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TCRA suspends Kwanza Online TV for airing misleading information

Published 09 Jul 2020 11:27 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has suspended a privately owned internet-based broadcaster for eleven months for publishing information the government ...

Airtel Tanzania slashes data prices by 85%

Published 09 Jul 2020 11:24 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania has announced an 85 percent drop in its mobile data price from TZS 40 per megabyte. MD George Mathen, said customers' daily data patterns have increased ...

Docomo Digital provides Airtel Tanzania with carrier billing on Google Play

Published 02 Jul 2020 16:42 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Global mobile payments company Docomo Digital announced it has partnered with Airtel Tanzania to give the mobile operator's customers the option to pay for content on the ...

MFS Africa acquires Tanzania's Beyonic

Published 30 Jun 2020 11:21 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

African cross-border payments provider MFS Africa announced that it has acquired Beyonic, a Tanzania-based digital payments management provider of business services for SMEs, ...

Tigo Tanzania overhauls top-up service

Published 24 Jun 2020 10:52 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has revamped the electronic recharge service whereby customers can buy airtime and packages from Tigo shops and retail partners. The new Tigo Rusha service will ...

Vodacom Tanzania pays TZS 1.9 trln in taxes over past 5 years

Published 23 Jun 2020 11:22 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania says it has invested over TZS 1.6 trillion since 2012 to develop its mobile services, The Daily News reported.  It has paid about TZS 1.9 trillion in various ...

Vodacom Tanzania expands international money transfers to 200 countries

Published 17 Jun 2020 10:53 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania's M-Pesa has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio.  Vodacom customers will now be able to transfer and receive funds ...

Tanzania UCSAF signs deal with TTCL to connect 520,000 people in rural villages

Published 12 Jun 2020 10:42 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania's Universal Communication Service Access Fund (UCSAF) and the Tanzania Telecommunication Company (TTCL) have signed a contract deal to connect 520,000 people over ...

Tanzanian parliamentary committee recommends audit of TTCL over debts

Published 27 May 2020 10:11 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called for a thorough management audit of the Tanzania Telecommunications Company (TTCL) to establish areas of reform ...

Halotel, TTCL and Vodacom Tanzania to expand coverage in Urambo district

Published 25 May 2020 09:22 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation (TTCL), Halotel and Vodacom Tanzania have signed a deal with the Universal Communication Access Service Fund (UCSAF) to install ...

Talkpool Q1 net sales fall 13%, still expects monthly positive numbers by year-end

Published 20 May 2020 13:49 CET | Sweden, Tanzania, United Republic of, World

Swedish network service provider Talkpool net sales in the first quarter fell by 12.5 percent to EUR 4.88 million from EUR 5.58 million the year before. It said Covid-19 had ...

MasterCard ties up with NMB to launch digital transport payment in Tanzania

Published 11 May 2020 10:57 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

MasterCard and NMB Bank in Tanzania have launched a digital platform called EYWA Transit Solution. Consisting of a mobile app and a transit card, the mass transportation ...

Vodacom Tanzania grows subscriber base by 1.4 mln in past year

Published 11 May 2020 08:33 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania said its subscriber base increased by 1.4 million to 15.5 million in the year ended 31 March, showing strong commercial growth and an increase in its market ...

Airtel Tanzania sees 30% rise in Timiza Akiba savings in past 3 months

Published 04 May 2020 11:22 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania says total savings under its Timiza Akiba savings product have grown by more than 30 percent in the last three months alone. It was launched just under two ...

Airtel Tanzania donates TZS 700nmln to support health workers

Published 30 Apr 2020 12:36 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania has donated TZS 700 million to the ministry for health primarily to support health workers on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19. The money will be ...

Zantel launches special offer for Ramadan

Published 27 Apr 2020 11:29 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania operator Zantel is running a special offer for Ramadan to enable customers to communicate easily. It is providing a variety of Islamic content relevant to Holy Month ...

Vodacom Tanzania donates TZS 2 bln to support fight against Covid-19 pandemic

Published 22 Apr 2020 12:17 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania through its foundation has donated TZS 2 billion to support government efforts in combating the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Vodacom Tanzania MD Hisham ...

Tigo Tanzania introduces cross-border mobile money for East Africa region

Published 21 Apr 2020 17:00 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has launched a service that allows Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from Safaricom's M-Pesa in Kenya, MTN Uganda and ...

Vodacom Tanzania launches DocuSign e-signature platform for remote business

Published 06 Apr 2020 12:54 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has introduced the DocuSign e-signature platform for signing company documents electronically, to help business and corporate clients reduce unnecessary ...

Vodacom Tanzania non-executive director resigns

Published 03 Apr 2020 12:12 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania has announced the resignation of Henry Surtees as non-executive director and member of the remuneration committee of the company effective 10 March....

Airtel Tanzania to disburse TZS 2.6 bln interest to customers

Published 19 Mar 2020 10:23 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Airtel Tanzania is set to disburse TZS 2.6 billion as interest to its mobile money customers for using Airtel Money services, The Citizen reported. The disbursement for ...

Tanzanian regulator retrieves 3 mln SIM cards after switch-off

Published 18 Mar 2020 11:02 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) says 3 million out of the 9 million SIM cards switched off for failure to finalise biometric registration have been ...

East Africa smartphone market grows 14% in 2019

Published 17 Mar 2020 08:38 CET | Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda

Kenya's smartphone market saw shipments increase 20.3 percent year on year in Q4 2019, according to the latest report from IDC. Elsewhere in East Africa, Tanzania and Uganda ...

Vodacom Tanzania to compensate customers affected by internet hitch

Published 27 Feb 2020 13:44 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Vodacom Tanzania said will compensate data customers who were affected by the internet service outage that took place in the evening of 23 February. The outage was caused by ...

MTN Uganda signs money transfer deal with Vodacom Tanzania

Published 26 Feb 2020 14:29 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda

MTN Uganda has added Vodacom Tanzania to the list of telecom partners with whom customers can do mobile money transactions. This follows the success of the service with other ...

 

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