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ZICTA releases free extra spectrum to support web capacity during pandemic

Published 28 May 2020 10:01 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has released additional frequency spectrum to telecom operators at no extra cost in order to enhance ...

Zamtel launches digital health platform Venous

Published 21 May 2020 12:27 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel has launched digital health platform called Venous in conjunction with Zcom Systems. It aims to enhance operational efficiencies for healthcare ...

Zamtel makes mobile money services available at Zoona outlets

Published 21 May 2020 12:01 CET | Zambia

Zamtel has partnered with payment services provider Zoona Zambia to enable Zamtel customers to use mobile money services at Zoona kiosks and retail stores. Zamtel customers ...

Huawei Zambia denies that 5G speeds up spread of coronavirus

Published 21 May 2020 10:50 CET | Zambia

Huawei Zambia has denied claims that 5G accelerates the spread of Covid-19, reports ITWeb. Hansen He, director of public relations Huawei Zambia, said Covid-19 spreads even ...

MTN Zambia picks Vanu to extend mobile connectivity to off-grid communities

Published 21 May 2020 10:07 CET | Zambia

Network equipment provider Vanu said that it has reached an agreement with MTN Zambia to supply equipment and services at up to 300 mobile network sites throughout the ...

MTN Zambia starts ZMK 180 mln network upgrade

Published 21 May 2020 10:00 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has begun its 'Project Summer' ZMK 180 million upgrade to boost network capacity and enable high-speed data services at 337 3G and 4G (LTE) network sites. The ...

TopStar pay-TV provider launches e-shopping platform

Published 13 May 2020 15:25 CET | Zambia

Zambian pay-TV provider TopStar has launched StarTimes GO, an integrated electronic shopping platform. StarTimes provides multiple interactive shopping methods through TV, ...

MTN Zambia provides free access to university e-learning platforms

Published 04 May 2020 11:12 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has partnered with the University of Zambia, Copperbelt University and Mulungushi University to provide free access to online learning platforms to enable students ...

Liquid Telecom Zambia instals free Wi-Fi at Covid-19 quarantine centres

Published 04 May 2020 10:37 CET | Zambia

Liquid Telecom Zambia is supporting the Ministry of Health with free internet connectivity at Covid-19 quarantine centres. By connecting the centres with free Wi-Fi, patients ...

Zamtel, ECZ and ministry launch e-learning and smart revision portals

Published 23 Apr 2020 13:36 CET | Zambia

Zamtel, the Examinations Council of Zambia and the Ministry of General Education have launched a national eLearning portal and Smart Revision platform to support education ...

Airtel Zambia donates ZMK 5 mln to Covid 19 fight

Published 23 Apr 2020 12:18 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has donated ZMK 5 million to the ministry of health as part of the company's corporate social responsibility in the fight against Covid 19. Airtel is also ...

Airtel Zambia launches self-care app

Published 22 Apr 2020 12:23 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has launched a self-care application and introduced a Community Champion Programme. The app will enable customers to access Airtel products and services ...

MTN Zambia launches free Ayoba messaging app

Published 21 Apr 2020 09:36 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia, in partnership with Simfy Africa, has launched an instant messaging application called Ayoba. The company said the app will enable customers to stay connected, ...

MTN Zambia offers government support in fight against Covid-19

Published 20 Apr 2020 12:12 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has provided material support to the ministry of health in a bid to contribute to government efforts to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. MTN Zambia provided ...

MTN Zambia offers free one-day 100 MB data bundle for Easter

Published 14 Apr 2020 10:54 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia said it would offer all of its 7.5 million customers a free 100 MB data as part of the Easter (12 April) holiday celebration as people stay at home to prevent the ...

Liquid Telecom appoints Townsend as CEO of Zambian business

Published 14 Apr 2020 10:20 CET | Zambia

Liquid Telecom has appointed Mark Townsend as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia. He will be directly responsible for the leadership and strategic management of Liquid Telecom's ...

MTN Zambia partners with Opera to offer free browsing during Covid-19

Published 08 Apr 2020 12:00 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia has partnered with Opera to offer customers free browsing on Opera Mini and Opera News during the Covid-19 crisis. MTN customers will have the freedom to browse ...

Zamtel offers free calls and data during Covid-19 crisis

Published 08 Apr 2020 11:58 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel has announced the launch of free calling, messages and data usage for its customers during the period the country is faced with the challenges of the ...

Zamtel sees rise in internet demand in Zambia

Published 06 Apr 2020 13:07 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel says there has been a significant increase in demand for internet services among customers as more people adopt Work-from-Home strategies in light of ...

Zambia urged to fast-track 5G deal with Huawei

Published 31 Mar 2020 13:45 CET | Zambia

The Computer Association of Zambia has called on the government to fast-track the deal with Huawei to deploy 5G network infrastructure and direct technical resources towards ...

Huawei Zambia donates temperature measuring equipment to health ministry

Published 30 Mar 2020 10:36 CET | Zambia

Huawei Zambia has donated intelligent temperature measurement equipment for access control worth ZMK 500,000 to the ministry of health. Huawei said the equipment will ...

Zambia's chamber of commerce calls for suspension of communication taxes because of coronavirus

Published 30 Mar 2020 10:00 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has asked the telecoms regulator and the government immediately to suspend all taxes on data and voice communication ...

Airtel Zambia scraps transaction fees for money transfers

Published 26 Mar 2020 12:59 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia announced that fees for person-to-person transactions on Airtel money will remain at zero cost until 30 April to ensure the free flow of funds and to facilitate ...

MTN Zambia takes measures to contend with coronavirus effects

Published 25 Mar 2020 11:30 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia says it has put contingency plans in place to keep the network running smoothly in view of the expected increased demand amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Its engineers ...

Zamtel scraps mobile money fees to prevent spread of Covid-19

Published 25 Mar 2020 10:40 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel said that it has scrapped charges on all peer-to-peer transactions in order to promote the use of Mobile Money to help prevent the spread of ...

 

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