Zambia

UZI Mobile Zambia granted more time to prepare for commercial launch
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
UZI Zambia Mobile aiming to launch in 1Q19
Zamtel announces 4G mobile launch
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Wananchi Group considers sale of its business
Liquid Telecom takes 100% control of Zambian unit
Zambian government approves new tax on VoIP calls
Afrimax says Vodafone Zambia ownership to change
Vodafone Zambia eyes VoLTE launch after securing suitable concession
Unitel subsidiary secures Zambia’s fourth mobile licence
Airtel Zambia officially launches 4G in Lusaka
Unnamed trio bidding for Zambian mobile licence
Zamtel investing USD280m in network upgrade
Zambian government confirms intention to pay LAP GreenN for Zamtel renationalisation
Zamtel inks MoU to deploy fibre to economic zone in Southern Lusaka
Vodafone considering bid for Zambian mobile licence?
Zambian communications minister sets mobile subscriber target for Zamtel
Zamtel investing in network upgrade to boost mobile market share
Tower Talk: a guide to the latest major cell site developments
CEC Liquid Telecom refutes phone tapping allegations
Zambia revises telecoms licensing framework
Zambia’s IMF loan no longer conditional on Zamtel sale
Paratus Telecom Zambia deploys JET PtMP base station system
Airspan deploys LTE-A network architecture for Vodafone Zambia
ZICTA confirms that Vodafone Zambia is not licensed for mobile voice provision
Vodafone Group partnering with Afrimax on Zambian launch
iWayAfrica introduces commercial FTTP services in Zambia
Airtel Zambia selects Ericsson for network transformation project
Vodafone rumoured to win Zambia mobile concession
Airtel Zambia spending USD48m on network upgrades
CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia to invest USD16m in developing infrastructure in 2016
Zambian mobile subscribers given two months to ‘clean up’ SIM registration details
Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign pan-African partnership agreement
Airtel and IHS Holding complete Zambian tower sale deal
Liquid Telecom debuts new retail ISP branding
Four southern African states agree to cut international roaming costs
CEC Liquid Telecom acquires Zambian ISP Realtime
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa
CEC Liquid Telecom launches FTTH in Lusaka
CEC Liquid to construct new fibre link between Lusaka and Livingstone
IHS Holding to tap capital market for USD800m to expand African operations
Airtel to sell towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding
ZICTA confirms 147 of 169 planned rural communications towers are up and running
Liquid Telecom outlines FTTH progress; service now live in Zambia, Zimbabwe
IHS secures USD2.6bn capital increase
Thuraya satellite services launch in twelve Airtel Africa countries
Airtel enhancing 3G base stations to improve internet access
Zamtel to extend LTE nationwide from next year
Zamtel selects NEC for microwave backbone and access project
Paratus signs MPLS/IPX deal with PCCW Global
ZICTA considering legal action over continued sale of active SIM cards?
Airtel Zambia to continue enhancing network with USD80m investment in 2014
ZICTA to complete deployment of 169 rural telecoms towers by October 2014
IHS competes the acquisition of MTN’s towers in Rwanda, Zambia
Huawei rolls out first base station for ZICTA’s rural expansion project
Airtel signs satellite pact with Thuraya
Zambia reconfirms plan to offer fourth mobile licence next year
ZICTA-led project aims to construct 169 rural base stations
CEC Liquid Telecoms to spend USD15m on infrastructure upgrade
Zamtel launches commercial LTE in Kitwe
MTN launches Zambia’s first LTE network
Zambian cellcos hike airtime charges in line with higher excise duty rate
Zambia delays deadline for SIM registration
Zambian politician urges ZICTA to reconsider SIM card registration deadline
MTN Group agrees to sell Rwandan, Zambian towers to IHS Holding
Zambian communications minister reiterates SIM registration deadline
Airtel gold-plating 1,000 towers to enhance coverage
MTN Group reconsidering strategy on tower asset sales
Zamtel spends USD4m on mobile network as IPO looms
MTN to offload its BTS in Rwanda and Zambia
MTN Zambia enhances mobile broadband speeds
MTN Zambia announces connections to WACS
Bharti bolsters African links with Africa Connect network
Zambian ministry reveals progress of SIM card registration scheme
Zamtel partners with Ericsson for 4G demonstration in Livingstone
MTN Zambia using mobile base stations to boost capacity and cover special events
AfriConnect Zambia outlines coverage expansion plans
Bharti grants greater freedom to African chiefs
ZICTA sues cellcos over alleged service quality failures
Liquid Telecom taps Ekinops for fibre rollout
Zambia’s Massnet seeking investor to enable LTE deployment
Zesco starts second phase of powerline broadband project
Zambian communications minister criticises ZICTA for not regulating tariffs enough
Another Green World: Libyan telco heads to London to defend Zamtel deal
Zamtel issues rural coverage commitment, reveals tentative LTE launch date
Zamtel planning LTE rollout as its calls on ZICTA for 4G licence
Sale of Etisalat’s African towers still on the cards, report says
Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi throughout Africa
Vodacom among potential bidders for Zambia’s fourth mobile licence
Alca-Lu to boost Bharti’s African networks
MTN Zambia sets aside USD46.7m for upgrades in 2013
Vodacom linked with ‘secret’ 4th mobile licence
Bharti, Ericsson overhaul networks in 16 African countries
Internet Technologies Group chooses Alvarion for wireless broadband
MTN Group reports 182.7m subscribers; raises full-year forecast
Zambia mulling fourth mobile operator license?
Airtel Zambia reveals plans to increase number of 3.5G cell sites
Zamtel connects to WACS, SAT-3
Zamtel aiming to reclaim ZESCO fibre infrastructure?
Airtel Zambia to have rolled out 200 rural cell sites by end-2012
Gateway steps up terrestrial network initiative
MTN Zambia to invest USD3 million on connection to EASSy
LAP Green lodges petition with high court over seizure of Zamtel stake
Zambian minister calls for Airtel to reduce call costs
Zamtel Mobile launches 3G network
Airtel Zambia executive details cell site deployments, network coverage
Zesco rolling out broadband-capable fibre in Western Province
Zamtel sale reversed as government retakes control of telco
Zamtel Mobile passes the one million subscriber mark ‘in record time’
Airtel Zambia inaugurates commercial HSPA+ services
Africonnect Zambia calls on Airspan for WiMAX deployment
LAP Green to contest any challenge to ownership of Zamtel stake
Zamtel Mobile details 3G rollout progress
Zamtel Mobile aims for 700 base stations by end-2012
Zamtel sale to LAP Green Networks may be reversed
Liquid lights first phase of Zambian fibre network
New Zambian president forms committee to probe Zamtel stake sale
Airtel Zambia close to rolling out 1,000th GSM site
Airtel Zambia extending network to Western Province rural areas
Cell Z intros 3G network
MTN Group earmarks USD40 million for investment in Zambia
Zambian competition watchdog approves fibre-optic joint venture
Airtel Zambia minority shareholders sue Bharti Airtel over delisting attempt
Airtel Zambia delisting hits another hurdle
Bharti set to forcibly take full control of Zambian unit
Zambia to get first 3G network
Bharti confirms it will reapply for Zambian delisting
Airtel Zambia delisting rejected
Airtel Zambia to spend USD150 million on network upgrade, expansion
Zamtel to complete first phase of NGN rollout next week
Delisting of Airtel Zambia faces opposition
Bharti to increase Zambia stake to 97%
Zamtel to start digitising exchanges
Bharti not looking to delist Zambian subsidiary
Zain Zambia to boost base station numbers
Zamtel, BTC ink fibre-optic cable deal
ZICTA shuts down five ISPs with expired licences
Zambia’s financial regulator tells Zain to value its local subsidiary
Zambian SEC rejects Bharti’s bid for publicly listed stake in Zain Zambia
USD31 million spent on fibre rollout by Zamtel
Bharti to invest USD150 million in Zambian unit over next three years
ZDA unveils LapGreen Networks as Zamtel majority stake winner
Vodacom gets nod to take 100% stake in Africonnect Zambia
MTN to spend USD25 million on expansion, upgrade projects
Three remain in race for Zamtel stake as BSNL withdraws
Zambian government to transfer fibre pairs from Zesco to Zamtel
Four of eight shortlisted companies submit Zamtel bids
Pressure grows on Zambian government to release Zamtel valuation report
ZDA shortlists eight for Zamtel stake sale
MTNL and BSNL on acquisition trail
State to sell up to 75% of Zamtel
ZDA preparing tender for Zamtel equity partner selection
CAZ claims Zain’s 3G licence was issued legally
Zamtel says has spent USD20 million fibre network expansion
Zamtel sale plans are final according to communications minister
Zambia offers unified telecoms licences
Zain Zambia given 48 hours to resolve service outages
MTN Zambia plans USD95 million investment in 2009
President defends Zamtel sale plans
Zamtel installs 1,500km fibre-optic cable, details further expansion plans
Zamtel to be part-privatised
Zamtel strike appears to be nearing end
Zamtel asks management to handle core operations as strike continues
Zamtel upgrades infrastructure to tackle international call issues
Zamtel and Huawei sign fibre-optic backbone deal
CAZ threatens to strip mobile operators of licences
Zamtel fails to repair link with France
USD4 million set aside for rural network development by Zambian government
Zambian regulator calls meeting with service providers
MTN and Zain refuse to share infrastructure
International gateway fees raised by Zambian government
ZACA asks government for update on satellite status
Celtel Zambia to spend USD70 million on expansion
Celtel Zambia shares to begin trading on 11 June
New Zamtel network connects Zambia to SADC region
ZAMTEL to deploy fibre-optic network
Development bank to aid Celtel rollout
Zamnet launches WiMAX
Zambia signs up for NEPAD
Zamtel to open second international gateway
MTN to extend network and distribution channels
Celtel expands workforce
Power firm plans phone cable
Competition no concern to Celtel
MTN completes Telecel deal
MTN expands to Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia
Regulator investigates anti-competitive cellco conspiracy
CAZ to introduce new international gateway licensing model for cellcos
State passes issue of fourth mobile phone network to regulator
Regulator tells Zamtel to use VoIP
Celtel launches per second billing
Celtel and Cell Z looking to interconnect
Commission calls for separation of Zamtel operations
Zamtel achieves 70% digitalisation
Telecel to upgrade infrastructure