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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 ...

Airtel Zambia provides Sims for 'Let's Read' Project

Published 17 Dec 2020 11:34 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has partnered with the "Let's Read" project being rolled out to five provinces in Zambia, by providing more than 2000 data Sim cards. The USAID funded five-year ...

Airtel Zambia runs Slap D, Yo Maps auditions to publicise launch of new Tonse data bundles

Published 26 Nov 2020 10:44 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has introduced new Tonse data bundles, advertised with the slogan "You too can make that dream possible through Tonse Bundles". For the launch, the Red Box ...

Paratus Zambia instals 10 Gbps campus area network at National Milling

Published 16 Nov 2020 10:29 CET | Zambia

Paratus Zambia says it has installed 10 gigabit-capable campus area network at flourmill National Milling's new plant, connecting the plant and the office buildings on a ...

MTN Zambia mobile money subscribers reach 4.5 mln as pandemic encourages take-up

Published 09 Nov 2020 11:27 CET | Zambia

MTN Zambia announced that its mobile money customer base has reached 4.5 million subscribers, ITWeb reported. The company said that Covid-19 has fast-tracked digitisation of ...

Zamtel welcomes plans for fast-track court for mobile money fraud

Published 06 Nov 2020 14:15 CET | Zambia

Zamtel has welcomed news that the Bank of Zambia has commenced work towards establishing a dedicated Fast Track Court for mobile money fraudsters, The Times reported. Zamtel ...

Zamtel widens coverage, erects 744 new towers

Published 20 Oct 2020 11:20 CET | Zambia

Zambian operator Zamtel has extended its network coverage with 744 new towers constructed and switched on, Lusaka Times reported. CEO Sydney Mupeta stated that the towers are ...

Airtel Zambia and Ericsson partner on e-waste disposal and recycling

Published 19 Oct 2020 09:20 CET | Zambia

The programme ensures that end-of-life material is treated and recycled in an environmentally responsible manner.Ericsson provides free product retrieval and safe disposal ...

Airtel Zambia opens 11 new shops across the country

Published 14 Oct 2020 11:03 CET | Zambia

Airtel Zambia has opened an additional 11 new shops, bringing the total number of stores to 28 across the country's ten provinces. The new shops are based in Mufulira, ...

LAP GreenN seeks compensation for Zamtel nationalisation

Published 12 Oct 2020 10:07 CET | Libya, Zambia

Libyan telecommunications company LAP GreenN is considering chasing after Zambia's offshore assets after Lusaka defaulted four times on an order to pay USD 257 million in ...

MTN Zambia picks ZTE to provide optical backbone to border with Namibia

Published 02 Oct 2020 15:47 CET | Zambia

ZTE has announced an agreement with MTN Zambia to construction a cross-border optical transmission network backbone in Zambia to connect Lusaka with the border of Namibia. By ...

ZICTA forecasts ICT sector growth with 18 mln mobile subscribers by year-end

Published 23 Sep 2020 11:18 CET | Zambia

Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says the ICT sector is expected to continue its positive growth trajectory amid some notable risks. Growth ...

Africonnect Zambia rebrands as Inq. Digital Zambia

Published 23 Sep 2020 11:06 CET | Zambia

Africonnect Zambia has been rebranded as Inq. Digital Zambia after being sold by Vodacom South Africa. ZICTA said it will make the necessary amendment to the National Network ...

Zambian govt urges Infratel to improve service delivery as coronavirus hits national growth prospects

Published 23 Sep 2020 11:03 CET | Zambia

The Zambian government has called on Infratel, the country's largest telecommunication infrastructure provider, to be innovative and improve service delivery, the Daily Mail ...

Zambian active mobile phone subscriptions approach 18 mln in H1

Published 22 Sep 2020 09:57 CET | Zambia

The number of active mobile network subscriptions in Zambia reached 17.9 million on 30 June, reflecting a mobile penetration rate of 100.2 percent, according to the Zambia ...

ZICTA plans to invite bids for spectrum in 800 MHz band

Published 22 Sep 2020 09:49 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says it expects to invite applications for spectrum in the 800 MHz band freed up by digital ...

Zambian active mobile internet users approach 10 mln in H1

Published 22 Sep 2020 09:00 CET | Zambia

The total number of active mobile internet users in Zambia increased to 9.5 million in the first half ended 30 June compared with 9.1 million in the same period in 2019, ...

Paratus Zambia deploys 100 Gbps metro fibre ring in Lusaka for better enterprise service

Published 18 Sep 2020 09:56 CET | Zambia

Paratus Zambia said it has deployed a 100 Gbps metro fibre ring in Lusaka. The enterprise network will now provide business fibre services that guarantee uptime and quality ...

ZICTA partners with Airtel for 2020 ICT Innovation Programme

Published 16 Sep 2020 12:19 CET | Zambia

Sixty young Zambians will showcase their ideas under the annual ICT Innovation Programme run by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) in ...

ZICTA fines mobile operators ZMK 5.4 mln for poor quality of service

Published 15 Sep 2020 09:09 CET | Zambia

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has fined the three mobile operators a combined ZMK 5.4 million for poor quality of service, Lusaka ...

 

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