Vodacom Tanzania breaks two million-subscriber barrier

31 Mar 2006

Vodacom Tanzania yesterday reported it has signed up its two-millionth customer since launching operations in Dar es Salaam in August 2000. Vodacom is the largest mobile operator in the country with 2,082,500 customers, ahead of Celtel with 952,690, Mobitel (590,000) and Zantel (230,000). Vodacom is looking to protect its commanding lead by introducing more advanced HSDPA technology. Elsewhere, fixed line operator Tanzania Telecommunication Company (TTCL) has around 145,000 main lines in service.