KTRN partners with INFINIX Mobility Rwanda to ease 4G-enabled Smartphone penetration in Rwanda
In a bid to increase affordable 4G-enabled smartphones and further the GoR’s initiative dubbed “Connect Rwanda”, KTRN, Rwanda’s only 4G LTE wholesaler company, has signed a partnership agreement with INFINIX Mobility (one of the main smartphone importers and distributors in Rwanda); during this partnership, KTRN will subsidize the gap between 3G & 4G enabled smartphone pricing so as these INFINIX phones (3G&4G enabled) be sold at the same price.
Besides the benefit of buying a smartphone at an affordable price, anyone who will buy a 4G enabled smart phone from INFINIX point of sales shall enjoy the most reliable and fastest broadband internet on the market as he or she will get free 10GB Data from Mango Telecom as a welcome pack.
“After assessing how different 4G enabled phones & 3G phones are sold on the market, we felt so concerned on the pricing and as a result, we have decided to partner with INFINIX Mobility Rwanda to bring down the cost of 4G enabled handsets thus making it affordable to everyone.” Said Daeheak AN, Chief Executive Officer at KTRN.
This subsidizing strategy is expected to support around 10,000 Rwandans to own and adapt to 4G smartphones while fostering the use of advanced digital services on the other hand. With a 4G LTE coverage of over 98% of the population, the focus is now on ensuring fast internet access to all Rwandans.
“INFINIX is happy to be part of this project, as it is in line with the Rwandan Government's priority to address & accelerate economic growth and poverty reduction through the digital economy therefore our main purpose is to increase 4G-enabled mobile phones and better quality internet of 4G technology penetration which will facilitate the Electronic Financial Transactions.” Said Rick ZHANG- INFINIX Country representative.
The partnership will run for 3 months starting from 20th July 2022; Furthermore, Rwandans should not miss this golden opportunity of buying an INFINIX 4G-enabled smartphone at an affordable price.
For smartphone purchases and/ or other inquiries, please visit INFINIX point of sales across the country.