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-Ericsson and Tigo partner with GSMA to connect the unconnected in rural Tanzania

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and leading Tanzanian mobile network operator Tigo have partnered to launch the first of a series of rural pilot tower sites to provide mobile broadband coverage in parts of the Lindi Mtwara region, a rural province where there was previously no connection.

This deployment is the offshoot of a pilot infrastructure-sharing partnership brokered by the GSMA with Tigo, the government of Tanzania, and two other major mobile network operators to connect the over 13 million

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