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.
Aug 26, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
Zambia’s gov’t to formalise working group tasked to save Zamtel
Leaked letter from officials confirms intention to inaugurate working group.
Jul 5, 2022
Zambia’s gov’t rubbishes claims it will sell Zamtel
Vice-President said company will be recapitalised and not sold.
Jun 29, 2022
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.
Sep 23, 2021
Zamtel looks to double its subscriber base by 2023
Telco commences with installation of US$5.7m subscriber capacity charging system.
Sep 6, 2021
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.
Dec 10, 2020
Zamtel's future hangs in the balance … again
Zambia’s government initiates another request with the IMF for economic bailout.
Bank of Zambia
Nov 9, 2020
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.
Oct 19, 2020
Libya’s LapGreen Networks threatens Zambia over unpaid debt
Zambian govt official confirms company is considering targeting the Southern African country’s global assets.
Sep 21, 2020
Data, broadband demand driving investment in Zambia telecoms
Industry regulator, operators believe the country will continue on growth trajectory.
May 19, 2020
Zamtel partners Kazang to reach Zambia’s unbanked
Companies announce integration of platforms to beef up financial inclusivity.
May 13, 2020
Sub-Saharan Africa remains largely offline
GSMA’s regional head unpacks the challenges in ensuring more people are able to connect.
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