Tigo, Tanzania’s telecommunication company and part of the Axian Telecom Group, has been awarded the prestigious Ookla Speedtest Award for being the Fastest Mobile Network in Tanzania for 2023.
The award recognizes Tigo’s commitment to network modernization and upgrade across the country, which has significantly enhanced the digital experience of its customers.
Tigo has invested over TZS 1 trillion since 2022 to improve and modernize its network infrastructure, enabling it to launch the fastest 5G technology in Tanzania and upgrade all sites to 4G technology across all regions in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar.
The award is based on consumer-initiated tests and background scans from speed test applications and is given to mobile network operators that demonstrate exceptional speed and performance in comparison to other major mobile networks in the market.
Tigo’s CEO, Kamal Okba, said the award is a clear demonstration that Tigo’s heavy investment in network modernization, new sites rollout, and technology upgrade are paying off.
The Fastest Mobile Network in Tanzania award further attests to Tigo’s ambition to support the digital and financial transformation for its 18 million customers and benefit consumers and businesses across the country.