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Airtel rolls out 138 new 4G sites across Zambia

Investment in network continues, with extended reach and 5G launch on the cards.
Michael Malakata
1:20

Zambia's fourth operator to launch operations in January 2023

Wholly-owned local firm said it would invest US$400-million and create more than 450 direct jobs when it commences operations.
1:20
Dec 1, 2022

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.
1:30
Nov 29, 2022

Zambia targets 100% network coverage by 2024

Government plans to leverage revenue generated from spectrum auction to invest in telecommunications tower construction.
1:30
Oct 31, 2022

Zambia’s Tech Minister calls for ICT ‘reboot’

Felix Mutati orders industry regulator to investigate poor network connectivity.
1:30
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.
1:40
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.
1:40
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.
1:30

Fresh tech skills initiative to empower Zambia’s youth

Huawei Technologies and country’s government focus long-standing alliance on ICT training.
1:40
May 18, 2022

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
1:40
May 4, 2022

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

Authorities have called for calm amid a spate of abductions.
1:30
Mar 30, 2022

Zambia has deactivated two million SIM cards so far

Regulator says it is “working tirelessly” to combat rising digital fraud.