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Internet Connectivity  |  Zambia Cancels Expiry Dates On Internet Bundles

Lawmakers in Zambia have passed a motion that prevents ISPs from placing expiry dates on internet bundles purchased by customers. The regulators said that enforcing expiry dates is equivalent to stealing from subscribers because expired bundles benefit service providers instead ...
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Telecom  |  Zambia Forges Ahead With Plans To Implement Biometric SIM Card Registration

It has been announced that as of January 2020 Zambia plans to implement biometric SIM card registration to minimise fraud. The Corporate Communications Manager of Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) Edward Mulenga said that all Mobile Network Operators ...
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Zambia Defends Prime TV License Suspension

Chanda Kasolo, the Permanent Secretary of the Zambian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services, justified as correct the recent suspension of the Prime TV license. Earlier this month, the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) suspended the Lusaka-based private television station’s licence, ...

MTN Zambia And Kirusa Rollout Roaming Service App

MTN Zambia and Kirusa have announced that they are launching ReachMe, a new roaming service for customers travelling outside of Zambia. According to a joint statement by the companies, by using the service subscribers will benefit from a significant reduction ...

Liquid Telecom Zambia Welcomes Its First Female CEO

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M'kandawire Mulikita as the new CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia to boost growth and market penetration all across the country. The highly experienced ICT professional, Susan Mulikita is the very first female CEO to join ...

Uzi Zambia Announces February 2019 Launch

Zambia's fourth mobile phone service provider Uzi Zambia has confirmed that it will launch its operations in February 2019. Uzi, whose majority shareholder is Unitel International Holdings B.V registered in the Netherlands, received a network licence in March 2018, that ...

Zambia: SuperSport Introduces New Outside Broadcast Partner And Restates Commitment To Zambia

SuperSport has been a big supporter of the Zambian Football League since 2012 and has invested over US$ 5.3 million in licence fee payments to the Football Association of Zambia over the years to broadcast league matches and game highlights ...

Chinese-Backed Dating Show Takes African Countries By Storm

Godfred Wafula, a 25-year-old restaurant waiter, and Deiz Nandako, a 21-year-old student at the University of Nairobi had never imagined that they would find love as a result of the filming of Hello Mr Right, a blind dating TV show ...

Analogue Nears The End In Zambia

The era of analogue TV in Zambia is reportedly nearing the end. Last month, Zambia’s Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Dora Siliya hosted a conference on the journey towards digital broadcasting and the impact that it had on Zambia’s ...

ZNBC Turns Off Analogue Television

The Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation has announced that it will switch off analogue television by the 31st December 2018. ZNBC’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Yvette Chanda, however, said that five districts would not be switched off. Chanda said that the areas ...

Demand For High-Speed Mobile Internet Rises In Zambia

Recent research from the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) confirms government reports that there is significant local demand for high-speed internet accessed via mobile devices. Statistics have shown that the number of Zambians using internet through mobile devices ...

Zambia: Multichoice Wins Landmark Case Against ZNBC And China's TopStar Communications

Multichoice Zambia has won an injunction stopping the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) and Chinese digital TV services provider TopStar Communications from interfering with arrangements for the broadcast of local free-to-air channels in the country. Presently, Multichoice Zambia's GOtv customers ...