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Zambia’s government plans to achieve 100% national network coverage by the end of 2024. Science and Technology Minister Felix Mutati said the government is working closely with MTN Zambia, Airtel Networks Zambia and state-owned Zamtel in order to achieve this. The Minister added that the government will leverage over US$41-million generated from the recent auctioning...

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The demand for broadband connectivity continues to accelerate in Africa. In Zambia, the government wants to help telecom operators build their capacity to better meet this demand in a context of accelerated digital transformation. Telecom operator MTN Zambia is working with the Zambian government to commercially launch fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology in Zambia on November 24. This...

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Paratus Zambia has partnered Interactive Audio Visual Solutions to connect schools and make available online learning material. The network infrastructure and services company is looking to attract joint sponsors to replicate the Paratus Group’s success in Namibia and make it a reality in Zambia, particularly the success Namibian NGO EduVision achieved through its online e-learning...

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Paratus Zambia, of the pan-African telco Paratus Group, and Meta announce an investment to build a 900 km open access metro fiber networks in Zambia to improve high-quality connectivity in under-served communities in ten Zambian cities and towns. Paratus Zambia will own, build, and operate the network to provide wholesale services to mobile network operators and...

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Zambia’s Science and Technology Minister Felix Mutati has ordered the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) to investigate poor network connectivity, saying the performance of ICT in the country ‘requires a reboot’. Mutati said access to quality network connectivity is critical to the development of telecommunications. The Minister said, “I’m concerned that the quality...

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Zambia’s government has zero-rated the importation of telecommunications equipment, including telecommunications masts, in a fresh bid to attract investment into the industry. Officials also announced that a national digital strategy would be implemented and the government would review the country’s ICT Act to encourage uptake of digital services and secure investment in infrastructure and digital...

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Within six months Zambia will be connected to fast internet services after the government confirmed SpaceX’s satellite internet constellation Starlink would launch operations. Following a meeting with Starlink representatives in New York last week, Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema said the company will soon offer its services in the Southern African country “in line with the...