MTN set to launch commercial 3G services

30 Jul 2009

Rwandan mobile operator MTN Rwanda is set to launch 3G services, writes local newspaper The Business Times, citing Yvonne Manzi Makoro, the cellco’s senior marketing officer. Makoro said the technology is already up and running, but a commercial launch of the service will happen in the near future, although no specific date was mentioned in the report. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, MTN began trialing a pilot W-CDMA network in the country’s capital Kigali at the end of 2008.

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