Internet & Cellular
The inquiry email for #BeThePeaceWalk is firstname.lastname@example.org and the phone number is +250788520336.
The International Access Code into Rwanda is +250, For calls out of Rwanda, + followed by the country code for the country you are calling, then dial the phone number of the person you want to call, minus the zero. International calls from Rwanda may be relatively very expensive.
SIM cards for mobile phones can be purchased very cheaply for the main telecommunications companies – MTN, TIGO and Airtel. Make sure your usual telephone is unlocked for use with other networks before you leave home. Phone credit (airtime) can be purchased almost everywhere, in shops and in the street, in lots of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 RWF.
You can buy Internet bundles on your phone simcard. Internet connections (wifi) can be found in most reputed hotels, and in many coffee shops and Internet cafés, yet connections can be unreliable though sometimes. Portable (Wifi) and Plug-in modems can be bought from MTN, TIGO and AIRTEL for the equivalent of between about 16,000 – 64,000 Rwandan Francs. The 4G wifi connection might not work in many different locations out of Kigali.
Rwanda uses the 2-pin French-style electricity supply. In some spaces you may find adaptors or multi-use extension cables. It is advisable to come prepared with the appropriate adaptor for your electronic appliances.
Due to frequent power surges and power cuts, it is advisable to come with a travel surge protector to protect your electronic appliances.