Vodacom Tanzania : Formally Receives 700MHz Licence

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has formally handed over the 700MHz mobile spectrum licence won at auction by Vodacom Tanzania, reports Daily News.

Last month the South Africa-based cellco acquired 2×10MHz for a total price of USD10.005 million, while Azam Telecom paid USD10.000 million for the remaining 2×10MHz on offer.

The new 15-year licences include the following coverage obligation: population coverage for broadband services meeting the specified quality of service level should be equal to 60% by the end of 2021, rising to 90% by end of 2024.