Vodacom Tanzania 4G has gone live in Dar es Salaam on May 11 2016.Vodacom’s managing director, Ian Ferrao said: “a massive investment has been done in our network supplied by Nokia to offer our subscribers the fastest network in Tanzania”.
Pete Beadle, Nokia country senior officer said: “Nokia is spending 4.5 Billion € per annum. That is equivalent to the GDP of Dar Es Salaam. It is a serious investment done to make sure we will continue leading innovation to expand the human possibilities of the connected world”.
Speaking at the launch event, Ferrao said: “We have partnered with Nokia to roll out the fastest 4G network in Tanzania, with all sites connected to our metropolitan fiber network. All major cities in Tanzania can expect to have Vodacom’s 4G network rolled out in the future and the rest of the country in due course – once spectrum becomes available, we will accelerate our roll-out plans. Our vision is to lead Tanzania into the digital age and in order to achieve this we are committed to ensure that we deliver the best 4G services available in the Country.”
Vodacom is targeting 200 Mbs Mobile Broadband Access offered very soon in Tanzania.