Zambian telcos mobilise behind lobby group
Global System for Mobile Association of Zambia (GSMAZ) has officially launched to serve as lobby group for GSM telecommunication operators.Christopher Tredger
Zambia’s gov’t to formalise working group tasked to save Zamtel
Leaked letter from officials confirms intention to inaugurate working group.
Zambia’s gov’t rubbishes claims it will sell Zamtel
Vice-President said company will be recapitalised and not sold.
Job cuts inevitable as Zamtel urgently seeks US$265m to stay afloat
Government has secured an equity partner and wants to onboard the foreign company by August this year.
Zamtel looks to double its subscriber base by 2023
Telco commences with installation of US$5.7m subscriber capacity charging system.
Zambia’s Zamtel targets a subscriber base of seven million by 2023
Company’s CEO says it remains on a growth trajectory and has invested in core network infrastructure capacity.
Zamtel's future hangs in the balance … again
Zambia’s government initiates another request with the IMF for economic bailout.
Zambia wants Fast Track Court to curb mobile money fraud
Bank of Zambia initiates process to establish a dedicated Fast Track Court, specifically geared to handle cases involving mobile money fraud.
Libya’s LapGreen Networks threatens Zambia over unpaid debt
Zambian govt official confirms company is considering targeting the Southern African country’s global assets.
Data, broadband demand driving investment in Zambia telecoms
Industry regulator, operators believe the country will continue on growth trajectory.
Zamtel partners Kazang to reach Zambia’s unbanked
Companies announce integration of platforms to beef up financial inclusivity.
Sub-Saharan Africa remains largely offline
GSMA’s regional head unpacks the challenges in ensuring more people are able to connect.