Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Vodacom’s US$20 smart feature phone sells out in Tanzania

Vodacom's US$20 smart feature phone sells out in Tanzania

Operator confirms device is out of stock after successful launch in early November 2019.

Tigo, Zantel move ahead with merge in Tanzania

Tigo, Zantel move ahead with merge in Tanzania

Deal awaits regulatory approval, but process to transfer ownership of shares in Zantel to Tigo is complete.

Vodacom Tanzania backs Tujibebe youth development initiative

Vodacom Tanzania backs Tujibebe youth development initiative

Company partners with global NGO Girl Effect to equip adolescents with skills to establish businesses, manage tech and finances.

Tanzania secures US$5.9-million Burundi connection deal

Tanzania secures US$5.9-million Burundi connection deal

Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited and Burundi Backbone System commit to ten-year agreement.

Tigo launches 4G+ in Tanzania

 Company rolls out network service in five cities.

Vodacom Tanzania launches Smart Kitochi

Vodacom Tanzania launches Smart Kitochi

Said to be Tanzania's first smart feature phone Powered by KaiOS.

Ericsson, Tigo partner with GSMA on Tanzania connectivity project

Ericsson, Tigo partner with GSMA on Tanzania connectivity project

Tech firms launch first active 3G sites in GSMA infrastructure-sharing partnership.

Tanzania threatens to disconnect 39 million subscribers

Tanzania threatens to disconnect 39 million subscribers

Regulator digs in heels over 31 December ultimatum to all users to register SIM cards via the biometric system.

Avanti Communications, Bentley Walker ink satellite connectivity deal.

Avanti Communications, Bentley Walker ink satellite connectivity deal

Partners enter into agreement to supply "superfast satellite broadband".

Vodacom Tanzania launches Supa Network campaign

Vodacom Tanzania launches Supa Network campaign

Awareness drive to highlight continued investment in country's communications infrastructure.

Mobile broadband initiative to connect rural Tanzania.

Mobile broadband initiative to connect rural Tanzania

3G pilot sites scheduled for rollout to test network connectivity services to a potential 13 million people.