Tigo Tanzania rolls out solar powered charger [Bikya Masr (Egypt)]
(Bikya Masr (Egypt) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Tigo Tanzania launches new solar-powered mobile charger.
ADDIS ABABA: A new solar powered mobile phone charger is being pushed in Tanzania as a way of reducing energy used in the telecom sector, Tigo Tanzania said in announcing the new charging device.
It also aims to give rural users the opportunity to enter the mobile phone market without being forced to revamp and renovate existing infrastructure. The company hopes to be able to introduce the new charging device across the country to assist user to be able to recharge while on the go.
"The service is intended to benefit Tigo customers who live far from power sources by providing access to sustainable eco-friendly energy," Tigo Tanzania said in a statement announcing the new device.
"Customers will be charged TZS 300 per charge. For Tigo POS owners, Tigo provides new technology in the Tanzanian market, assisting entrepreneurs to diversify their business and increase their income," it said.
The only requirement for users is that hey must not already have electricity or selling phone chargers in order to retail the device for customers.
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