|Approval Date||24 Jun 1992|
|Signature Date||01 Dec 1992|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2000|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||22020|
The Project is part of a larger multi-donor funded Telecommunications Restructuring Program (TRP), whose objective is to rehabilitate, modernize and expand the telecommunications network in Tanzania. The targets of the TRP are: i) increasing teledensity from 0.3% in 1992 to 0.7% in 1996; (ii) increasing telephone penetration from 1.5% in 1992 to 3.8% in 1996; and (iii) raising demand satisfaction from 37% in 1992 to 50% by 1996. The project consists of the following components : (i) Switching-Eight local and one trunk exchange; (ii) External Line plant 47900 Km, pairs of cables; (iii) Transmission equipment; (iv) Vehicles; (v) Training; (vi) Project Management. The implementation of this project will greatly improve the telecommunications services in Tanzania. This project will also complement the Kagera Basin Telecommunications project funded by the Bank which has been completed.
The sector goal is to develop telecommunications infrastructure for socio-economic development. The objective of the Telecommunications II Project is to increase the telephone penetration and teledensity, and to improve the quality of service of the telecommunications network in the project areas. In this regard, the project is to expand, modernize and rehabilitate the exchanges, transmission and external plant facilities in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma-Mwanza areas.
The project will improve and expand the telecommunications services with the attendant financial and socio-economic benefits for the country and Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (TPTC).
African Development Bank
African Development Fund
Government Of Tanzania, United Republic of
Tanzania Telecommunications CO LTD
|Last Update||31 Oct 2019|
|Name||LEBESA Motselisi Frangeni|
|Country||Tanzania, United Republic of|