African countries to telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers in a bid to cut costs. This was revealed by the companies today. Bharti Airtel will lease back the towers from Eaton under a 10-year contract,...
Effective 15th January 2015, roaming calls to the One Area Network and call back home rates will be charged at a flat rate of Uganda shillings 350/-Receiving calls when roaming will be absolutely free whilst international calls from Uganda to the One area Network will incur a charge of Uganda shillings 330/-
When was the last time you tried to buy a song online or an App from an online store and with what ease was your money leaving your account? If you asked me what I remembered about my first app purchase online I would tell you, that I didn't even...