Beeline Telecom awarded Zambia’s fourth mobile licence

Company expected to begin operations within the next six months, ZICTA advises.
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.

Zambia: Lungu threatens widespread arrests of social media abusers

Industry regulator ordered to stop irresponsible use of social media platforms.
Jan 4, 2021

Airtel secures spectrum as Zambia advances 5G strategy

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

Zambia’s Pensions Authority invests in MTN

Government agency acquires 8% shares in the telecommunications firm.

Airtel Zambia subscribers fume over data price hikes

Consumer Unity and Trust Society appeals to operator to reverse latest increase.
Sep 21, 2020

Data, broadband demand driving investment in Zambia telecoms

Industry regulator, operators believe the country will continue on growth trajectory.
Jun 17, 2020

Zambia cancels Uzi’s licence

Authorities have invited fresh bids from prospective service providers to establish country’s fourth mobile phone network.
May 27, 2020

Zambia releases free additional spectrum

Industry regulator said there is an increased demand for high-speed, reliable internet for e-learning and online banking.

Sub-Saharan Africa remains largely offline

GSMA’s regional head unpacks the challenges in ensuring more people are able to connect.

Cybercriminals target Zambia as country battles with COVID-19

Police have been urged to keep pace with technological developments and skill up to deal with digital crime.