MTN Rwanda and Ericsson deliver cutting-edge connectivity solutions for Rwanda’s progress

Mitwa Ng’ambi, Chairman and CEO of MTN Rwandacell (MTN Rwanda), met with Ericsson’s Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategy Officer, Erik Ekudden, on the sidelines of the Commission’s annual meeting on broadband, during which they discussed their long-term partnership. Over the years, this partnership has seen the establishment of various services and products within MTN Rwanda and Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd, bridging the digital divide and propelling financial inclusion.

MTN has worked with Ericsson to improve the customer experience with Ericsson’s managed service solutions. One such service includes MTN’s modernized Network Operation Center (NOC) which has been implemented to handle the end-to-end monitoring of the MTN network. Thanks to the NOC, MTN Rwanda’s network operation center and incident management tools are automated, which improves the efficiency of network operations and enhances the customer experience.

Mitwa Ng’ambi, CEO of MTN Rwanda, said: “Ericsson has been a close and prominent partner over the past two decades in Rwanda. Their services allowed us to move from product to platform, seamlessly aligning with our overall strategy to deliver the most important and valuable platforms by providing 100% network coverage and bridging digital and financial gaps currently present. We look forward to achieving these ambitious goals for the benefit of our customers and stakeholders, because we believe everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.

In addition to telecommunication services, Ericsson provided Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd with a platform for digital financial services such as basic services (P2P, Cashin, Cashout & Airtime Purchase) and advanced payments (MoMoPay, OpenAPI), Loans and Savings, Bill Payments and Remittances.

Erik Ekudden, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Strategy Officer, said, “We are proud of the relationship we have built with MTN Rwanda and the opportunities we have had to be part of social and economic progress. from the country. We have collaborated on a number of initiatives ranging from modernizing the network to improving the customer experience. We remain committed to continuing to work together to explore solutions that increase social and financial inclusion here in Rwanda. Together, we can accelerate the country’s digital transformation journey. »

This mutually beneficial partnership continues to guide MTN Rwanda’s digital transformation journey by delivering innovative technologies and ecosystems that also consist of socio-economic development for the communities we serve.

About MTN Rwandacell Plc

MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda) is the market leader in mobile telecommunications in Rwanda. Since 1998, we have continuously invested in the expansion and modernization of our network and state-of-the-art digital solutions for Rwanda’s progress. As the No. 1 network in the country, we offer various services to subscribers, including innovative propositions such as personalized voice and data offers for individuals and businesses with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a new digital world. bold to our customers because we believe everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.

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