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Airtel Zambia’s mobile money users top 3.1 million.

Airtel Zambia’s mobile money users top 3.1 million

It’s boom times for the cash transfer service in the Southern African country.

Zambian internet usage too low, says MTN.

Zambian internet usage too low, says MTN

Mobile operator says it is trying to boost the adoption of data services in the country.

Pricey broadband holds back Zambia’s poor from internet-access.

Pricey broadband holds back Zambia’s poor from internet-access

Affordability ranks low in country for those who live on less than $2 a day, says expert.

Zambia to issue fourth mobile licence.

Zambia to issue fourth mobile licence

Government officials say a mobile licence would be issued after the country's digital migration.

MTN launches LTE in Zambia.

MTN launches LTE in Zambia

Mobile operator has become the first in the country to launch the next generation network.

Zambia warns mobile operators over poor services.

Zambia warns mobile operators over poor services

Customer complaints include dropped calls, network congestion and lack of confidentiality.

Bank of Zambia revokes Celpay’s licence.

Bank of Zambia revokes Celpay’s licence

Mobile banking and payment solution has had its operations shut down.

Two million mobile numbers deactivated in Zambia.

Two million mobile numbers deactivated in Zambia

SIM card owners failed to beat the controversial January 31, 2014 registration deadline.

Zambia: MTN, Airtel and Zamtel hike mobile tariffs.

Zambia: MTN, Airtel and Zamtel hike mobile tariffs

Country’s three mobile phone operators have increased costs by 5% owing to a tax.

Schneider Electric looks to power Zambian cell towers.

Schneider Electric looks to power Zambian cell towers

Company plans to use solar energy solutions to electrify rural areas and mobile network infrastructure.

Airtel Zambia’s mobile money users top 1.8 million.

Airtel Zambia’s mobile money users top 1.8 million

Meanwhile, the mobile operator says that half a million transactions are conducted montlhy.