Telecom Lead Africa: Vodacom Tanzania said its customers
can expect huge roaming savings when travelling to 9 African countries where
Vodacom and its Partners operates.
These countries include South Africa (Vodacom),
Mozambique (Vodacom), Lesotho (Vodacom), DRC Congo (Vodacom), Ghana (Vodafone),
Kenya (Safaricom), Rwanda (MTN), Uganda (MTN), Uganda (UTL) and Burundi (UCOM).
The offerings include free incoming calls, free incoming
SMS, lower calls and data rates while roaming on the Vodacom Lesotho, Vodacom
Mozambique, Vodacom South Africa, Vodacom DRC, Vodafone Ghana and Safaricom
Kenya, MTN Rwanda, MTN Uganda, UTL Uganda, and UCOM Burundi networks.
Vodacom Tanzania offers GSM communication services to
more than 9 million customers across the country.
We know that people want to remain connected at an
affordable rate whether they are at home or on holiday in South Africa or
travelling for work in Ghana and that nobody likes the headache of worrying
about roaming bills,” said Rene Meza, managing director at Vodacom
What we’re launching today is a solution to give our
customers peace of mind when travelling. Data roaming has been and still is an
expensive affair for most operators and today we are so proud to reduce
substantially together with voice and SMS our data roaming charges for our
customers travelling in any of our African family,” Meza added.
Vodacom said its subscribers both post-paid and pre-paid
will be able to receive free incoming calls, make calls and surf on the
internet at affordable rates while visiting in one of these African countries
with listed networks.