Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Sunday, Feb 23rd


Nigeria’s Globacom unveils international top-up cards

Telco aims to ease connections between Nigeria’s diaspora and their loved ones.


EcoCash agent lists on Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

Landmark listing could usher in the era of telcos becoming banks.


Nigerian telco lotteries to be regulated

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned operators to desist from promoting 'fraudulent' lotteries.


Airtel Kenya teams up with retail chain

As a ruthless mobile price war ensues, the telco plans offering discounted prepaid airtime.


Zamtel eyes power utility's fibre-optic network

Telco wants to take ownership of Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation's 1,700km network.


Zim Telcos ‘refuse’ to share infrastructure

Big companies are allegedly forming alliances to stave off competition from smaller players.


Zimbabwe's Telecel appoints local as its CEO

Francis Mawindi is to head up the company, replacing Swiss-born John Swaim.


Zamtel embarks on countrywide expansion

Telecommunications company plans to build 132 cell sites at a cost of $9million.


Bid to revoke MTN Nigeria's operating licence withdrawn

Plaintiffs took MTN to court for allegedly refusing to disclose call records of a suspended judge.


'Econet could become Zimbabwe's largest bank'

A high take of mobile money could push the telco into the financial services realm.


Lap Green Networks readies for court

Libyan company has presented 177 documents as part of its case against the Zambian government.