SMILE Launches the fastest internet in Arusha

D. Ndejembi (l), Fiona McGloin, Smile Country Mgr. Tz & Ug (c), M. Francis (r)
D. Ndejembi (l), Fiona McGloin, Smile Country Mgr. Tz & Ug (c), M. Francis (r)
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Dec. 3, 2013 - PRLog -- November 28, 2013, Arusha

This week, Smile Communications Tanzania (Smile) launches its Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) services in Arusha, bringing the high speed internet revolution to businesses, organizations and residents in and around Arusha city.

Smile offers the fastest mobile internet on the market; its 4G LTE network provides internet services at speeds that other providers cannot match. The Smile network uses the most advanced telecommunications technologies and standards available anywhere in the world, and provides unparalleled speed, reliability, quality and ease of use that vastly improves the online experience.

LTE (Long Term Evolution) also known as 4G LTE enables ultra-high-speed internet access because it is the cutting-edge fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology standard and represents a step change in evolution from existing wireless technologies such as GSM-2G/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS-3G/3.75G. 4G LTE is the future platform of all online as well as voice and data communication, and its inherently flexible and constantly evolving nature guarantees that it will remain the superior standard in mobile data and voice services for years to come.

“Smile launched in Dar es Salaam on May 16 2013, making Tanzania the first country in Africa to access this revolutionary technology. We are very excited about bringing this technology to Arusha. As a notable international hub that has vast, thriving and dynamic service and tourism sectors and a range of learning institutions, Arusha has so many businesses, organisations and people that will benefit from high speed internet,” said Fiona McGloin, Smile Country Manager for Tanzania and Uganda.

“We at Smile are confident that providing reliable, high speed internet will significantly contribute to the success of Arusha based businesses and also give the people in Arusha a faster, more reliable and cost effective service,” Ms. McGloin said.

In Tanzania’s vibrant communications sector, 4G LTE internet now leads the race being six-times faster than 3G and four-times faster than 3.75G. Smile provides an average speed of 6Mbps download and 3Mbps upload. With this technology users are guaranteed faster downloading and importantly, faster uploading speeds for files, emails, data, music, movies and games; for accessing internet based applications; and for on-line streaming of videos/TV without buffering.

“We pride ourselves in bringing high speed internet to Arusha that is comparable to the speed and quality enjoyed in Europe. Smile won’t just provide ‘an’ internet service, we will provide the fastest, most reliable internet service at a transparent competitive price and we also commit to delivering high-level customer satisfaction and service,” added Ms. McGloin.

As part of Smile’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, the company provides free high-speed internet to government schools: to date, Smile has equipped 10 schools in Dar es Salaam and is now rolling out the programme in Arusha.

Customers in Arusha can now join the Smile experience by visiting the growing number of Smile retail outlets, Smile Shop on India Street, Arusha Town, or our kiosk in E-Tronic Shop, first floor, Njiro Complex, Arusha, or contacting Smile Customer Care by email ( or phone +255 (0) 222 199 840.

Get further information on the Smile website:



Smile Communication Tanzania Limited is part of Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd., which was founded in 2007 and incorporated in Mauritius.  Smile Telecoms Holdings has a presence in Tanzania, Uganda, the DRC, Nigeria and South Africa. In all of its markets, Smile is a pioneer in harnessing the latest technologies, such as 4GLTE to accelerate broadband access and penetration.

Smile’s mission and vision is to provide high quality, easy to use and affordable broadband access and communication services to everyone across Africa, using low cost and innovative business models and the latest technologies.

For media inquiries:

Muffadal Essaji

Head of Marketing, Smile Communications Tanzania


Tel: + 255 (0) 758 811164

Smile website:


Twitter: @SmileComsTZ

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+ 255 (0) 758 811164
Tags:Smile, Arusha, Tanzania, Broadband, 4g/lte
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