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Tanzanian government agrees to extend fibre backbone to Mozambique

Published 07 Apr 2021 14:32 CET | Mozambique, Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government has signed a contract worth TZS 2.4 billion to expand Tanzania's National ICT Broadband Backbone to Mozambique, The Citizen reported. The project ...

Tanzanian regulator suspends telecom firms' new data charges

Published 06 Apr 2021 10:18 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has suspended telecommunication firms' new data bundles amid public uproar, The Citizen reported. On 02 April, every ...

Tigo Pesa and Visa sign payment partnership deal

Published 30 Mar 2021 15:39 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has announced a partnership with Visa to extend instant access to funds for consumers from their bank account to Tigo Pesa wallets, using Visa Direct. Powered ...

Tigo Tanzania signs payment deal with tea growers' association

Published 24 Mar 2021 10:13 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has reached an agreement with the Rungwe Small Tea Growers Association to facilitate payments through a mobile service tailored to over 8,000 tea growers in ...

Tigo Pesa marks 10 years of service in Tanzania with 9 mln customers

Published 23 Mar 2021 14:28 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania is celebrating ten years of Tigo Pesa, a financial service platform that has reached 9 million active customers. Over the past decade, Tigo Pesa has evolved ...

Tanzanian govt mulls charging for Whatsapp calls amid falling revenue

Published 15 Mar 2021 10:27 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government is working out a plan to charge for WhatsApp calls, in efforts to recoup revenue it has been losing to falling international traffic charges, The ...

UBA Bank launches mobile app in Tanzania

Published 12 Mar 2021 10:52 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

United Bank for Africa (UBA Bank) has announced the launch in Tanzania of a new banking application with web, mobile, USSD and chat functions. UBA Bank Tanzania head of ...

TCRA says consumer protection rules enter force on 02 April

Published 04 Mar 2021 14:31 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has enacted regulations to address service users' concerns and to increase the efficiency of the telecom industry, The ...

TTCL fully covers Dar es Salam with internet services

Published 03 Mar 2021 14:38 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzania Telecommunication Corporation (TTCL) said it now supplies 99.8 percent of the Dar es Salaam Region with internet services, while in other areas, work is under ...

Justdiggit and KaiOS run environmental app trial aimed at farmers

Published 01 Mar 2021 14:09 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

KaiOS Technologies and Justdiggit have started a project to provide rural African farmers with mobile technology. Using KaiOS-enabled smart feature phones, 300 participants ...

Tanzanian regulator fines 6 operators TZS 38 bln for poor service, orders them to reinvest sum in improvements

Published 19 Feb 2021 11:30 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has fined six mobile phone companies a total of TZS 38.1 billion for poor quality of telecoms services, The Citizen ...

Vodacom Tanzania to pay out TZS 4.1 bln interest to M-Pesa customers

Published 18 Feb 2021 12:46 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania announced that it will give out a total of TZS 4.1 billion in dividends to M-Pesa customers who have used the service from July to September 2020. This is an ...

Tanzanian govt orders mobile firms to expand network reach

Published 18 Feb 2021 11:24 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian ICT ministry says it has instructed telecom companies to go countrywide and ensure their services reach the public, the Daily News reported. Deputy minister  ...

Tigo Tanzania offers 10 minutes of free early-morning on-net calls

Published 12 Feb 2021 11:03 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has launched a new service called Amka na Tigo to reward customers with ten minutes of free on-net calls every day from 06:00 hrs to 09:00 hrs. Head of ...

Vodacom Tanzania and Hope Holding stores run Valentine campaign to promote mobile payments

Published 11 Feb 2021 11:23 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has launched the Lipa Kwa Simu Valentine Campaign, to reward customers for using their mobile phones for purchases at Hope Holding stores with discounts, ...

Airtel Tanzania announces nationwide 4G upgrade, offers 7 GB free to customers switching from 3G SIM

Published 11 Feb 2021 10:30 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania has announced the upgrade of its 4G network throughout the country to improve and provide efficient communication services, the Daily News reported. ...

Vodacom Tanzania adds 213,000 customers in Q4 but down nearly 3% year on year

Published 08 Feb 2021 10:50 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania said it added 213,000 customers in the three months to 31 December 2020, bringing the total number to 15.2 million, a 2.7 percent year-on-year decrease from ...

Tanzanian govt warns telcos over disclosure of clients' information

Published 28 Jan 2021 13:25 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government has warned telecommunication companies against illegal disclosure of customer information to third parties, reports The Citizen. Communication and ...

Tanzania joins East Africa's One Network Area roaming agreement

Published 28 Jan 2021 11:12 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania has joined the One Network Area initiative by member countries of the East African Community (EAC)  to harmonise tariffs for voice calls within the region, Ecofin ...

Vodacom Tanzania offers new Tecno and Itel smartphones with year's free data

Published 28 Jan 2021 11:03 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has launched the Tecno RC6 (Tecno Babkubwa) with a special offer of 60 GB of free data for twelve months, and the Itel AC13 (Itel Kitonga) with 48 GB for ...

Tanzanian telecom operators sign TZS 6 bln deal with universal services fund

Published 28 Jan 2021 10:59 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania's three telecommunication firms have signed a TZS 6 billion contract with the Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF), The Citizen reported. Under the ...

Tigo Tanzania enables Zanzibar Water Authority bill payments via Tigo Pesa

Published 21 Jan 2021 15:31 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has partnered with the Zanzibar Water Authority(Zawa) to enable Tigo Pesa customers to pay their water bills with ease in Zanzibar. ...

Tigo Tanzania relaunches merchant payment system

Published 21 Jan 2021 15:27 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has relaunched its merchant payment system to digitise the retail sector. The service was introduced to the market in 2014 under the name Lipa Hapa kwa Tigo ...

MultiChoice Tanzania offers package upgrade until 31 March

Published 20 Jan 2021 13:30 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

MultiChoice Tanzania is offering upgrades to active and disconnected DStv Bomba, Family and Compact customers to enable them to obtain a higher tier package within 48 hours ...

Tanzanian govt orders TTCL to act more commercially

Published 19 Jan 2021 11:03 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzanian ICT minister Faustine Ndugulile has directed TTCL Corporation staff to change their mindsets to turn the state-owned telecom firm into one that operates ...

 

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