Zambia

Zambia: country must hold off on e-voting plans says gov’t

Authorities say country cannot proceed as intended by the Electoral Commission of Zambia until it has reliable network coverage and connectivity.
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Zambia targets 100% network coverage by 2024

Government plans to leverage revenue generated from spectrum auction to invest in telecommunications tower construction.
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Zambia progresses with commercial 5G as MTN announces rollout

Operator plans to reach 100% 5G coverage in Lusaka, Kitwe and Ndola by the middle of 2023.
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Chipper Cash readies to acquire Zambia's Zoona

Deal will enable Chipper Cash to add new online services and a new agent network to its offerings.
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Paratus scouts for more sponsors as it plans major e-learning rollout in Africa

Company has partnered with Interactive Audio Visual Solutions in quest to connect schools and roll out online learning material.
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Paratus Zambia partners Meta to roll out new fibre network

900km network to extend connectivity reach to under-served communities.
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Oct 31, 2022

Zambia’s Tech Minister calls for ICT ‘reboot’

Felix Mutati orders industry regulator to investigate poor network connectivity.
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Oct 25, 2022

Zambia ties up tax loophole with new levy on business mobile money transactions

Country’s Revenue Authority approves new tax similar to that applied to banks.
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Oct 18, 2022

Airtel Zambia latest telco to secure spectrum

Airtel Networks Zambia has purchased 60 MHz of additional spectrum spread across the 800 MHz and 2600 MHz bands.
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Oct 17, 2022

Cellulant Zambia secures strategic deal with Lusaka business chamber

Company’s payment platform Tinggs will enable organisation’s members to accept payments from their customers’ mobile money wallets.
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Oct 7, 2022

NetOne IT plans US$12m device manufacturing plant in Zambia

Company recently unveiled Neo device, which it describes as country’s first locally produced laptop.
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Sep 29, 2022

SpaceX to shuttle in Starlink connectivity in Zambia

Time frame of under six months announced, with development expected to escalate country’s position in the digital economy.
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Aug 31, 2022

Zambia presses ahead with controversial US$210m CCTV camera project

Despite announcing a stop to all pending digital projects, the country’s government has made an exception with the safe city initiative.