MTN Uganda, Centenary Bank and Ministry of Health partner on medical camps offering services such as cancer screening, child immunisation and nutrition...
Tigo Tanzania announced that customers of its Tigo Pesa mobile money service will now be able to move funds between any of the country's mobile money operators
22 Feb 2016
The profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now...
Adeyemi Adepetun 18 Feb 2016
Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...
5 Feb 2016
Viettel announced the launch of mobile and internet services in Tanzania, under the brand name of Halotel. The launch reflects Viettel's expansion in its tenth market, and to the second biggest economy in East Africa...
15 Oct 2015
Zantel mobile phone subscribers will start to get real time entertainment news through their smart phones under a new product code named, Zuninga television...
14 May 2015
TIGO Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology that will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country...
28 Apr 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
Tigo, one of Tanzania's mobile phone operators, has paid out millions to its users, reports Mobile Money Africa...
4 Feb 2015
M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...
26 Jan 2015
Three months after Tigo paid a profit of TZS 14.25 billion ($8.64m) accumulated in the Tigo Pesa Trust Account to its users, the company has announced the first of its regular quarterly payments worth $1.8m to Tigo Pesa users...
1 Dec 2014
A new service, powered by Mahindra Comviva, allows Airtel Money and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania to send and receive money directly between the mobile money accounts of these two service providers...
14 Nov 2014
Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...
Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014
In a move that is expected to promote internet adoption in Tanzania, Tigo is now offering free access to basic internet services through Facebook's Internet.org app...
30 Oct 2014
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014
In an aim to support the needs of Tanzania's large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises, Tigo Tanzania has launched Tigo Business unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections.
15 May 2014
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014
MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.
Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014
This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.
6 Mar 2014
Tigo, a subsidiary of the international telecommunications and media company Millicom has announced the launch of a pioneering cross-border Mobile Money remittance service between Tanzania and Rwanda.
26 Feb 2014
Vodacom said on Tuesday, 26 November, it had entered into an agreement with Cavalry Holdings Limited and its shareholders to acquire an additional indirect 17.2% interest in Vodacom Tanzania Limited to increase its total economic interest in Vodacom Tanzania from 65% to 82.2%.
27 Nov 2013
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Helios Towers Africa (HTA) has announced that its Tanzanian subsidiary, Helios Towers Tanzania, has reached an agreement with Vodacom Tanzania Limited to acquire 100% of its existing tower network in the country for stock and cash in the Vodacom Group's first ever towers transaction.
22 Jul 2013