Tigo Tanzania is the leading innovative telecommunication company in the country, distinguished as a fully-fledged digital lifestyle brand. Offering a diverse product portfolio in voice, SMS, high-speed internet and mobile financial services, Tigo has pioneered innovations such as Facebook in Kiswahili, TigoPesa App & iOS users, Tigo Music (Deezer) and East Africa’s first cross-border mobile money transfer with currency conversion.
Tigo is the biggest commercial brand of Millicom, an international company developing the digital lifestyle in 12 countries with commercial operations in Africa and Latin America and corporate offices in Europe and the USA. With the certain knowledge that only constant innovation will keep them on top, Millicom keeps creating greater shareholder value; applying their concept of “demand more” is how they do business and retain their position as digital lifestyle leaders in some of the most unique and challenging markets.
Our Vision, Mission and Values
Tigo Tanzania is a growth story driven by entrepreneurs and innovation. The company forms part of Millicom, one of the earliest pioneers in commercial mobile telephony and a market leader in 13 emerging markets across Africa and Latin America.
- To lead the adoption of the internet and Digital Lifestyle.
- To enable people to advance in life and find joy.
There are five key values that guide us on our way
We apply our knowledge and expertise to grow as responsible leaders in this modern, rapidly changing digital landscape. We consider access to, and use of, the internet to be a basic human right, and we roll-out new products, services and business strategies in order to further connect and build a user-friendly digital ecosystem that our customers can rely on.
Our road map for 2016 and beyond takes us towards wider digital and financial inclusion, greater interoperability, more innovation, social investment and successful network-sharing partnerships. Our growth story has plenty more to tell.
The Tigo 3G networks guarantees the best services to its subscriber’s in all regions across the country. In 2015 Tigo launched 4G LTE network in Dar es Salaam and selected regions with plans to become available all over the country in 2017. In the past three years the company has launched over 500 network sites bring to over 2000 the total of its network sites. It plans to double its investment by 2017 in terms of coverage and additional capacity networks for deeper penetration in rural areas. With over 10 million registered subscribers, Tigo directly and indirectly employs over 300,000 Tanzanians including an extended network of customer service representatives, mobile money merchants, sales agents and distributors. Tigo started its operations in Tanzania in 1994