Tigo DRC reports success in troubled Kivu region

2 Oct 2013

Millicom International Cellular’s (MIC’s) Tigo cellular operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has announced that it has attracted more than a quarter of a million new customers in two troubled eastern provinces since relaunching services there in June this year. The operator says more than two thousand new customers a day have signed up in North and South Kivu provinces, Telecompaper reports, despite continuing unrest in the region. MIC president and CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht commented: ‘We are very proud to be back in Kivu. Our return has been met by an amazing response from its people and I congratulate our team for their extraordinary work in such tough conditions. The progress is a symbol of the ambition to help transform the lives of customers in Kivu and support the process of normalisation across the region.

Congo, Dem. Rep.,Tigo DRC,

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