Airtel cuts E.Africa call rates
TELECOMSBy BiztechAfrica - Oct. 9, 2011, 7:35 a.m.
By Hudson Kazonta, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Airtel Tanzania has announced that the operator has slashed in half its tariff for cross-border calls between Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
The managing director of Airtel Tanzania, Sam Elangalloor said the company had reduced the price from the normal price of 5.16 Tshs/sec to new price of 2.50 Tshs/sec.
He said this would offer customers from Tanzania seamless and affordable communications with neighbouring countries, enabling them to increase their business activities across the East Africa regional community.
Elangalloor said Airtel would continue to offer reliable, affordable telecommunications services to its customers across the region as consumers embrace a borderless East African Community.
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