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Press release: Tanzania’s biggest solar-powered television goes on sale as Mobisol launches its 43’’

Mobisol has officially launched a 43’’ television as part of the company’s latest entertainment and product offering to Tanzania’s off-grid population.
With a 43’’ diameter the DC LED flat screen TV is the biggest solar-powered television that has ever been available on the Tanzanian market, underlining the increasing demand of off-grid customers for bigger solar-powered entertainment appliances.
Mobisol, as the first to serve the off-grid customer’s demand to complement their Mobisol Solar Home System with a television of such proportions, shows its commitment towards continuously improving customer experience. Consequently, the 43’’ TV is now available in Mobisol outlets all over Tanzania.
The new product is available in combination with a 200W solar system that is accompanied by four lights, a radio, and a torch – all made affordable via a flexible installment plan. Additionally, customers benefit from a comprehensive service package, including free-of-charge installation, warranty, and the option to select a Pay-TV subscription, as part of an all-in-one-entertainment solution, offered by Mobisol in partnership with StarTimes Media.
Patrick Juma, Head of Sales and Marketing, Mobisol Tanzania, says “We are very proud to continue to lead and to differentiate ourselves through our unique offering of appliances that allow Solar Home System users to dream bigger. Especially business owners and home users in urban areas do not want to limit themselves to smaller solar-powered appliances. Televisions are not only an integral part of social life, they also allow for educational benefits and income generating opportunities for a lot of our customers, be it bar and restaurant owners, village cinemas, schools and other education centers, and families.”

The 43” television is verified by Lighting Global’s rigorous testing standards., which underlines Mobisol’s customer promise of high quality, long-lasting products. Lighting Global, an innovation of the World Bank Group, provides the most up-to-date, globally relevant quality standards for solar-powered devices and solar home systems. The Lighting Global Quality Standards set a baseline level of quality, durability, and truth-in-advertising. They enable both customers and partners to objectively compare and judge available off-grid solar solutions based on results deriving from impartial tests, guaranteeing the highest quality standards.
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