Latest Telecoms News about Zambia

Huawei Starts Base Station Roll-Out in Rural Zambia

  Huawei has launched the first of a series of 169 base stations that will connect rural communities in Zambia to the mobile phone network....

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Zambia Confirms Plans to Issue 4th Mobile Operator License

  Zambia's government has confirmed that it will issue a tender for a fourth mobile operator license, once it has completed the digital dividend migration....

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Huawei Wins GSM-R Rollout Contract in Zambia

  Huawei says that it has won a contract to deploy a GSM-R network for Zambia Railways. ...

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Zambian Networks Face Lose of License if Quality is Not Improved

  Zambia's government has issued a warning to the mobile networks and threatened to revoke their operating licenses if they do not improve the quality of their service....

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Zambia's Government to Boost Rural Mobile Phone Coverage

  Zambia's government says that it plans to spend US$24 million building more mobile phone towers in rural areas to boost coverage where the networks currently lack services....

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Zambia Cuts Of 2.4 Million SIM Cards

  Zambia's telecoms regulator says that nearly 2.4 million SIM cards were disconnected at the end of last month following an extension of the registration deadline....

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Zamtel Launches Zambia's Second LTE Network

  Zambia's Zamtel has launched its LTE service in Kitwe, and also opened a walk-in 4G Live Experiential Centre at its Kitwe offices....

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MTN Becomes First Network to Offer LTE Services in Zambia

  MTN Zambia has commercially launched its LTE network upgrade, making it the first operator in the country to offer the service....

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Zambian Networks Raise Tariffs Following Tax Hike

  All three of Zambia's mobile networks have raised their tariffs by 15 percent, following the imposition of a excise duty by the government....

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Zambia Delays SIM Card Registration Deadline

  Zambia's government has agreed to extend the deadline for SIM Card registration after facing the potential for half the country's mobile phones to be cut-off....

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