Tanzania Telecommunications signs deal with Burundi Backbone Systems for internet connectivity

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The Tanzania Telecommunications Corporation (TTCL) has signed an agreement with Burundi Backbone Systems (BBS),  a consortium of Burundian telecoms operators planning a national fibre-optic network, to provide broadband internet connectivity to the east African nation, Xinhua reported. The USD 6 million deal will be implemented over the next decade, said TTCL chief executive Waziri Kindamba, adding that it will also allow TTCL to broaden its business portfolio in both east Africa and the Southern African Development Community region (SADC).

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Companies: Burundi Backbone Systems / TTCL
Countries: Burundi / Tanzania, United Republic of
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