Telecom company to address digital divide in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania has launched a new affordable smartphone, Techo-Kitochi, to promote Internet penetration and bridge the digital divide in Tanzania. ‘The launching of the new smartphone into the domestic market will add value to the business environment in the country,’ noted Tigo Device Manager Mkumbo Myonga. According to the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), Internet penetration surged to more than 25 million users in 2019, representing 46% penetration, compared to 23 million users in 2018.