Tigo launches SIM cards for smart phones

Mobile phone operator, Tigo, yesterday introduced the custom-made SIM cards or ‘smartcards,’ for BlackBerrys, Android phones and iPhones, as demand for such gadgets gains momentum in the country.   

The smartcards are optimised for the mobile phone company’s smartphones specific data requirements.

Smartphones are gaining popularity as the mobile phone of choice for many Tanzanians who seek multifunctional handsets for everyday use to keep in touch with their loved one and business associates.   

“Each smart phone has specific needs, and that is why we have designed smartcards tailored to cater for these needs. 

The smartcard packages will be available to both our current and new customers,” said Alice Maro, Tigo Public Relations officer.

Ms Maro said Taigo clients should expect a lot of new and innovative services, thanks to the company’s ongoing network expansion programme.

“So far, we have invested a total of 100 million US dollars this year alone to upgrade our services and install new base stations nationwide. 

This material investment will increase network capacity, improve coverage and enhance users’ experience,” she said. The expansion is expected to be completed by end of this year.
Source: The Citizen,http://www.thecitizen.co.tz
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