Tigo Launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania


Tigo has launched 4G+ network allowing its customers to access the best and most reliable digital experience and ultra-fast downloads at normal internet bundle rates using their 4G+ enabled smartphone.

Tigo’s 4G+ technology offers access to very high-speed Internet, voice and services that directly resonate with the changing lifestyles.

“The launch of 4G+ is in line with Tigo’s transformative journey and the company’s objective of offering customers the best digital experience. We are setting the pace among mobile service providers and catapulting technology to the highest heights of digital offering in the country,’ Tigo’s Chief Technical and Information Officer, Jerome Albou said.

While Tigo’s fast 4G network reaches speeds of up to 60Mbps, Tigo’s new 4G+ is twice as fast, reaching speeds of up to 120Mbps. This is a shared speed among subscribers latching in a specific site and the total speed is distributed among them.

Besides boasting the biggest 4G network that covers 22 cities across the country, the Tigo 4G+ network has now been rolled out in five main cities of the country namely; Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Morogoro, Moshi and Dodoma with ongoing expansion to other cities.

Tigo was among the first mobile companies to roll out technologies such as 3G and 4G – which is currently the biggest 4G network in the country. Tigo was also first to launch a smartphone with a Swahili menu, the first Facebook service in Swahili which opened up digital access and adoption in Tanzania to majority of the population who use Swahili as the primary language of instruction.