Viettel to Spend $1b on Tanzania Expansion

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Vietnam’s Viettel plans to spend $1 billion to roll out a 3G network and other services in the east African nation of Tanzania.

The operator plans to offer low-cost smartphones and provide free internet access to schools, hospitals and offices as part of its commitment to the nation, Reuters reported.

Viettel picked up a mobile license in Tanzania earlier this month, and plans to launch services next July.

Tanzania’s mobile market is currently controlled by Bharti Airtel, Etisalat’s Zantel, Vodacom Tanzania and Tigo Tanzania. The nation has around 29 million mobile customers, representing a mobile penetration of around 64%. Read more at Telecomasia

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