Mobile telecommunications firm Vodacom Tanzania has announced that its customers can now enjoy roaming savings when travelling to nine African countries where Vodacom and its various partners operate.
In a statement made available to PANA Tuesday, the company listed the countries as South Africa (Vodacom), Mozambique (Vodacom), Lesotho (Vodacom), DR Congo (Vodacom), Ghana (Vodafone), Kenya (Safaricom), Rwanda (MTN), Uganda (MTN), Uganda (UTL) and Burundi (UCOM).
It said customers would receive free incoming calls, free incoming SMS, lower calls and data rates while roaming on its partners’ networks in those countries.
Commenting on the new Africa roaming service, Rene Meza, Managing Director at Vodacom Tanzania, said: “We know that people want to remain connected at an affordable rate whether they are at home or on holiday in South Africa or travelling for work in Ghana and that nobody likes the headache of worrying about roaming bills.
“What we’re launching today is a solution to give our customers peace of mind when travelling,” Meza said.