National Backhaul connectivity

National/Backhaul Connectivity (NICTBB) is the National ICT Broadband Backbone which is managed and operated by the Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd (TTCL) on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, through the ministry of Communication Science and Technology (MCST) NICTBB helps to fulfill the increasing demands of information services, strengthen competitive abilities of domestic data and voice operators as well as bridging the digital divide.

  • We have also invested in this system to reach the neighboring countries with countrywide Network coverage on microwave reaching end users on either licensed or unlicensed frequencies.
  • It is capable to deliver high speed broadband and helps to efficiently exploit the benefits of undersea submarine cables landing in Dar es Salaam by providing high quality capacity fiber optic connectivity from Tanzania to within Africa and the rest of the world.
  • We can deliver Capacity from E1 to STM-64 level to bordering countries
  • We have direct access to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and Malawi.
  • It is transparent with clear channel links and has redundant SDA backbone in selected towns.


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