Tigo Tanzania Launches Unit to Take Fibre Cable to Business Premises



Large firms and SME’s need high-speed fibre internet which is expensive for firms to deploy, Tigo Tanzania has launched “Tigo B

According to Tigo’s General Manager Diego Gutierrez, “I am delighted that we now have this Unit to drive forward our fibre offer to Tanzanian businesses. Just as we have been innovating in our core mobile service for many years, we are now taking the next step by creating a high-speed opportunity that can help transform companies’ performance and support growth in the local economy.”

Dubbed Tigo Business, the unit will launch the business to business services in the third quarter of 2014, run them on its mobile network to give firms in Tanzania the high capacity and the high-speed connectivity they require.

Tigo is also exploring the potential for deploying cable services to consumers in relevant urban areas and expects a pilot service to be underway later in 2014.