Tanzania partners power company TANESCO to increase broadband connectivity

9 Sep 2021

Tanzania’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) to expand broadband connectivity across the country, reports Daily News. Under the agreement, state-owned Tanzania Telecommunication Corporation will utilise TANESCO’s electricity infrastructure to roll out fibre-optic broadband connectivity. At present, the country’s national fibre-optic network stretches 8,319km and connects 21 regional capitals, but the agreement is expected to increase the length of the infrastructure by 4,450km and connect the remaining ten regions.

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