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Mobile & Wireless

Zambia attracts 5 candidates for 4th mobile licence

Friday 11 January 2013 | 09:19 CET | News
The Zambia government announced that five firms, including South Africa-based Vodacom, have expressed interest in the country's fourth mobile licence. Communication, transport, works and supply Minister Chris Yaluma said no decision had been made yet regarding the successful bidder and that other interested companies can still bid, ITweb reported. Zambia's telecommunication market is currently dominated by Airtel and MTN, which together have over 8.5 million subscribers. The government still needs to revoke regulations that have been blocking the introduction of a fourth mobile service

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Zambia / MTN Zambia / Vodacom
Countries: Zambia
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