Tanzanian government takes back 35% of TTCL from Airtel to regain full ownership

The Tanzanian government has agreed to buy back a 35 per cent stake in Tanzania Telecommunications Corp (TTCL) from Bharti Airtel for TZS14.6 billion ($7 million), with a senior government official confirming the state is now set to “regain sole …

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Airtel offloads towers in Tanzania, Malawi — report

Bharti Airtel agreed to sell mobile phone towers in Tanzania and Malawi to specialist players Helios Towers and Eaton Towers, according to Reuters. Sources said around 1,000 towers in Tanzania will go to Helios, while an unknown number of assets …

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Millicom makes mobile money move

Telecoms company Millicom has stepped up its push to gain ground for its mobile money service in the east African country of Tanzania, home to 47 million people, as competition heats up between operators seeking to pounce on the boom of mobile money in three African nations.