Information and Communication services

Zanzibar has made remarkable progress in deploying Information and Communication Technology (ICT) specifically in telecommunication services. This progress has been well received by the citizens and service providers who are striving to address unmet demand and competition in newly opened markets.  Development of science, technology and innovation capabilities are critical in fostering the country's competitiveness.  Investment opportunities include the following:

  • Publishing activities
  • Media production
  • Programs and broadcasting
  • Telecommunication services
  • Establishment of ICT parks
  • Provision of media services
  • Software development
  • ICT education centres
  • Business process outsourcing
  • Mobile apps development
  • Web development
  • E-commerce
  • Rural communication (internet villages)
  • Data storage area networks
  • Call centers
  • Multimedia development
  • Hardware assembly and repairs, etc.