Zantel begins major network expansion

31 Jul 2007

According to reports in the East African Business Week newspaper, Zanzibar Telecommunication Limited (Zantel) has started work on the initial phase of its major network expansion in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam. The build-out is designed to enhance network coverage throughout the country, tripling the network capacity in the next six months. The paper says Huawei Technologies of China has been commissioned to upgrade Zantel’s CDMA and GSM networks; Huawei will build over 200 sites in the next six months.