Vodacom Tanzania 4G went live in Dar es Salaam on May 11th 2016. Nokia and Vodacom have once again demonstrated the strong partnership that is linking the two entities in Tanzania since the beginning of mobile telecommunication in the country 16 years ago.
Ian Ferrao, Vodacom TZ General Manager said: “a massive investment has been done in our Network supplied by Nokia to offer our subscribers the fastest network in Tanzania”.
The Finnish Mobile Broadband specialist is also providing 2G and 3G equipment for Vodacom Tanzania. With the recent acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia is more than ever driving innovation for a connected world. The company has 106.000 employees throughout the world and is weighting 26.6 Billion € Revenue in 2015. Pete Beadle (Nokia Country Senior Officer) said: “Our Company is putting a lot of effort in Research and Development. Nokia is spending 4.5 Billion € per annum. That is equivalent to the GDP of Dar Es Salaam. It is a serious investment done to make sure we will continue leading innovation to expand the human possibilities of the connected world.