Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Telecommunications in Africa$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eli M. Noam

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780195102017

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 14 October 2019

Tanzania

Tanzania

Chapter:
(p.113) 5 Tanzania
Source:
Telecommunications in Africa
Author(s):

M. L. Luhanca

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102017.003.0006

Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL), a public-switched telephone network (PSTN), is the official provider of message transmission services in Tanzania. Basic provisions include voice mail, digital information exchange, and radio connections. Despite these developments Tanzania has seen congested networks, inadequate trunks, low maintenance of facilities, lack of staff training, late and faulty billing, and insufficient switching capacities. Because of these issues, there has been some innovation in callbacks or call re-originations, mobile cellular phones, data and paging links, express mail, and internet access. In addition to these inventions Tanzania has seen various restructuring programs that mainly involve regulations from government, the promotion of effective and efficient leadership among organization members (those who belong in the telecommunications commission), and the alleviation of data traffic.

Keywords:   Tanzania, telecommunications, PSTN, data transmission, innovation, technological advancement, congestion, government

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .