Friday, January 19, 2018


“I am pleased to welcome you to the TTCL Website. It is my strong belief that the success of any company lies in its capability to acquire dedicated professionals who work hand in hand. ...”

Waziri Waziri Kindamba



TTCL is a public institution which operates in nationwide, providing high-quality and reliable networks which offer a comprehensive range of telecommunication services to businesses, consumers, operators and the government.

TTCL was established in 1994, after the dissolution of Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation. The dissolution resulted into separating the telecommunications business from the postal services business, postal bank business and creating an independent communication regulator.

On 23 February 2001, the Government of United Republic of Tanzania signed a Share Subscription Agreement with a strategic investor — a Consortium of DETECON of Germany and Mobile Systems International Cellular Investments Holdings BV (MSI) of Netherlands, (later changed to Celtel International BV and BhartiAirtel Tanzania BV). Pursuant to that Agreement, the Government remained with 65% of share whereas the Strategic Investor obtained 35% of shares.

However, on 23rd of June, 2016 the Government signed a Share Transfer Agreement to conclude the end of business partnership with Bhart Airtel after buying back 35% of its shares and for that matter TTCL is under the ownership of Government by100%.


The TTCL’s day to day activities are guided by a set of values and principles which define a corporate culture and inform the actions of its employees by identifying what is most important in how things are done within the organization. TTCL values and principles will be understood and practiced by all employees and will be demonstrated to all stakeholders in everything the employees do.


Honesty, Integrity, and Mutual Respect. These will be at the core of all employee behavior.


Teamwork, Open honest communications, Common Objectives; Active participation and ownership of customer solutions; Demonstrate the values and principles; and Excellence in everything we do.

  • Working as a team, will allow TTCL employees achieve personal and corporate objectives and take pride in TTCL’s success and will resolve any misalignment of personal or departmental objectives.
  • Open honest communications will create an atmosphere of trust and common purpose.
  • TTCL employees will work toward corporate objectives. Their personal and departmental objectives will be aligned to corporate goals.
  • All TTCL employees have customers, external and internal. TTCL employees will understand their customer needs and actively participate in the development of solutions to those needs. TTCL employees will not stop until their customer expectations have been met.
  • TTCL employees will demonstrate the values and principles in their work environment. Their peers and their customers will recognize the value and principle driven work ethic.
  • Excellence - We believe TTCL will achieve ongoing success through a concentrated effort on excellence in whatever they do.


The TTCL Business Transformation is geared towards transformation of voice and data service delivery capability using enhanced and most popular technology in the current market.

Therefore, the SBP will focus on deployment of 4G- LTE , Wi-Fi, FTTx, and GSM – 2G,3G for delivering of broadband and mobile services in high quality. For the first time in the telecom market, TTCL with opportunities of having readymade fixed line network infrastructures, the company planned to offer converged services through Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC).

With the LTE network, TTCL will be able to retain and grow her broadband subscriber base and generate revenues at sustainable cost levels. In the meantime, TTCL will continue to leverage its existing competitive advantage on wholesale backbone services (carrier of carriers) and fixed broadband services while focusing on optimal utilization of internal and external resources in terms of service delivery and investments for major network expansion.

Under this business transformation strategic plan, TTCL will offer:

  • GSM – 2G and UMTS- 3G covering national wide
  • LTE- 4G covering major cities,
  • Value Added Services
  • Mobile Money services, covering to send and receive money, paying bills etc

TTCL business transformation goes hand to hand with improving services delivery (QoS) to Corporate, SME’s Customers and residential.

Management Team

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