Latest Telecoms News about Zambia

Zamtel and NEC agree on microwave backbone and access project

  Zamtel and NEC have agreed to build a new digital microwave radio transmission network to boost mobile coverage and capacity across Zambia....

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Airtel Plans $80 Million worth of Upgrades in Zambia

  Bharti Airtel's Zambian subsidiary expects to invest around US$80 million over the next 12 months expanding its network coverage and deploying LTE upgrades....

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Zambia's Rural Towers Rollout Completion by October

  Zambia's telecoms regulator, ZICTA says that it expects to complete the construction of 169 new telecoms towers in rural parts of the country, in October this year....

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MTN Sells Tower Assets in Rwanda and Zambia

  Pan-African tower operator, IHS Holding has bought 1,269 network towers from MTN's operations in Rwanda and Zambia representing the entirety of MTN's towers in those two countries....

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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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