Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

Tigo Tanzania announces 4G strategy.

Tigo Tanzania announces 4G strategy

Telco launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania.

Viettel investing $1bn on Tanzanian 3G network.

Viettel investing $1bn on Tanzanian 3G network

Vietnam-based telecoms operator plans investment in East African country.

NEC inks $1.6mn Tanzania network capacity deal.

NEC inks $1.6mn Tanzania network capacity deal

Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited’s microwave links being upgraded in six areas.

Tanzania telecom listings expected next year.

Tanzania telecom listings expected next year

Mandatory rules aimed at enabling citizens to take a stake in the fast growing industry.

Free Facebook access for Tigo Tanzania customers.

Free Facebook access for Tigo Tanzania customers

Move to boost usage of the social networking service in the East African country.

Positive mobile wallet balances to benefit Tigo Tanzania users.

Positive mobile wallet balances to benefit Tigo Tanzania users

Millicom launches service to help mobile money users earn a return.

 Tanzania Telecommunication Limited (TTLC) has collected less than a third of what’s owed to it.

Tanzania fixed line operator struggles to recoup debt

Tanzania Telecommunication Limited (TTLC) has collected less than a third of what it's owed.

Millicom expanding ‘EduME’ mobile service to Tanzania.

Millicom expanding ‘EduME’ mobile service to Tanzania

The telecoms company, via its Tigo unit, already operates the offering in Rwanda.

Vodacom ups stake in its Tanzanian unit.

Vodacom ups stake in its Tanzanian unit

SA headquartered mobile operator plans to pay $250mn to increase stake to 82.2% in the East Africa telecoms firm.

MTN twice the size of Tanzania’s economy.

‘MTN twice the size of Tanzania’s economy’

Mobile operator’s market cap dwarfs gross domestic product of the East African nation.

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Vodacom Tanzania to invest $124mn in network expansions

The funds will also go towards developing data and mobile phone cash transfer services.