Launch of the Report on Digital Transformation in Tanzania

The report on Digital Transformation in Tanzania was launched on 18 March 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Report highlighted the role of the mobile industry in achieving Tanzania’s Second Five Year Development Plan (FYDP II) and Tanzania Development Vision (TDV).

The objective of the event was to raise awareness with members, stakeholders and government on the mobile industry’s contribution to the economy of Tanzania, and its impact on various sectors such as agriculture, healthcare, financial services and employment, through digital technologies.

The launch also aimed at highlighting industry and regulatory challenges that need to be addressed to ensure the long-term sustainability of the industry and its capacity to extend life-enhancing services to underserved communities.

The participants included Mobile Network Operators (Airtel, Vodacom, Tigo), Research Partners (Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT), Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi), Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA) and other stakeholders such as Africa Practice and Acre Africa. A press conference was also held during the event.