Tanzania Telecommunications Company (TTCL) has revealed that is expecting to invest over USD 6 million in order to upgrade telecom equipment for over 300,000 people living in 202 villages. The project is expected to commence soon and will cover 16 regions in Tanzania.
According to Business Week, the regions include: Arusha, Tabora, Iringa, Kagera, Manyara, Dodoma, Lindi, Mbeya, Morogoro and Mtwara.
The company expects to target other regions for future development, which include: Mwanza, Pwani, Ruvuma, Shinyanga, Singida and Tanga.
Kamugisha Kazaura, chief executive officer of TTCL, stated that: “Our aim is to make sure that every constituency and village that was lacking telecommunication for a long time, to have that access. “The project follows an agreement inked between TTCL and the Universal Communication Services Access Fund (UCSAF).