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Tigo takes the lead in Tanzania

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Tanzania’s digital lifestyle telecom operator, Tigo, is now the leading mobile telephone company with the fastest and widest 4G LTE network in the Tanzania.
Since its inception in April 2015 in Dar Es Salaam, Tigo 4G LTE has expanded to Arusha, Tanga, Dodoma, Morogoro, Moshi, Mwanza, Tabora, Musoma, Bukoba, Kigoma and Shinyanga and plans are underway to cover all major cities before the end of this year.
The Tigo 4G LTE network provides faster internet speed to surf and download content and in making uninterrupted Skype calls. The 4G LTE significantly enhances the customer experience in in high definition video streaming. With the current partnership with YouTube, Tigo customers can also enjoy free video streaming at night.
Tigo GM, Diego Gutierrez, says: “The expansion of 4G technology to all corners of the country is in line with our commitment to provide our customers with world class services that enable them to enjoy a fully digital lifestyle.
“The countrywide expansion of 4G once again demonstrates not only Tigo’s leadership in delivering cutting edge technology and innovation in Tanzania but also emphasizes our commitment to increase access to the Internet to as many Tanzanians as possible,” he adds.
Diego Gutierrez says Tigo is currently embarking on a network modernisation programme that includes increasing capacity to all the 12 4G LTE covered cities as well as increasing considerably the 3G coverage countrywide and optimising the 2G network.
Tigo customers have welcomed the Tigo 4G LTE technology which promises a stable mobile internet connection that eliminates the past frustrations of Internet buffering, thus ensuring seamless and reliable data access.
Gutierrez says Tigo will this year be investing over $75-million on the network expansion and quality improvement by scaling up its 4G and 3G sites, fibre network as well as increasing the number of customer service outlets countrywide.