Mozambique

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

MZ

M49 Code

508

MCC

643

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest. It is separated from Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel to the east.

Mozambique is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministério dos Transportes e Comunicações, and the Instituto Nacional das Comunicaçoes Moçambique (INCM) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 3 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: Active
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: Active
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: Active
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: Active
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A

News & Developments

In 2018 Vodacom renewed its commitment to bring innovative technologies, which allowed the launch of the 4G Network after obtaining the Unified Telecommunications License. It was within this context that in the same year, Vodacom formally announced that after going through a testing phase it became the first Operator to launch the 4G service in Mozambique.