Zambia Tag

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile network licence to take on operators including market leader MTN in the Southern African country, transport & communications minister Brian Mushimba said. The ministry last week gave the go-ahead to the telecommunications regulator to start the process, he said...

Various operators continue to expand networks, with MTN Zambia investing US$55m. Zambia's Minister of Communications and Transport Brian Mushimba says the country has laid approximately 80% of fibre optic infrastructure to boost internet connectivity. Government owned Zambia Telecommunications Company, the Zambia electricity Supply Corporation, CEC Liquid Telecom...

Zambia Telecommunications Company (Zamtel) made a profit of K14.5 million in July, representing a turnaround for the company following a five-year dry spell. The Minister of Communications and Transport Brian Mushimba confirmed the development and said the company made K2.3 million in May and K14.5 million...

MTN is extending its partnership with energy and financial services firm Fenix International to launch pay-to-own solar home systems in Zambia. The Swedish Embassy in Zambia is committing nearly $3m (SEK 24,750,000) to Fenix in Zambia between now and 2020, with USAID contributing an additional $750,000 to the company. The launch in Zambia represents the first step in Fenix’s expansion across Africa with their flagship...

Zambia's Minister of Communications and Transport Brian Mushimba officially signed into law a new licensing framework for the country's telecommunications industry. The framework, formulated in conjunction with the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA), is expected to realign the country's telecom sector and facilitate the...

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