Latest Telecoms News about Tanzania

Helios Towers to Improve Tanzanian Indoor Coverage

  African towers operator, Helios Towers has announced plans to offer in-building coverage services in Tanzania....

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Tigo Launches mobile money transfer between Rwanda and Tanzania

  The mobile network operator, Tigo has started a cross-border Mobile Money remittance service between Tanzania and Rwanda....

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Tanzania Improves Communications Link Between Mainland and Zanzibar

  Tanzania's government has switched on a new microwave link designed to improve communications between the mainland and the island of Zanzibar....

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Tanzanian Network Misses Debt Collection Deadline

  Tanzania's state owned telco, TTCL has recovered just a third of the outstanding debt it is owned from public organisations and government departments, according to local media reports....

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Vietnam's Viettel Eying Expansion into Tanzania and Myanmar

  Vietnam's military owned mobile network operator, Viettel is eying up further overseas expansion to add to the seven countries where it already holds operating licenses....

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Tanzania Looking to Buy Bharti Aitel's 35% Stake in Local Landline Operator

  Tanzania's government is pushing ahead with plans to buy back the 35% stake in a local telecoms network currently owned by India's Bharti Airtel....

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Vodacom Raises Stake in Tanzanian Subsidiary

  South Africa based Vodacom has raised its stake in Vodacom Tanzania from 65% to 82.2% for a payment of ZAR2.5 billion (US$250 million)....

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Southern African Governments Accelerate Mobile Access to an Extra 300 Million People

  The Governments of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia have agreed a set of common priorities to accelerate the roll out of mobile broadband in the region, with the view of creating an additional 3.2 million jobs for Sub-Saharan Africa by 2020....

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Tanzania Blames World Bank for Slow Rural Phone Coverage Growth

  Tanzania's ICT Ministry has blamed red tape at the World Bank for delays in plans to expand mobile phone coverage to over 200 rural villages....

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Vodacom Planning $124 Million Investment in Tanzanian Network

  Tanzania's Vodacom expects to invest around US$124 million in its network this year, but warned that rising taxes could hamper investment in the future....

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