Find the telephone and mobile provider of your choice here. The mobile phone also called cell phone in Zambia has far outstripped the availability and use of landlines. The mobile phone has had a tremendous and lasting impact on our lives, more than any other form of telecommunications technology. Your smart phone allows you to browse the web, download apps, send messages, check your email, take photographs, play music, check your location using the built-in GPS receiver and make calls.
With the three airtime providers Airtel, MTN and Zamtel There also is a host of suppliers of handsets. There are many telephone systems providers to businesses across Zambia, working with world-class manufacturers offering a full range of telephony systems that can be tailored for the home and business needs. Catering for businesses of any size, and offering a diverse product range from basic two-user phone systems through to multi-feature systems these companies can be found here.
Some interesting facts
According to ZICTA there are now 19 registered ISPs in Zambia including ZAMNET, ZAMTEL, Coppernet Solutions, Communcation Systems, UUNET Zambia, Microlink Technologies, Real Time, Zain Zambia, Bring,com Zambia Ltd, Epochal Digital Technology, Oisat Cable Limited, Post Link Limited, MTN Zambia, Pronet Online, Quick Edge
Airtel also claims to have the best mobile network coverage in Zambia. MTN is the runner up and Zamtel is the smallest network in Zambia.
Zamtel, whose official name is Zambia Telecommunications Company Limited, is a government-owned telecommunication service provider in Zambia.
Gracing the 5G Demonstration in Lusaka, Minister of Science and Technology Felix Mutati said the launch of 5G puts Zambia among the first 10 African countries currently piloting it.
There are currently three national mobile operators in Zambia: MTN, Airtel and Zamtel. The 3 major networks operate on following frequencies: 2G/GSM up to EDGE on 900 MHz, 3G/UMTS up to DC-HSPA on 2100 MHz and 4G/LTE on 1800 MHz (B3) and 2600 MHz (B7).
Later in 1994 the first Internet service provider (ISP) in Zambia, ZAMNET, was established, which has since been the leading Internet Service Provider in Zambia. In 1995 ZAMTEL introduced cellu- lar telephony using Analogue Mobile Phone System (AMPS) technology.