Tanzania allocates 700MHz spectrum to Vodacom, Azam Telecom

26 Jun 2018

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has announced the results of its recently concluded auction of mobile spectrum in the 700MHz band. A total of 2×20MHz was allocated, with the successful bidders confirmed as Vodacom Tanzania, which acquired 2×10MHz for a total price of USD10.005 million, and Azam Telecom, which paid USD10.000 million for the remaining 2×10MHz. The new licences include the following coverage obligation: population coverage for broadband services meeting the specified quality of service level should be equal to 60% by the end of 2021, rising to 90% by end of 2024.

Tanzania, Vodacom Tanzania