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...
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 14:21
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 10:27
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 08:59
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015 15:25
Tigo, one of Tanzania's mobile phone operators, has paid out millions to its users, reports Mobile Money Africa...
4 Feb 2015 08:25
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 08:34
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 10:52
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 10:16
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...
By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38
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 07:32
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12
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 13:36
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 06:23
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.
By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014 07:39
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 09:32
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 11:30
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 08:08
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.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
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.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
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 12:19
This piece addresses the intersections between technology and culture that I identified while doing fieldwork. Therefore, this is not the result of strict data analysis, but rather the outcome of an immersion in each of these cultures.
By Marcela Ospina 7 Feb 2013 12:15