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2:00
May 12, 2021

MTN to appeal $14m licence fee ruling in Uganda

The company says it will appeal a decision by the country’s High Court ordering it to pay millions for a transitional licence

1:30
Apr 13, 2021

Ethiopia sets new date for telecoms licences bids

The deadline has now been shifted from 5 March 2021 to 26 April 2021, as the country opens up its telecommunications industry to private investment.

0:30
Apr 8, 2021

Tanzania extends national broadband backbone to Mozambique

TSh2.4-billion project includes the construction of fibre optic network, power and transmission equipment.

1:40
Mar 19, 2012

Zamtel demos telemedicine tech

Video communication technology allows doctors to consult with patients who are hundreds of kilometres away.

1:30
Mar 19, 2012

'Mobile money to bridge Zambia's banking gap'

Telecoms operators could help bring financial services to Zambia's unbanked, says the central bank governor.

2:00
Mar 5, 2012

'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.

2:20
Mar 2, 2012

Zambian telcos could face penalties

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

1:30
Feb 16, 2012

FNB launches 'e-wallet' in Zambia

The bank's customers in that country now have access to a mobile money service to transfer cash.

1:20
Feb 7, 2012

Zambia's fourth mobile licence suspended

Vodacom's right to operate is in limbo pending the outcome of a court case against the Zambian government.

1:50
Feb 3, 2012

Lap Green Networks sues Zambian govt

Zambia's takeover of Zamtel is illegal, says the Libyan telecoms company.

2:10
Jan 26, 2012

Zesco to boost Zambia's broadband

The power utility is rolling out a nationwide fibre-optic network to provide faster, reliable broadband.

3:30
Jan 26, 2012

Airtel Zambia rolls out 3.75G data network

The data service offers speeds of up to 21Mbps, making Airtel the fastest mobile Internet provider in Zambia.

Michael Malakata
ITWeb’s Zambian correspondent.

Michael Malakata is ITWeb’s correspondent from Lusaka, Zambia.