The United Republic of Tanzania says it is now ready join the One Network Area which harmonizes tariffs on voice calls within the East African Community(EAC).
This has been revealed by the Director General of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority Dr. Ally Yahaya Simba.
He says the harmonization of mobile call tariffs which will significantly reduce roaming charges for calls originating from other EAC Partner States would come into effect as soon as the existing telecommunications policies and regulations have been revised.
He was meeting the EAC Secretary General Dr. Richard Sezibera in Arusha Tanzania on Monday.
The EAC Heads of State Summit at their last meeting directed the Council of Ministers to expedite the implementation of the framework for harmonized EAC roaming charges, including the removal of surcharges for international telecommunications traffic originating and terminating within the EAC by July 15th, 2015.