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16 Feb

Zambia targets 75% internet penetration with new spectrum licence

Regulator argues the larger the bandwidth, the better the capacity and consequently, potentially, the better the quality of (telecommunications) service.
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Zambia: Lungu threatens widespread arrests of social media abusers

Industry regulator ordered to stop irresponsible use of social media platforms.
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Airtel Zambia, UNCDF announce Last Mile Distribution project

Intention to extend Airtel Money services to users in rural and remote regions.
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Zambia’s cyber security stance worries civil rights groups

Government formally introduces Cyber Security and Cybercrimes Bills of 2021.
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Jan 15, 2021

Zambia readies new cyber security policy but pundits not convinced

Blogger organisation concerned policy could be manipulated by government.
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Jan 7, 2021

Mobile money boosts Zambia’s financial inclusivity strategy

Survey by Finscope reveals significant increase in uptake of mobile money services.
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Jan 4, 2021

Airtel secures spectrum as Zambia advances 5G strategy

Industry regulator awards operator 800MHz frequency to bolster coverage.
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Dec 22, 2020

Zambia’s Pensions Authority invests in MTN

Government agency acquires 8% shares in the telecommunications firm.
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Dec 10, 2020

Zamtel's future hangs in the balance … again

Zambia’s government initiates another request with the IMF for economic bailout.
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Under pressure Zambia shelves cybercrime Bills

Senior official confirms Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Bill as well as the Data Protection Bill have been withdrawn.
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Airtel Zambia subscribers fume over data price hikes

Consumer Unity and Trust Society appeals to operator to reverse latest increase.
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Nov 13, 2020

Time running out for Malawi’s operators over data bundle expiry dates

Consumer, tech organisations lobby government to intervene as regulator remains tight-lipped on the matter.