Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Tigo Business Rwanda customers to get their business online in a fast, simple and affordable way

Tigo Business has signed a partnership agreement with GoDaddy Inc, the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small and independent ventures, to offer GoDaddy online services to business customers in its African markets, starting with Rwanda.

Under the agreement, eligible Tigo Rwanda Business customers on specific data plans will have access to a set of online tools to help get their business online in a fast, simple and affordable way. This includes: domain name registration and corporate email, both backed by GoDaddy’s award-winning 24/7 expert customer support. The solution is designed to help small businesses with secure, custom email accounts that can be accessed on any desktop or mobile device.

Amit Chawla, Chief Business Officer, Tigo Rwanda said: “We are proud to partner with GoDaddy in order to help businesses in Rwanda build a successful web presence that will enable them reach new customers and grow their income. Tigo Business continues to deliver its promise of supporting small and medium businesses in Rwanda build a strong online presence. Our partnership with GoDaddy is just the latest example of Tigo Business’ increasing support to small and medium enterprises in order to help expand their businesses.”

GoDaddy, a publicly traded company headquartered in the USA with nearly 17 million customers worldwide, is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work.  GoDaddy is a leader in making domain name registration fast, simple, and affordable for small businesses and entrepreneurs desiring to create and manage their digital presence.  GoDaddy also provides website creation, hosting and design, email marketing and other online productivity tools to help online ventures grow.

Tigo Rwanda is the first operation across Millicom Africa to offer GoDaddy services to its business customers.

“We are delighted to partner with Millicom in offering GoDaddy domain name and email online services to Tigo Business customers in Rwanda,” said Stefano Maruzzi, GoDaddy Vice President of EMEA.  “With our domain name registration and business email productivity solutions, businesses in Rwanda will now be able to more easily create and manage their venture’s digital presence.”

About Tigo Rwanda

Currently, Tigo Rwanda has over three million customers and has invested over US $310 million from 2009 to date.   Tigo Rwanda provides 4G LTE on mobile for both prepaid and post-paid customers.  Tigo Rwanda was awarded as the ‘Most Innovative Service’ at Africa Com 2014, for international mobile money transfers with integrated currency conversion between Tigo Rwanda and Tigo. In 2016 Tigo Rwanda became the first telecom operator in Africa to sign the Connected Women Commitment Initiative.

Tigo Rwanda is owned by Millicom, a leading telecommunications and media company uniquely dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. It provides mobile, mobile financial, cable and satellite services to more than 57 million customers in twelve countries, primarily under the Tigo brand. Tigo has been operating in Africa since 1993, in Rwanda since 2009, and serves more than 25 million customers in Africa.

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 71 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company visit