TCRA issues more licences

23 May 2006

Tanzania’s telecoms regulator, the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), has issued licences to five new operators and ten existing operators migrating to the new converged licensing framework, according to reports on Four firms – Datacom Africa Tanzania Limited, Cel Solutions Limited, Impaktel Limited and Benson Informatics – have been given concessions for national applications services, allowing them to offer facilities like earth stations, fixed links and cables payphone services. The licence categories in the converged licensing framework include: network facility, network service and content service.

The other licensed firms are Afsat Communications Tanzania Limited, Stacom Network Africa Limited, Allden Satellite Networks, Africa Online Tanzania Limited, Atma Electronics and Software Limited, CATS Net Limited, Jua Limited, Kicheko Limited and University Computing Centre.