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After conducting an in-depth analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest, Tigo has been named the Fastest Mobile Network in Tanzania by Ookla’s Speedtest Awards

By Tigo Tanzania
Published January 3, 2024

Tigo telecommunications company has won the Ookla Speedtest Award as the fastest growing mobile network in Tanzania in 2023.Tigo telecommunications company has won the Ookla Speedtest Award as the fastest growing mobile network in Tanzania in 2023.

The award, an elite designation reserved for fixed and mobile providers in a market, is said to be based on consumer-initiated tests and background scans from speed test applications.

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“We are excited and thrilled to win this much-sought-after award. The Ookla award is a clear demonstration that Tigo’s heavy investment in network modernization, new sites rollout and technology upgrade are paying off,” says Kamal Okba, Chief Executive Officer of Tigo Tanzania.

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Tigo’s investment has enabled it to launch the fastest (1Gbps) 5G technology in Tanzania in addition to upgrading all sites to 4G technology across all regions in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar archipelago. Since 2022, Tigo committed to invest more than TZSh1 Trillion over a five-year period to improve and modernize its network infrastructure.

“We are currently executing an extensive modernization project to offer state-of-the-art and best in-class technology in each site including rural areas across Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar to improve experience, competitiveness and accelerate transformation of the digital economy,” Okba says.

Tigo’s investment has enabled it to launch the fastest (1Gbps) 5G technology in Tanzania in addition to upgrading all sites to 4G technology across all regions in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar archipelago.

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After conducting an in-depth analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest, Tigo has been named the Fastest Mobile Network in Tanzania by Ookla’s Speedtest Awards“After conducting an in-depth analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest, Tigo has been named the Fastest Mobile Network in Tanzania by Ookla’s Speedtest Awards,” says Stephen Bye, President and CEO of Ookla, a division of Ziff Davis. “This award is given to mobile network operators that demonstrate exceptional speed and performance in comparison to other major mobile networks in the market for Q2-Q3 2023. We are thrilled to acknowledge Tigo Tanzania for this achievement, which is the result of their unwavering focus on delivering a superior network experience to their customers.”

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