Beeline Telecom awarded Zambia’s fourth mobile licence
Company expected to begin operations within the next six months, ZICTA advises.
Feb 22, 2021
Jun 17, 2020
Zambia cancels Uzi’s licence
Authorities have invited fresh bids from prospective service providers to establish country’s fourth mobile phone network.
Feb 17, 2020
Zambia hints at fifth telco operator
Country's telecommunications organisation believes market can do with the increase in competition.
Feb 12, 2020
Zambia gives Uzi fresh ultimatum
Authorities close in on company as operating licence hangs in the balance.
Jan 7, 2020
Another setback for Uzi Zambia
Speculation mounts as officials and the company debate the launch of a network.
Mar 19, 2019
Uzi Zambia once again postpones network launch
Industry regulator ZICTA allows third postponement by the company.
Jan 22, 2019
Uzi Zambia confirms February 2019 launch
Schedule December 2018 launch postponed due to issues with licence terms and conditions.
Jun 20, 2018
Uzi, ZICTA bump heads over licence conditions
Govt confirms discussions continue, but sources close to company say some believe deadline for 100% national coverage is too tight.
May 18, 2018
Uzi Zambia fully operational by year-end
Industry regulator confirms development.
Mar 28, 2018
Zambia looks to Uzi to leverage Angola connection
Country's fourth mobile phone operator could help facilitate connection to Angolan fibre backbone.