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Zamtel embarks on countrywide expansion

Telecommunications company plans to build 132 cell sites at a cost of $9million.


Zamtel eyes power utility's fibre-optic network

Telco wants to take ownership of Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation's 1,700km network.


Zamtel unveils 3G services

Zambian telco launches mobile internet services.


Lap Green Networks readies for court

Libyan company has presented 177 documents as part of its case against the Zambian government.

MTN Zambia employee faces fraud charges

IT specialist allegedly illegally helped girlfriend win a competition.


MTN Zambia IT specialist appears in court

Jones Ilukena denies allegations he hacked a system to make his girlfriend the winner of a promotion.

`Investors not spooked by Zamtel sale reversal`

Government`s reversal of the sale of a majority stake in Zamtel has not affected Zambia`s investment climate, say analysts.


MTN Zambia signs a $65mn loan agreement

Three-year loan facility will be used to help upgrade the operator's infrastructure.


Zambian telcos could face penalties

The country`s ICT authority draws up a code that could result in operators being penalised for poor service.


Airtel to build 200 towers in rural Zambia

As part of a universal access project, the company plans to dramatically expand its network.


Zambia start-up receives VC funding

A San Francisco-based firm, started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, invests in a Zambian mobile payments start-up.