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  • Rene Meza, Managing Director for Vodacom Tanzania,

    Vodacom Tanzania to provide access to rural areas

    April 29, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania to provide access to rural areas

    Vodacom’s Tanzanian subsidiary has been selected as one of the Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in country. What this means, is that the company will be in a position to provide telecommunication services to selected rural and urban under served...

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    Airtel Kenya removes Chief Executive Officer

    March 25, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Kenya removes Chief Executive Officer

    Mobile operator Airtel Kenya has replaced Chief Executive Officer Shivan Bhargava, and the position has now been filled by Milicom’s Tigo Ghana general manager Adil El Yousseffi. According to sources close to the situation, Bhargava left because he...

  • Vodacom Tanzania progresses on 3G backbone

    January 24, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania progresses on 3G backbone

    Vodacom Tanzania has announced that it would have the second stage of its backbone 3G link up and running by April 2013. The company also added that it would be operational at that time and deliver faster and more secure connections to its users. It comes as...

  • Tanzania – Vodacom to reward M-Pesa customers

    December 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Tanzania’s Daily News reports on an announcement by Vodacom Tanzania to reward customers with bonus airtime if they utilise the company’s M-Pesa mobile payment service.   M-Pesa is reportedly linked to numerous service providers that accept it as a...

  • Vodacom Tanzania to focus on rural expansion

    July 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania to focus on rural expansion

    Tanzanian mobile phone services provider Vodacom will have a strong focus on the expansion of services to rural areas, as Managing Director Rene Meza said the scope for growth is great. Meza took the reins just over a year ago, and has already made a number...

  • Vodacom Tanzania to invest $77-million in upgrades

    June 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania to invest $77-million in upgrades

    Mobile operator Vodacom Tanzania unveiled its plans to invest over $77-million to upgrade the operator’s network in the country this year. The investment announcement was made by Managing Director Rene Meza. Meza said that they have just completed the...

  • Vodacom Tanzania grabs two Airtel execs

    January 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania grabs two Airtel execs

    Vodacom Tanzania’s new boss has already shown his ability to ruffle feathers after he took two executives with him from Airtel to the Tanzania telecom operator. The move by Rene Meza, Airtel’s former CEO, comes as telecommunications operators across the...

  • Former Bharti Airtel Kenya MD joins Vodacom

    September 5, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on Former Bharti Airtel Kenya MD joins Vodacom

    Vodacom today announced the appointment of Rene Meza as Managing Director of Vodacom Tanzania. Currently Managing Director of Bharti Airtel’s Kenya operations, Rene brings over 12 years’ international experience in telecommunications across...

  • Airtel Kenya slashes call rates

    January 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Kenya slashes call rates

    AIRTEL Kenya has lowered its call rate in Kenya to $ 0.0125 as it seeks to forge ahead in the telecommunications market and grow its subscriber numbers in the country. The move comes barely six months after its call rates were lowered by more than 50 percent...

  • Zain Kenya protests against consultant’s appointment

    September 27, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zain Kenya protests against consultant’s appointment

    Telecommunications company Zain Kenya has taken issue with the selection process for the consultant appointed by government to review the Kenya Information and Communication Act 2010, saying the process was questionable. Zain Kenya Managing Director René...

  • Kenya mobile operators welcome tariff reduction

    August 24, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya mobile operators welcome tariff reduction

    Kenya’s mobile telephony operators have welcomed the decision by the Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) to slash the inter-connect mobile phone tariffs from Sh4.21 to Sh2.21. The reduction will come into effect on September 1. The current rates were...

  • Zain accuses Safaricom of dirty tricks as Kenyan mobile war escalates

    August 24, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zain accuses Safaricom of dirty tricks as Kenyan mobile war escalates

    THE mobile war in Kenya between the two main mobile telephony providers, Zain Kenya and Safaricom, has further escalated with Zain accusing its competitor of employing dirty tactics. Just a day after Zain lowered its calling rate to Sh. 3 across the network...

  • Kenya reviews 3G licence fee

    June 18, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya reviews 3G licence fee

    The Kenyan government has decided to slash 3G licence charges from $25 million to $10 million, prompting telecom operator Safaricom which three years ago paid the full $25 million, to insist that it gets a refund. However, Kenya’s Capital FM reports...

  • Zain Kenya introduces top-up specials

    October 22, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Zain Kenya has introduced a service that will allow subscribers to make free calls and SMSes within the network based on the airtime top-up. Mr. Rene Meza, Zain Kenya managing director said they were simply responding to client requirements...

  • Zain Kenya launches toll-free service

    June 9, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    ZAIN Kenya, which has launched a toll free service, said it was focusing on rolling out value-added services to its customers. Zain launched the toll free service, Zain 0800, to allow customers call corporate clients toll free...