Rwanda

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

RW

M49 Code

646

MCC

635

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Rwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland. The country is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Rwanda is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT), and the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

News & Developments

SEOUL, South Korea (May 14, 2018) – KT Corp.(KRX: 030200, NYSE: KT) has completed the construction of Rwanda’s nationwide LTE network, the first in Africa by Korea’s top mobile carrier, as part of its efforts to boost global exports in the field of information and communications technology (ICT).