Tigo Rwanda – a major telecom company has shifted to Kigali Heights a modern landmark building in the city with more spacious and corporate offices.
Kigali Heights is located in Kimihurura sector just across the Kigali Convention centre in Gasabo district.
Tigo which has moved from its previous Muhima premises is now strategically occupying the 6th floor of Kigali Heights building – according to an official statement.
President Paul Kagame officially launched Kigali Heights on December 5th, 2016 paving way for premier office space.
According to the Tigo statement, the move will affect its external Affairs, Human Resources, Marketing, Commercial (including Mobile Financial Services), Business to Business, Sales and Distribution, Customer Operations and the Offices of the CEO and Deputy CEO.
Tigo Rwanda CEO, Philip Amoateng, said, “This move is a clear indication of where Tigo has reached as a brand and where Rwanda has reached as a country for as Rwanda has grown, so has Tigo.”
Being the second largest telecommunication company in Rwanda with over three million subscribers, Tigo considers the possibility of its year on year growth due to services it delivers to Rwandans since 2009.
“These services have allowed over three million customers using our network to enjoy greater digital and financial inclusion, thereby improving their lives for the better,”Said Amoateng
Currently, the company employs over 156 staff and provides paid internships to 32 university students every year.
Last year during ‘Turahabaye’ campaign celebrating 7 years of operation in Rwanda, Tigo participated in different corporate responsibility programs that giving back to citizens.
For example, Tigo donated a solar power system to Bisesero Genocide memorial, gave cows to genocide survivors, 743 Mutuelle de Sante cards were distributed to vulnerable people living in Huye and Musanze Districts. During the same campaign they also donated two computers and provided free internet access to Rusizi Youth Center.
In 2013, Tigo paid $13.3 million in taxes but company officials declined to mention it does not show the exact amount of levies in the last three years.