Zantel Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 344


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

Zantel General Information


Provider of telecommunications and internet services based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The company provides fixed landline, mobile, wireless broadband, internet service, international airtime transfer, roaming and data communications services among others, thereby providing customers with consistent and seamless services.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Internet Service Providers
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • P.O. Box 77052
  • Mwai Kibaki Road
  • Dar es Salaam
  • Tanzania
+255 0775 000 000

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Zantel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Zantel Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Winnes Lyaro Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Arthur Hudson Chief Financial Officer
Aziz Ali Chief Financial Officer
Ahmed Mokhles Chief Commercial Officer
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Zantel Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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Zantel Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Zantel FAQs

  • When was Zantel founded?

    Zantel was founded in 1999.

  • Who is the founder of Zantel?

    Winnes Lyaro is the founder of Zantel.

  • Who is the CEO of Zantel?

    Winnes Lyaro is the CEO of Zantel.

  • Where is Zantel headquartered?

    Zantel is headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

  • What is the size of Zantel?

    Zantel has 344 total employees.

  • What industry is Zantel in?

    Zantel’s primary industry is Telecommunications Service Providers.

  • Is Zantel a private or public company?

    Zantel is a Private company.

  • What is Zantel’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Zantel is 00000.

  • Who are Zantel’s investors?

    Etisalat Misr and Millicom International Cellular have invested in Zantel.

  • When was Zantel acquired?

    Zantel was acquired on 05-Apr-2022.

  • Who acquired Zantel?

    Zantel was acquired by Axian Group.

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