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Airtel Zambia Extends Ericsson Partnership For Network Transformation

Airtel Zambia Extends Ericsson Partnership For Network Transformation

March 21, 2016 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Airtel Zambia has extended Ericsson partnership covering the transformation of Airtel’s radio access network (RAN) infrastructure in every major region of Zambia. This extended partnership will both optimize the subscriber experience and strengthen Airtel’s market leadership in the country. The contract covers equipment, software and range of professional services, includingRead More

Christian de Faria, CEO, Airtel Africa

Airtel May Raise $2.8 Bn From Africa Tower Sale

October 21, 2015 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

On July 1, 2015, Bharti Airtel had announced plans to divest tower assets in thirteen countries in Airtel Africa to tower companies like American Tower, Helios Towers Africa (HTA), Eaton, IHS Holding (IHS) and others. Till date, Airtel Africa has completed sale transactions in seven countries – Uganda, Kenya, Zambia,Read More

Airtel Signs Liquid Telecom To Connect African Towers

Airtel Signs Liquid Telecom To Connect African Towers

September 23, 2015 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel has signed with Liquid Telecom to provide terrestrial fiber connectivity to African towers. Airtel will use Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises providing mobile broadband subscribers in Africa enjoy faster Internet access speeds on its 3G and 4G networks. The frameworkRead More

Airtel Closes Tower Sale With IHS

Airtel Closes Tower Sale With IHS

September 3, 2015 at 3:32 am 0 comments

Airtel Zambia has closed tower sale and lease back agreement with IHS Holding, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. IHS Holding has completed the sale and lease back of 949 towers in Zambia from Airtel Zambia under long term renewable contracts announced onRead More

Sunil Bharti Mittal, CMD, Bharti Airtel

Is Airtel Getting Ready to Compete with Reliance Jio?

July 21, 2015 at 7:55 am 0 comments

To compete with Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel is exploring to sell Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo B and Sierra Leone to Orange Bharti Airtel’s Africa operations has not been performing as per expectations and it is now official that the company is in talks with Orange to sell its operations inRead More

CEC Liquid Telecom Launches FTTH in Zambia

CEC Liquid Telecom Launches FTTH in Zambia

February 27, 2015 at 7:16 am 0 comments

CEC Liquid Telecom has launched Fibroniks, FTTH service over which homes and businesses of all sizes can access superfast broadband with unlimited data packages in Zambia. Fibroniks will provide speeds of up to 100 Mbps, the fastest broadband ever available in Zambia and indeed throughout Africa. It will provide ZambiansRead More

Airtel divest towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS

Airtel divest towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS

December 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel is divesting its telecom towers in Zambia and Rwanda to IHS Holding thereby expanding its footprint to over 21,000 towers across 5 countries. Bharti Airtel through its subsidiary company Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV, and IHS Holding, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, today announced anRead More

GSMA partners to launch mHealth programme in Africa

GSMA partners to launch mHealth programme in Africa

July 2, 2014 at 8:12 am 0 comments

GSMA today announced that its partners will jointly launch Mobile for Development mHealth programme in seven countries of Africa – Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia – from September 2014. Phase two, which commences in 2015, will incorporate additional partners and services and will address fourRead More

TCS to automate taxation system in Zambia

TCS to automate taxation system in Zambia

July 31, 2013 at 8:40 am 0 comments

Tata Consultancy Services has announced that it has won a three-year contract from the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) for modernization of its domestic tax system. This is TCS’ third revenue and tax system automation project in the African region after a successful implementation for the Uganda Revenue Authority and anRead More