Airtel rolls out 138 new 4G sites across Zambia

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

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.
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.
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.
Oct 31, 2022

Zambia’s Tech Minister calls for ICT ‘reboot’

Felix Mutati orders industry regulator to investigate poor network connectivity.
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.
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.
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.

Fresh tech skills initiative to empower Zambia’s youth

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

Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

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

Criminals target Zambia’s mobile money agents

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

Zambia has deactivated two million SIM cards so far

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