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 Thursday, October 16, 2008

Zain Tanzania targets to grow its subscriber base by 15%, raising the total to 3.8 million by the end of 2008. Khaled Muhtadi, MD Zain Tanzania said that the celco has spent nearly USD440 million on its network in last four years and plans to invest more than USD180 million on it next year. We have reached over 3.3 million customers today and our target is to exceed 3.8 million by the end of the year, he said. The challenges that Zain Tanzania faces are the falling subscriber revenues, high cost of handsets and the slow movement of equipment and supplies through the port and customs.

Source: Wireless Federation.