In 2019, Tanzania was one of the fastest-growing economies in the world and Dar es Salaam is forecast by the UN (to 2035) to be the second fastest-growing city globally.
Strong macro and demographic trends in Tanzania are expected to continue to drive demand for mobile and telecommunications infrastructure. The population is forecast to exceed 67 million by2024, adding 9 million, and 70% of citizens are under 30.
Tanzania has experienced strong mobile subscription growth of 9.2% CAGR between 2011 and 2018, and independent forecasts expect a further 4.9% CAGR to 2024(1).
Over the last few years, the Government has directed a number of regulatory initiatives designed to promote investment in ICT, broadband infrastructure and network service quality.
There are four active mobile operators, with the long-established players of Vodacom, Tigo and Airtel joined by Halotel in 2015. MNOs continue to see potential and to invest, with 4G spectrum auctions in 2018 likely to drive the need for more PoS.
Helios Towers is the sole independent towerco and has 64% market share. We entered the market in 2011 and have completed four tower transactions. Build-to-suits comprise roughly a third of our tower sites in the country. Our sites are also well positioned with 54% in urban areas and 72% in unique positions.
HT H1 2020 KPIs
3,668 sites 8,131 Tenants 2.22x Tenancy Ratio
|Philippe Loridon||CEO East & West Africa|
|Ramsey Koola||Managing Director HTT|
|Gwakisa Stadi||Finance Director|
|Herieth Koka||Head of Sales and Marketing|
|Jean Milliken||Head of Human Resources|
|Amani Keenja||Head of Projects|
|Jaffary Kiama||Head of Operations & Maintenance|
|Mercy Lyimo||SHEQ Manager|
|Baraka Andrew||Head of Supply Chain|
|Michaela Marandu||Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs|
|Frank Noel||Head of Performance Engineering|
|Togani Ngotta||Contracts Manager|