Telecommunications II

Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Dec 1976
Signature Date 01 Mar 1977
Planned Completion Date 31 Jan 1982
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1982
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Communications
DAC Sector Code 22020
Commitment U.A 4,921,453.2
Status Completion

Project General Description

The major components of the project are: a) a high capacity (960 channels) microwave system inter-linking Mbabane, Manzani, Hlatikulu, Siteki and Nhlangano nodal centres as well as the inter-connections with neighbouring countries including Mozambique; b) Conversion to automatic operation of 11 rural exchanges in the nodal economic centres of the country as well as the provisions for extensions of existing auto-exhanges; c) UHF/VHF systems (60 channels) for Tshaneni Pigg's Peak and Loma- sha as well as the required open-wire carrier system; d) subscriber apparatus, local distribution networks, buildings, transport vehicles; and e) consultancy services for the supervision of the construction and installation of (a), (b), (c) above.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Government Of Swaziland
Posts and Telecommunications Corporation
Government of Eswatini


IATI identifier 46002-P-SZ-GB0-002
Last Update 25 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name NIKIEMA Denis

Geographic Location

Country Eswatini