Three firms bid to become 4th mobile phone company in Zambia

Monday 4 December 2017 | 08:04 CET | News
Three companies are bidding to establish a fourth mobile phone voice service provider in Zambia in a tender set to close this month, Reuters reported. Communications minister Brian Mushimba said the tender was supposed to close late November but was extended to 18 December because some of the bidders needed more time. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / MTN / Zamtel
Countries: Zambia
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


ZICTA says Zambia approaches mobile saturation as penetration reaches 82%

Published 28 May 2018 10:52 CET | Zambia
The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says intensive customer acquisition campaigns by MTN ...

Airtel Zambia launches 'Chaopena Na So Che'

Published 29 Jan 2018 10:32 CET | Zambia
Airtel Zambia has launched 'Chaopena Na So Che', which it called an upgrade to its So Che proposition. It said customers will now ...

Zamtel offers 50 MB of mobile data for ZMK 1

Published 18 Dec 2017 10:38 CET | Zambia
Zamtel has released new internet bundles for the budget-conscious, starting at ZMK 1 for 50 MB of data. In the last three days, ...

Zamtel has most affordable internet bundles according to Manic survey

Published 05 Dec 2017 13:57 CET | Zambia
A survey by technology publication Manic says that state-owned telecommunications provider Zamtel has the most affordable ...

Zamtel installs new power plants to boost mobile network

Published 05 Dec 2017 13:19 CET | Zambia
Zamtel is installing new power plants in Kitwe, Ndola and Lusaka, and has also launched more 4G sites to improve the network, ...