Vodacom partners with Infinix-Tanzania to facilitate data access

20Nov 2020
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Vodacom partners with Infinix-Tanzania to facilitate data access

​​​​​​​VODACOM Tanzania Plc has partnered with Infinix Tanzania to facilitate data access to Tanzanians in both urban and rural areas of the country hence strengthening internet access.

Vodacom Tanzania Foundation grants and communication manager Sandra Oswald (L) receives information from midwife Godlove Itungi (R) on the operation of devices used to keep premature babies safe and healthy. This was the commemoration of World Prematurity Day held in Dar es Salaam earlier this week. Photo: Guardian Correspondent

Vodacom, whose standard data tariff price stands at 40 /- per megabyte, leads by 30 per cent of the local telecoms subscription market share with 14.99 million subscribers as revealed in the September Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA).

Speaking at a launching ceremony of a new Infinix series smartphone in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Infinix Tanzania public relations manager, Aisha Karupa said that it was a milestone to seal a deal that will propel access of data to people in interior areas where Vodacom has a strong internet network.

“Partnering with Vodacom will not only simplify delivery of our product across the country but help Tanzanians have access to strong internet services. The new phone to be available on market from today is Infinix NOTE 8. The phone is sold in line with free 96 GB from Vodacom which will be used for twelve months” said Karupa.

According to her, the new series is made of a strong mediatek helio G80 Octa core processor that guarantees effectiveness of the mobile phone functioning machineries. It is made of two MP 16 front view cameras and six MP 64 back view cameras and a memory card of 128GB Rom and 6GB Ram. 

On her part, Nandi Mwiyombella, Head of Marketing at Vodacom Tanzania Plc said that Vodacom’s key strategy is to change Tanzania into a digitized nation and to realize that it is its crucial role to facilitate mobile manufacturers to have access to all parts of the country.

“We are the leading mobile company in the country with over 14 million subscribers thus we ought to make it easier for Tanzanians to access cheap data with strong internet services.

 

The new Infinix NOTE 8 will be available at our all point of sales and Vodashops across the country from today.

Our partnership with Infinix Tanzania means that the communication sector is growing in Tanzania” said Mwiyombella