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The Rwandan utilities and regulatory Authorities RURA announces administrative sanctions on MTN Rwanda Ltd for non compliance with its license obligations.

MTN Center at Nyarutarama

MTN Rwanda Ltd implemented IT managed services under an MTN regional hub outside the country in contravention with the regulatory directive issued by RURA .

MTN Rwanda Ltd preceded its implementation despite having discussed the matter with the Regulator and having been warned that such an action would constitute a serious breach of the license obligations and that appropriate measures would be taken.

By doing so, MTN Rwanda Ltd has breached its licence obligation requiring it to comply with all applicable laws, regulations and any other regulatory instruments issued by the competent authority.

On 4th May 2017, The Regulatory Board of RURA conducted a hearing session in which MTN was informed on the breach of its license obligations and was given the opportunity to be heard, whereby the MTN Rwanda Lt admitted the above mentioned breach.

In accordance with the applicable laws, the Regulatory Board of RURA decided to impose on MTN Rwanda Ltd an administrative fine of seven billion thirty million Rwandan francs( 7.030. 000.000 Frw).

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