- To provide affordable and reliable broadband connectivity to member institutions and be the preferred network of networks for HERIs
- Enable education and research institutions to exploit their full potential using ICTs.
- To establish a sustainable and high capacity network infrastructure connecting educational and research institutions in Tanzania.
- To increase the usage of the computer as a tool that stimulates the creativity, critical analysis, the divergent thoughts, the expressive capacity and the resolution of problems.
- To enable Tanzania students to construct their own knowledge as they learn and to develop skills necessary in the highly technological modern society.
- To establish a human resource base of highly qualified people that will increase the country’s international competence and its successful participation in the globalization process
- To support the establishment and sharing of teaching and learning resources among educational and research institutions in Tanzania and the globe.
- To enable linkages with and among various economic sectors that can leverage national development.