Ongoza FZC is a mobile technology and marketing company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and has been operating since 2014. Ongoza’s subsidiary Bongo Live is registered and based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and has been serving customers since 2012. Bongo Live is also a licensed National Application Services provider with the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).
Ongoza’s team of individuals brings over 40 years of combined experience in technology and management and are committed to bringing the next level of mobile technology solutions to Africa. We believe that there is much more to be unleashed from the power of the mobile and we want to create services that empower businesses, NGOs, government and consumers.
Ongoza’s SMS aggregation and value added services provide a high performance and robust solution for businesses, multinationals, aggregators and operators to reach multiple mobile networks across Africa and interact with customers from a single point. Our enterprise mobility solutions are designed for African environments and empower businesses to operate seamlessly inside and outside the office.
Ongoza serves a range of customers from large corporations to small & medium sized enterprises across multiple sectors (Banking & Finance, Insurance, Consumer Goods, Government, Education, FMCG, Travel & Hospitality & more). Ongoza has extensive partnerships and connectivity with mobile operators, global tier – 1 carriers, sms aggregators and value added service providers across Africa to provide its customers with complete coverage and reach across the region.
Ongoza is also a complete digital marketing agency and works with brands to leverage the fast growing digital landscape to establish and promote their products and services across Africa. Ongoza’s team of technology and marketing professionals deeply understand how to leverage technology to achieve any of your marketing objectives. From planning your complete digital strategy to the nitty gritty aspects of getting your app to work, our team has the breadth and expertise to envision bold ideas and more importantly execute on them. Our broad range of services from social media management to mobile app development caters to every aspect of the digital landscape.
Pathfinder was conducting a baseline health survey in the Mwanza & Shinyanga regions of Tanzania. The survey was based on WHO guidelines and included over 150 questions in various formats. Pathfinder decided to develop a mobile app of the entire survey to streamline the entire process, ensure data integrity, validate data entry and monitor survey results in realtime. Ongoza worked with Pathfinder to understand their requirements, translate the requirements into layouts then build the application. Our technical team even accompanied the Pathfinder field staff to test the final product in the field and deploy across the surveyor’s handsets.
Samsung was launching its Galaxy Pocket smartphone in Tanzania and wanted to run a digital campaign to complements its on the ground marketing activations. Ongoza worked with Samsung to launch a custom website for the Galaxy pocket along with a raffle entry for customers who signed up for the newsletter to learn more about the phone. Google and Facebook ads were run to drive visitors to the website to learn more about the phone. Samsung also simultaneously launched a Facebook page dedicated to the Galaxy Pocket. Over 10,000 visitors were received on the website within one month and 3000 sign ups for the newsletter. 6000+ fans were amassed on the Facebook page within the same period with daily engagement rates of 15% of the fan base.
Access Bank (T) needed a robust system to enable sms alerts anytime a customer made a transaction on their account. The system would also need to be integrated directly with their core-banking platform. Ongoza’s team was able to install and integrate it powerful sms platform to deliver the necessary functionality including in-depth reporting functionality to monitor sms sent and delivery status. Ongoza oversaw the project management along with bank IT and business users.
Techno Serve works with cotton farmers through the cotton board to assist them in creating value chains. Techno Serve needed a mobile/sms solution to broadcast sms to farmers and also receive replies back from them. Ongoza was able to setup its complete bulk sms solution including an integration for two way messaging that allowed Techno Serve to easily manage their communications all in one place.
Address: Plot 13 Block E
Tel: +233 548383383, +233 501375295
United Arab Emirates
1st Floor, Al-Ghaz Building, Al-Baniyas Square, Dubai
Tel: +971 50 7965371
Address: Mezzanine Floor, 14 India St, Dar es Salaam
Tel: +255 22 2129275, +255687457652