Airtel Tanzania acquires new spectrum

02 November 2022

Airtel Africa’s Tanzania subsidiary, Airtel Tanzania plc, has purchased 140MHz of additional spectrum spread across the 2600MHz (2 blocks of 2x15MHz) and 3500MHz bands from the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) for a gross consideration of $60.1 million.

This additional spectrum will support its network expansion for both mobile data and fixed wireless home broadband capability, including 5G rollout, providing significant capacity to accommodate our continued strong data growth in the country. This investment reflects our continued confidence in the opportunity inherent in the Tanzanian market, supporting the local communities and economy through furthering digital inclusion and connectivity.