Better telecommunication means speedy and cheaper access to information, which is a key factor for enhanced economic growth. Tanzania is determined to capitalise on this through its national fibre optic cable network also termed as the National ICT Broadband Backbone (NICTBB) and other links such as the East African Submarine Cable System (EASSy) and the SEACOM.
The NICTBB fibre-optic backbone has been extended to nine border crossings with Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi and Zambia. The fibre optic network connectivity to more countries, mostly landlocked countries to the international cable having the landing points in Dar es Salaam is making the country a hub of ICT infrastructure and solutions within the region. Read more. Source | Daily News