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Zambia embarks on building 169 rural telecom towers.

Zambia embarks on building 169 rural telecom towers

The project, which costs $24 million, is aimed at boosting cellphone coverage for underserved areas.

Zambia’s SIM card registration drive finally ends.

Zambia’s SIM card registration drive finally ends

About seven million cards have been registered, say government and regulatory officials.


Airtel Zambia, Zamtel networks collapse

Widespread network disruptions have been experienced in Zambia this week.

Zamtel joins Zambia’s LTE race.

Zamtel joins Zambia’s LTE race

The telecoms company has become the second in the country after MTN to unveil a 4G network.


Call to cut Zambia’s ‘high mobile tariffs’

Consumer body wants the interconnect rate in the country to be reduced.

Zambian SIM registration deadline delayed to February 2014.

Zambian SIM registration cut-off deadline delayed to February 2014

Only around 50% of subscribers have registered their cards, say government officials.


Zambia postpones plans for fourth mobile licence

Operators, such as Vodacom, have to wait until Zambia’s digital migration is concluded.


Zambia: President Michael Sata fires public procurement authority DG

Director general Danies Chisenda loses his job amid Chinese telecom tender controversies.


Huawei appoints new MD for its Zambian ops

Spawn Wen, the former deputy chief exec of Huawei Angola, hired for Zambia role.


MTN Zambia launches graduate programme

The ‘Graduate Development Programme’ (GDP) aims to empower and prepare for employment.


Huawei budgets $2mn for marketing in Zambia

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker eyes bigger slice of Zambia’s market.