Tigo Pesa Tariffs 2023/2024 is a tax on goods and services provided by tigo company such as money transactions, withdraw and many more.
How does tigo pesa work?
The telco Millicom’s mobile money brand is called Tigo. The service is known as Tigo Pesa service in Tanzania. Customers can load their Tigo Pesa accounts at agent locations or through bank transfers, after which they can send money, top up their mobile phones, make purchases, pay bills, and more.
Means of Transactions available
- Through the app
- Through USSD
Through the app, The Tigo Pesa App makes all your mobile money transactions fast and easy. If you haven’t downloaded the App yet, you don’t know what you’re missing! Check balance, send money, top up your phone, pay bills, transfer money to your bank account, cash out and so much more.
Through ussd, by dialing *150*01# and you are all set up to Tigo pesa services.
Tigo Pesa App
The link to download Tigo Pesa app can be found on Tigo website (https://tigo.co.tz), or visiting the App stores directly via your devices.
Tigo Pesa App services
All-important services which are currently available on Tigo pesa through USSD will also be available on the smartphone application. This includes
- Sending money to any network
- Sending money as voucher
- Cash out
- Bill payments
- Self-top up and Buying Packages
- Self-care including E statements
- Sending money to the bank
- Check balance
- Store and Manage favorites.
Tigo Tanzania History
In 1993, there was liberalization of the telecommunication sector in the country which resulted in the dissolution of Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (TPTC) in early 1994. MIC Tanzania Limited was granted a license November 30, 1993. The corporation was a joint venture between Millicom International Cellular based in Luxembourg, Ultimate Communications Limited of Tanzania and Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation Bibi. In this venture, 27.7% of the issued share capital was allotted to the Ultimate Communications Limited and Tanzania Posts and Telecommunications Corporation.
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The company began operations in 1994 under the name Mobitel and launched Tanzania’s first cellular (analogue) service. In 1998 the company expanded significantly and began pre-paid service under the brand “Simu Poa” and began issuing pre-paid cards under the brand “Kadi Poa”
In 1999 Adesemi Tanzania another telecommunication company operating in the country was acquired by Mobitel and it gave Mobitel customers access to the companies Private Automatic Branch Exchange networks.  At the time Mobitel was the first company in Africa that provided subscription-free Internet services under their “MobiNet” brand.
Transfer Money from Tigo Pesa to Bank
Follow easy steps below
- Dial *150*01#
- Select 7 Financial services.
- Select 1 Bank to Tigo Pesa.
- Select your Bank.
- Select 1 to enter Bank account number.
- Enter Bank Account number.
- Enter amount.
- Enter PIN to confirm transfer.
How to register Tigo Pesa?
- Register for a Tigo Pesa account at any Tigo Shop or Tigo Pesa Agent. All you need is a Valid ID and a Tigo SIM Card (activated).
- Only the following valid ID types can be used to register yourself for Tigo pesa account. They are as listed below,
- Drivers License
- Voter Registration Card
- National ID
- Zanzibar Residence ID
- Access your account by dialing *150*01# where you can send money, buy airtime, pay bills and transfer money from your bank account.
- Cash In by depositing money at any Tigo Pesa Agent.
- Cash Out by withdrawing money at any Tigo Pesa Agent.
Visit any Tigo Pesa Agent and start instantly and conveniently sending and receiving money.
When your registration is complete, get the Tigo Pesa App and enjoy the simplest, fastest and most convenient mobile money transactions.
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in September 2000, with a partnership with Ericsson Mobitel launched its digital GSM network in Dar es Salaam. Both networks were run simultaneously, with the GSM network in the cities and the analogue network in rural areas. The GSM network was marketed under the brand “Buzz”, while the analogue network remained under the “Kadi Poa” brand. The analogue network was continually phased out and was eventually shutdown in September 2005.
In February 2004, MIC’s parent company Millicom International Cellular took over the 26% stake from the government to control 84% of the company’s equity.