Halotel Company have partnered with Sports betting company, SportPesa Limited to brighten sports in Tanzania.

"This partnership will enable our customers to enjoy HaloPesa services when making normal transactions and participate in various promotions via their mobile phones other than normal transactions, "Head of the Halotel Communications department, Mr. Mhina Semwenda said during the launch.

"This is the first step Halotel and SportPesa betting company to enter into an agreement with that will enable the customers across the country through the HaloPesa platform will be able to participate in speculative and competitive games benefiting from the opportunities to improve their lives through the rewards they receive through gaming ".

Halotel is a network spread for more than 4,000 villages in the country, so this is an opportunity for all our Halotel customers in urban and rural areas to participate in placing bets on games such as football, basketball, rugby, cricket and tennis whereby before they couldn’t participate in these games through Halotel network (HaloPesa) but now our customers can participate through Halotel (HaloPesa) across the country with more than 50,000 agents, where by Halotel customer will be able to visit the nearest agent and deposit money on HaloPesa account and continue bets with SportPesa '' concluded Semwenda.

Commenting on the new partnership, Public Relations Officer Ms. Sabrina Msuya said: "it is indeed a great opportunity for us and for Halotel customers as we were receiving a lot of requests and comments on our social media pages on their need to play with SportPesa.

"HALOTEL customers are required to send the word GAME to 15888 to register, deposit money on their SportPesa account by dialing * 150 * 88 * #, choose pay bill , then select 4: Betting games where number 1 is SportPesa (150888) and put 888 as a reference number, followed by amount and PIN to complete registration."

The Partnership with Halotel have come in favor of just three weeks since the firm that sponsors Simba, Yanga and Singida United Sports Club introduced its new promotion known as SHINDA NA SPORTPESA where SportPesa customers have access to the participate in lucky draw to win the various gifts as Bajaji TVS KIND DELUXE, Original jersey from England's with a trip to England to witness one of the sponsored teams by the SportPesa company (Everton, Hull City, Southampton and Arsenal)by sending the word SHINDA to 15888 after placing your bet.