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Mozambique Additional Service Providers: Vehicle Rental, Taxi Companies, Freight Forwarding Agents, Handling Equipment, Power Generation and ISPs

4.8 Mozambique Additional Services Contact List

Vehicle Rental

For a list of rental car companies, please select the contact list given above.

For information on road security and for driving tips, please select the following document:

Mozambique Additional Service Providers Additional Information

Taxi Companies

For a list of taxi companies, please select the contact list given above.

Freight Forwarding Agents

For a list of freight forwarding agents, please select the contact list given above.

Handling Equipment 

For a list of handling equipment agents, please select the contact list given above.

Electricity and Power 

The electricity authority is Electricidade de Moçambique – EDM is responsible for generation, transmission and distribution but there are other companies that produce and distribute electricity. The principal generator is Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa, a company jointly owned by Portugal (82%) and Moçambique (18%) and the biggest hydroelectric scheme in Southern Africa. Hydropower is the most important commercial energy resource with huge potential, 2,545 MW has so far been developed. A total of 2,400 MW is installed at Cahora Bassa Dam on the Zambezi River. The installed capacity of EDM is 316 MW, of which is all hydropower, diesel plants are installed but only used as a back-up. Demand for electricity is increasing at a rate of over 20% per year so current surplus will soon disappear. For a list of main producers / distributors of electricity and power, please select the contact list given above.

For information on Power Stability, please select the following document: Mozambique Additional Service Providers Additional Information

Production Unit

Type [1]

Installed Capacity (MW)

Current Production (MW)

Cahora Bassa Power Station (20% for Moçambique)

Hydro Power Station

2,400 MW

2,400 MW

Chicamba Power Station

Hydro Power Station

60 MW

60 MW

Mavuzi Power StationHydro Power Station60 MW60 MW
Corumana Power StationHydro Power Station25 MW25 MW

[1] E.g. Hydroelectric power, Thermal power…

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

For a list of ISPs Provider Companies, please select the contact list given above. It is estimated that there are over 350,000 internet subscribers which represents 1.6% of population. In 2009 there were 14 internet service providers in Moçambique

Internet Service Providers

Are there ISPs available?

(Yes / No)

Yes

Private or Government

Government & Private

Dial-up only (Yes / No)

No

Approximate Rates

Dial-up:

n/a

Broadband:

Dedicated line rate is approximately US $800 per month

Max leasable ‘dedicated’ bandwidth

Dedicated line up to 2 mbs Shared broadband wireless up to 512 kbs