Latest Telecoms News about Tanzania

Halotel Expanding Coverage to 1,800 Villages

  Tanzania's newish mobile network operator, Viettel (which trades as Halotel) has outlined plans to expand its network into 1,800 villages by the end of this October....

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New Mobile Network Launched in Tanzania

  Vietnam based Viettel has continued its overseas expansion, by launching a new mobile network in Tanzania....

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Smile Raises USD365 Million to Accelerate its LTE Network Expansion in Africa

  Smile Telecoms Holdings, which owns and operates LTE networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, announced that it raised USD365 million of debt and equity financing....

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Smile Communications selects Ericsson for LTE managed services

  Ericsson says that it has signed a 5-year managed services contract for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Etisalat Sells Tanzanian Subsidiary for One Dollar

  Millicom has signed am agreement to acquire an 85% stake in Zanzibar Telecom (Zantel) from Etisalat Group for just one dollar....

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UhuruOne Upgrades Wi-Fi Network

  Alepo has announced a new partnership with UhuruOne, an internet service provider in Tanzania, to support the growth and evolution of the ISP's prepaid Wi-Fi services in the country....

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Vodacom Planning Big Push into Rural Tanzania

  Vodacom's Tanzania subsidiary is planning to spend around US$100 million this year expanding its network in rural areas. The investment will also include boosting its mobile money services....

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Tigo Launches 4G Services in Tanzania

  Tanzania's Tigo has announced the launch its its LTE based 4G network....

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Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect their Mobile Money Platforms

  Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services....

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Over Half of Tigo Tanzania's Customers Using Mobile Money Services

  Tanzania's Tigo, the local subsidiary of Millicom, says that it has added a million customers to its mobile money service over the past year....

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