Zamtel

Zambia’s gov’t rubbishes claims it will sell Zamtel

Vice-President said company will be recapitalised and not sold.
Michael Malakata
2:10
Wednesday

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.
1:30
Sep 23, 2021

Zamtel looks to double its subscriber base by 2023

Telco commences with installation of US$5.7m subscriber capacity charging system.
1:30
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.
1:50
Dec 10, 2020

Zamtel's future hangs in the balance … again

Zambia’s government initiates another request with the IMF for economic bailout.
1:30
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.
2:20

Libya’s LapGreen Networks threatens Zambia over unpaid debt

Zambian govt official confirms company is considering targeting the Southern African country’s global assets.
1:50
Sep 21, 2020

Data, broadband demand driving investment in Zambia telecoms

Industry regulator, operators believe the country will continue on growth trajectory.
1:20
May 19, 2020

Zamtel partners Kazang to reach Zambia’s unbanked

Companies announce integration of platforms to beef up financial inclusivity.
1:30

Sub-Saharan Africa remains largely offline

GSMA’s regional head unpacks the challenges in ensuring more people are able to connect.
1:40
Apr 9, 2020

Zamtel launches fresh offering as subscribers feel the pinch

Global COVID-19 crisis is impacting negatively on company’s customer base.
1:40

Zambia government denies plans to sell Zamtel

Officials refute claims of government's intention to sell state-owned telco to India's Bharti Infratel.