Skip to Main Navigation

Tanzania - Third Telecommunications Project (English)

The objectives of the project are to: (a) ensure that efficiency and financial viability drive sector development; (b) eliminate the existing bottlenecks in the availability of telecommunication services to business subscribers in key areas of economic importance; and (c) optimize the availability and effectiveness of public and private resources invested in the sector. The project consists of: (a) the establishment of a market-oriented regulatory and policy framework and creation of an appropriate environment for private sector participation; (b) a program to build the Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation's (TPTC's) institutional capacity for improving project management, financial management and control, auditing procedures, materials management, and operations and maintenance; modernizing TPTC's accounting and financial systems and procedures as well as its billing and collection system; implementing priority computer systems and human resource development for TPTC; and to augment TPTC's implementation capacity through a performance contract with an external consultant to implement new works; and (c) a physical development program including rehabilitation of existing facilities; supply, installation and commissioning of new exchanges and matching external line plant; expansion of long distance transmission links; expansion of the junction network in Dar-Es-Saleem; and provision of telephone instruments, vehicles and ancillary equipment.

Details

  • Document Date

    1993/04/02

  • Document Type

    Staff Appraisal Report

  • Report Number

    11539

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Tanzania,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/06/20

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Tanzania - Third Telecommunications Project

  • Keywords

    post and telecommunications corporation;telecommunication service;long distance telephone service;financial management and control;Posts and Telecommunications;private sector involvement;delegation of authority;foreign exchange loss;demand for service;condition of effectiveness;telecommunications and postal;increase tariff;private investment;billing system;flow of information;lack of facilities;operations and maintenance;cost of service;Financial Management System;foreign exchange exposure;balance of payment;responsibility for regulation;scope of service;Promoting Private Sector;foreign exchange position;lack of autonomy;lack of accountability;public sector activity;human resource development;conditions for credit;conditions for disbursement;foreign exchange risk;centrally planned economy;long distance telecommunication;access to telecommunication;call completion rate;public sector participation;prices for service;technical assistance program;equipment type approval;primarily due;tariff policy;telecommunications sector;account receivable;international call;rural area;investment program;staff ratio;telecommunications network;efficiency audit;economic recovery;telephone exchange;operational performance;restructuring process;sector structure;telecommunications service;Management Systems;telephone line;telephone density;resource mobilization;regulatory function;competitive bidding;regulatory body;Regulatory Bodies;operational inefficiency;Industrialized countries;private resources;performance contract;average cost;financial account;industrialized country;telegraph service;domestic tariff;automatic exchange;telecommunication activity;Capital Investments;financial control;private operator;tariff increase;donor investment;personnel policy;operational efficiency;local network;employee incentive;financial viability;staff salary;international traffic;transaction volume;consultancy service;adequate tariff;income decline;satellite network;tariff level;audit control;international bill;national training;telecommunications administration;certified auditors;private auditors;audit process;commercial basis;financial statement;operational activity;annual budget;parastatal reform;ministerial approval;commercial enterprise;computer support;dial tone;local exchange;leased circuits;technical standard;International Public;sound financial;institutional environment;policy statement;social objective;telecommunication policy;specialized agency;financial affair;quality objective;commercial orientation;international telephone;data transfer;uniform structure;corrective action;processing capacity;functional requirements;audit system;regulatory action;telecommunication regulation;public monopoly;legal structure;private investor;communication pattern;international network;limited capacity;hard currency;exchange line;regional capital;commercial manner;telegraph offices;capacity utilization;microwave system;capital adequacy;liquidity position;stated objective;modem technology;skilled staff;donor coordination;foreign costs;public company;financial autonomy;incentive program;operational capability;building construction;geographical coverage;managerial capacity;works procurement;absorptive capacity;donor funding;local costs;existing debt;equipment repair;regulatory capability;cellular operator;cellular telephony;cellular operations;market segment;telecormmunications services;efficient operation;fair price;pay phone;social change;economic stagnation;inflation rate;severe shortage;external assistance;market-oriented economy;market economy;competitive price;international telecommunication;financial cost;public network;telecommunications facility;sectoral reform;adjustment process;financial policies;materials management;financial system;computer system;physical development;existing asset;telecommunication facilities;manufacturing industry;private network;institution building;principal risk;management performance;infrastructure constraints;auditing procedure

Downloads

COMPLETE REPORT

Official version of document (may contain signatures, etc)

  • Official PDF
  • TXT*
  • Total Downloads** :
  • Download Stats
  • *The text version is uncorrected OCR text and is included solely to benefit users with slow connectivity.

Citation

Tanzania - Third Telecommunications Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/978971468116670991/Tanzania-Third-Telecommunications-Project