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    • Tigo Tanzania Managing Director, Diego Gutierrez (right), hands over a dummy cheque to Nancy Sumari, (right, in white), one of the winners of the Tigo Digital Change-makers’ awards in Dar es Salaam last Thursday. Looking on are, Tigo Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Halima Okash, (center) and Reach for Change Country Manager, Josephine Msambichaka (Photo Courtesy: Tigo)
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Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs

Digital lifestyle telecom company unveils 5th edition winners of annual Change-Makers’ competition

Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz), in partnership with a non-profit organization, Reach for Change (http://Africa.ReachForChange.org), has given an award of USD 20,000 each to two winners of the 5th edition of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition. The competition aims at identifying and supporting social entrepreneurs who use digital tools and technology to…

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    • (L-R) Tigo Brand Manager, William Mpiga, left, speaks to the media during the introduction of ‘Halichachi’ data and voice bundle in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday this week; right is Tigo’s Corporate Communications Manager, Woinde Shisael. Photo courtesy: Tigo
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“Bando HaliChachi”: Tigo Trailblazing Yet Another First For Tanzania

The new bundle, dubbed in Swahili “Bando HaliChachi” (translated “bundle that does not expire”) is testament to Tigo’s unwavering commitment to giving customers the freedom to communicate

Following the launch of “Megamix” - the first ever Data bundle with Free Minutes and SMS, in October 2016, Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz) has thrilled customers once again with the launch of yet another data and voice bundle combo.  The new bundle, dubbed in Swahili “Bando HaliChachi” (translated “bundle that does…

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Tigo Tanzania launches 5th Annual Digital Changemakers’ Award

This year’s award has new focus on education, digital inclusion and business entrepreneurship

Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz), in partnership with the non-profit organization, Reach for Change (Africa.ReachforChange.org), has launched its 5th annual ‘Tigo Digital Changemakers’ Award competition. The competition aims at identifying and supporting social entrepreneurs who use digital tools and technology to improve communities and impact future generations. This year, Tigo is looking…

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Tigo Tanzania continues to pioneer under - five Mobile Birth Registration

The under-five birth registration initiative in Iringa and Njombe regions is expected to benefit more than 200,000 under five children in the two regions

Tanzania digital lifestyle company, Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz), is supporting the government under-five birth registration initiative through innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth certificate for children under the age of five. The under-five birth registration initiative in Iringa and Njombe regions is expected to benefit more than 200,000…

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Tigo Pesa Customers Pocket Tshs. 5.6b /- (US$2,570,120) in Ninth Quarterly Profit Share

Tigo Head of Mobile Financial Services, Ruan Swanepoel said cumulatively the company has paid its mobile financial services users a total of Tshs 46.2 billion (US$ 21,203,490) in quarterly payments since the launch of the service in July 2014

Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz) has announced another quarterly payment of Tshs 5.6 billion (US$ 2,570,120) to Tigo Pesa users, the ninth time in a row that the telecom is distributing profit to its mobile financial services users. Speaking at press conference in Dar es Salaam today, Tigo Head…

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    • Tigo Tanzania General Manager, Diego Gutierrez (left), stresses a point during the Global System Mobile Association (GSMA) Mobile 360-Africa Conference held on 26th-28th July 2016 at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Right is the moderator of the discussion, Bradley Shaw, Founder, Continuum Consulting
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Tigo Tanzania Show-Cases Transformative Financial Inclusion and Commitment to Closing the Gender Gap at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa Event

Millicom, which operates under the Tigo brand, was the Platinum Sponsor of the three-day GSMA Mobile 360 Africa event

Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo has outlined its strategic priorities that are meant to drive the company’s long-term social investment objectives. Speaking at the GSMA Mobile 360-Africa event held on 26th-28th July 2016 at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre in Tanzania’s commercial capital City, Dar es Salaam, Tigo…

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    • Tigo General Manager, Diego Gutierrez (left) and Tigo Chief Technical Information Officer, Jerome Albou announcing additional Tigo 4G regions in Dar es Salaam in May 2016
    • Tigo Chief Commercial Officer, Shavkat Berdiev (centre) and guests at the launch of Tigo 4 LTE in Dodoma City, Central Tanzania early this year
    • Part of Tigo management and local government officials at the launch of Tigo 4G in Mwanza City, Tanzania early this year
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Tigo leads the deployment of 4G LTE technology in Tanzania

Tigo will this year be investing over US$ 75 million on the network expansion and quality improvement by scaling up its 4G and 3G sites, fiber network as well as increasing the number of customer service outlets countrywide

Tanzania’s digital lifestyle telecom operator, Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz), is now the leading mobile telephone company with the fastest and widest 4G LTE network in the Tanzania. Tigo 4G has impacted positively on Tigo customers lifestyle enabling them to enjoy a faster internet connection. The Tigo 4G technology is five times faster…

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Innovation, massive investment, positions Tigo as the second largest telecom in Tanzania

Leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo Tanzania (www.Tigo.co.tz) has become the second largest player in the Tanzanian telecom market with the highest growth rate, recent statistics by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) have revealed. The 2015 quarter four results, released online recently by TCRA in a document titled, “The Performance…

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Tigo Pesa customers pocket $2.3m /- in quarterly profit share

This is the eighth time that Tigo is disbursing the quarterly payment to its mobile money users

Tigo Pesa (www.Tigo.co.tz) users have been paid a total of $2.3m/- as profit share paid every quarter by Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle telecom. This is the eighth time that Tigo is disbursing the quarterly payment to its mobile money users – a practice the company became the first telecom in…

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Tigo Tanzania launches innovative nano lending scheme to its customers

Tigo Nivushe poised to foster financial inclusion

Leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz), announced today that it will launch an easy to access nano lending product to its stable of mobile financial services. This new product will not require collateral and offers immediate access to small loans to Tigo Pesa users. Tigo Head of Mobile Financial Services,…