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MTN Zambia to refit 274 sites for frequency migration

Published 30 Mar 2021 14:27 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia said it was due to migrate 274 sites by 27 March having recently secured spectrum on the 800 MHz band, ITWeb reported. This will enhance quality of service for ...

Paratus Zambia launches Infinity business packages

Published 29 Mar 2021 10:28 CET | Zambia

Paratus Zambia says it has launched Infinity business packages to provide more affordable and unlimited connectivity. The Infinity packages give customers access to uncapped ...

MTN Zambia obtains spectrum in 800 MHz band, plans to launch VoLTE

Published 24 Mar 2021 11:35 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has awarded MTN Zambia radio frequency spectrum in the 800 MHz band for USD 13.5 million.  MTN intends ...

Airtel Zambia signs tower collocation deal with Infratel

Published 23 Mar 2021 13:04 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia and Infratel have signed a long-term tower colocation agreement that will allow Airtel to lease multiple installation-ready towers across the ten provinces. ...

MTN Zambia launches 'Switch It Up' marketing campaign

Published 22 Mar 2021 15:13 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has introduced a new marketing campaign called Switch It Up, with the theme of enablement and a level playing field so that people can thrive in this "new normal". ...

Zambian govt plans new laws to support data protection, e-transactions and cyber security

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:50 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says the country is poised for new legislation aimed at enhancing data protection and privacy, ...

Zambian internet subscriptions rise 12% to over 10 mln in 2020

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:46 CET | Zambia

The number of active internet subscriptions increased by 11.8 percent to 10.3 million from 9.2 million in 2019, according to the Zambia Information and Communications ...

Zambian mobile phone revenue rises 15% to over ZMK 5 bln in 2020

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:40 CET | Zambia

Zambia's mobile telephone revenue increased by 15.2 percent to ZMK 5.3 billion in 2020 from ZMK 4.6 billion the previous year, statistics from the Zambia Information and ...

Zambian telecom sites increase by almost 3% in 2020

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:37 CET | Zambia

The total number of telecommunication sites in Zambia increased by 2.6 percent to 10,574 in the year ended December 2020 from 10,303 in 2019, according to the Zambia ...

Zambian government to complete construction of 1,009 towers in 2021

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:31 CET | Zambia

Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says the construction of 1,009 towers by the government is expected to be concluded in 2021. In its latest ...

Zambia exceeds 19 mln mobile phone subscriptions in 2020, up 11%

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:20 CET | Zambia

The number of active mobile subscriptions in Zambia increased by 10.9 percent to 19.1 million on 31 December 2020 from 17.2 million on the same date in 2019, according to ...

WIOCC appoints Vunda as country sales manager for Zambia and DR Congo

Published 01 Mar 2021 14:00 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Zambia

International capacity wholesaler WIOCC has appointed Mwesu Vunda as country sales manager for Zambia and for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is a newly ...

Airtel Zambia opens 7 new shops in 5 provinces

Published 25 Feb 2021 11:53 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has opened an additional seven new shops, bringing the total number of stores to 35 across all ten provinces. The new locations are in five of the ten ...

Paratus Zambia donates ZMK 20,000 to orphanage home

Published 22 Feb 2021 11:52 CET | Zambia

Paratus Zambia is donating ZMK 20,000 to Iqra Zambia, on behalf of the Home of Happiness Orphanage located in Lusaka, Zambia. Paratus Zambia is calling upon other Zambian ...

Zambia awards local company Beeline 4th mobile licence

Published 22 Feb 2021 09:59 CET | Zambia

ZICTA has announced that it has granted Beeline Telecom a licence to commence mobile phone operations in the country, Lusaka Times reported. It said Beeline Telecom was a ...

Zambian cabinet approves cybersecurity bill

Published 17 Feb 2021 13:30 CET | Zambia

Zambia's cabinet has approved the introduction and publication of a bill to introduce a law on cybersecurity and cybercrimes, Xinhua reported, citing Chief Government ...

Zamtel opens customer care service centre in Lusaka mall

Published 09 Feb 2021 09:11 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel has opened a customer service centre at Makeni Mall in Lusaka. The service centre is in line with Zamtel's new strategic direction of taking service ...

MTN Zambia presents Mobile Money Hackathon winners

Published 03 Feb 2021 14:06 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has announced the winners of the 2020 MoMo Hackathon competition launched on 04 November. The first prize of USD 2,500 went to Dawa Health, a maternal health ...

ZICTA invites bids for 800 MHz band spectrum

Published 02 Feb 2021 14:24 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) is inviting applications for spectrum in the 800 MHz band freed up by the digital broadcasting ...

Zambian government approves establishment of new cyber security policy

Published 18 Jan 2021 15:10 CET | Zambia

The Zambian government has approved the establishment of a new national cyber security policy, ITWeb reported.Government spokesperson Dora Siliya said the policy will help to ...

Airtel Zambia secures spectrum in 800MHz band

Published 05 Jan 2021 09:27 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has awarded Airtel Zambia spectrum on the 800MHz frequency band at a cost of ZMK 12.5 million, ITWeb ...

Zamtel launches Freedom Unlimited packages

Published 23 Dec 2020 10:28 CET | Zambia

Zamtel has announced the launch of a new package called Freedom Unlimited, providing free calling and browsing for unlimited periods. Customers can purchase the package by ...

Zamtel launches Green Thursday weekly deals

Published 22 Dec 2020 10:36 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel has launched Green Thursday, a weekly customer reward programme. Deals include the chance to obtain Unlimited Freedom packages at a 50 percent ...

MultiChoice Zambia releases book and docudrama to mark 25th anniversary

Published 21 Dec 2020 22:32 CET | Zambia

MultiChoice Zambia has launched a storybook and docudrama called 'Panali-Panali' as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations. The book depicts different individuals and ...

National Pension Scheme Authority buys 8% stake in MTN Zambia

Published 21 Dec 2020 14:37 CET | Zambia

The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has bought an 8 percent stake in MTN Zambia through a share placement, Lusaka Times reported. No financial details of the ...

 

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