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Direct Pay Online launches B2B payment card in Kenya and Tanzania

Published 17 Jun 2019 09:25 CET | Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic of

African provider Direct Pay Online (DPO) has launched the DumaCard business-to-business payment card in Kenya and Tanzania. It is available in plastic and virtual forms and ...

Bharti Airtel to pay Tanzania TZS 60 bln, cancel debt to settle dispute

Published 11 Jun 2019 09:28 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

India's Bharti Airtel has agreed to pay TZS 60 billion over five years and cancel debt to resolve a dispute over ownership of its Airtel Tanzania unit, Reuters reported. ...

Tigo Tanzania runs Africa Cup of Nations promotion

Published 10 Jun 2019 14:16 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has launched a football promotion called Soka Afrika, giving customers the opportunity to win a trip to Egypt and other prizes. Ten lucky Tigo customers will ...

Tigo Tanzania launches Saizi Yako offer

Published 10 Jun 2019 11:09 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has launched a service called 'Saizi Yako' which aims to address the specific internet, voice and SMS needs of each customer at an affordable price. Tigo says ...

Vodacom Tanzania ties up with Amana bank to launch Halal Pesa

Published 29 May 2019 13:38 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania in partnership with Amana Bank has launched a new M-Pesa mobile money service dubbed Halal Pesa. Halal, which means "lawful", ensures M-Pesa customers have ...

TTCL requires TZS 1.7 trln for five-year strategy plan

Published 27 May 2019 12:54 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

State-owned Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation (TTCL) said it needs TZS 1.77 trillion in capital injection to fund its five-year strategic plan to increase its market ...

Tanzania's Azam Media secures licences to air local free-to-air TV channels

Published 27 May 2019 12:46 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania's Azam Media has received an operator licence that will allow it to broadcast local channels. According to Azam Media CEO Tido Mhando, the free to air (FTA) channels ...

Vodacom Tanzania FY service revenues rise to TZS 1.02 tln

Published 16 May 2019 08:41 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania service revenue increased to TZS 1.02 trillion during the year to end March, from 977 billion the year before, buoyed by strong growth at M-Pesa, data and ...

Vodacom Tanzania opens service centre in Mpanda

Published 02 May 2019 10:19 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has launched a service centre in Mpanda District in Katavi region to extend access to communication and financial services in the region. Vodacom said its ...

Tanzanian government says subscriber must only hold one SIM per operator

Published 26 Apr 2019 13:23 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government has directed mobile phone users to own only one SIM card per telecommunication firm, instead of possessing several SIMs from the same service ...

Tanzania telecom firms to re-register Sim cards

Published 16 Apr 2019 14:07 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has directed mobile operators to re-register all Sim cards from 01 May. Operators Vodacom Tanzania, Halotel, Tigo, Airtel, ...

Tigo Tanzania in plans to list on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange by end of June

Published 12 Apr 2019 10:19 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has announced that it will list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange by the end of June, after fulfilling the listing requirements, the EastAfrican reported. In ...

Vodacom Tanzania pays TZS 5.8 bln settlement to free employees

Published 12 Apr 2019 08:47 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

In accordance with international best practice, Vodacom Group and Vodafone Group have retained the law firm Squire Patton Boggs to conduct an internal review into the facts ...

Visa ties up with Branch app to offer virtual cards to 2 mln people in sub-Saharan Africa

Published 09 Apr 2019 12:35 CET | Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, United Republic of

Visa will partner the Branch mobile application to offer virtual Visa prepaid debit cards offered to over 2 million consumers in sub-Saharan Africa. Branch will implement ...

Vodacom Tanzania appoints Marais as acting MD

Published 05 Apr 2019 10:14 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The company said various charges have been levelled against some of these employees in a Dar es Salaam Magistrate Court and they are currently in police custody, including ...

Vodacom Tanzania MD, four others arrested over alleged fraudulent use of facilities

Published 04 Apr 2019 10:13 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Newly appointed Vodacom Tanzania MD Hisham Hendi and four other staff were arrested and charged in Dar es Salaam over alleged fraudulent use of facilities, the company said. ...

Vodacom Tanzania launches dedicated business unit

Published 02 Apr 2019 16:31 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has launched its business unit, tailored to meet the needs of large corporates, small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small and home offices (SOHOs). ...

Visa to launch mobile app in Tanzania

Published 12 Mar 2019 13:47 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Visa is set to launch a mobile app that will allow free-of-charge and cross-border transactions in Tanzania. The Visa on mobile app is a global payment system which enables ...

Airtel Tanzania doubles data bundles paid with mobile money

Published 21 Feb 2019 12:48 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania announced a new offer for customers to get twice the standard data in bundles if they make the purchase over Airtel Money. The Dabo Data and Smatika plans of ...

TTCL gets 30-day ultimatum to supply SIM cards, vouchers in rural areas

Published 18 Feb 2019 14:01 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government has issued a 30-day ultimatum to state-owned TTCL to ensure its SIM cards and airtime vouchers reach all rural areas to bolster coverage nationwide, ...

TTCL unit T-Pesa signs deal with Korean consortium to offer payment smart card

Published 18 Feb 2019 13:59 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

TTCL Corporation subsidiary T-Pesa has signed a deal with a South Korean consortium of companies to build a cashless transaction platform for instant payments for goods and ...

Global Voice Group hands over traffic monitoring platform to Tanzanian regulator

Published 23 Jan 2019 15:13 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Global Voice Group said it has handed over the Telecom Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS), an oversight system that can effectively oversee, protect, and promote the telecom ...

Tanzanian mobile money subscribers up 4.7% in Q3

Published 18 Jan 2019 09:21 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The number of mobile money subscribers in Tanzania rose by 4.7 percent during the third quarter of 2018, The Citizen reported. The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority ...

Airtel Tanzania gives up part of its stake to government, agrees to pay dividends

Published 14 Jan 2019 09:58 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania has agreed to give up a part of its stake to the government, raising the state's shareholding to 49 percent from 40 percent, the president's office said, ...

Tigo seeks to acquire rest of Zantel

Published 10 Jan 2019 14:50 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Mic Tanzania, trading as Tigo, has written to the Fair Competition Commission (FCC) seeking regulatory approval to acquire the remaining shares of Zantel and its subsidiary ...

 

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