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Tanzania close to joining One Network Area

Published on September 28, 2015

Tanzania is in the final stages of joining the East African One Network Area, which seeks to harmonise voice and data tariffs within the trading bloc.

“We will soon join soon the One Network Area,” the Director General of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, Dr Ally Yahaya Simba, said. He revealed that roaming charges on voice calls would be the first charges to be harmonised.

At the last EAC Heads of State Summit, the Council of Ministers was directed to expedite the implementation of the framework for harmonised EAC roaming charges, including the removal of surcharges for international telecommunications traffic originating and terminating within the EAC by July 15. Read more. Source | The East African