Telecommunication Companies In Tanzania

Telecommunication Companies In Tanzania

The telecommunication sector is made up of companies that make communication possible on a global scale, whether through the phone, the internet, over airwaves, or cables. These companies create the infrastructure that allows data such as text, voice, audio, or video to be sent anywhere in the world.

Telecommunication Companies In Tanzania

There are 8 telecommunication operators in Tanzania:

the government-owned Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL)

the privately-owned companies Airtel Tanzania,

Smart Telecom

Vietel Tanzania Limited (Halotel)

MIC Tanzania Limited (Tigo),

Vodacom Tanzania


Zanzibar Telecom Limited (Zantel).

What are the biggest telecom companies in Tanzania?

Some of the mobile phone companies operating in Tanzania with market share as of December 2022 as published by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority are:

  • Vodacom Tanzania 30%
  • Airtel Tanzania 28%
  • MIC Tanzania Limited (Tigo Tanzania) formerly Mobitel 26%
  • Viettel Tanzania Limited (Halotel) 13%

Which is the best telecom company in Tanzania?

Vodacom Tanzania Limited (“Vodacom”): The largest cellular service provider in Tanzania is Vodacom Tanzania Limited. As of the end of 2020, Vodacom had above 15.6 million users, making it the largest wireless telecom in Tanzania.

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Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania, just Vodacom, is the largest operator in Tanzania. It has the best coverage throughout the country, but they are also the most expensive operator.