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Posts Tagged ‘Airtel Zambia’

  • Standard Chartered expands digital-only retail bank

    Zambia: Airtel and Standard Chartered Bank launch mobile money platform

    February 12, 2018 • East Africa, Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia: Airtel and Standard Chartered Bank launch mobile money platform

    Airtel Zambia has revealed that it has partnered with Standard Chartered Bank Zambia to launch a new mobile money wallet platform dubbed “Straight2Bank.” This newly launched mobile money wallet will, according to the firm, give its customers the...

  • Airtel Uganda launches LTE network

    Zambia: Airtel appoints new MD

    February 11, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia: Airtel appoints new MD

    Airtel Zambia has announced the appointment of Peter Correia as its MD. According to the telecom operator, Correia’s position will be effective from 01 March, 2015. Correia will be taking over from Charity Lumpa, who the company said has requested early...

  • Kenya: Ex-Airtel staff challenge Airtel-Telkom merger

    Zambia: Airtel set to upgrade 242 sites

    September 29, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia: Airtel set to upgrade 242 sites

    Airtel Networks Zambia is upgrading its sites to improve the internet experience for customers across the country. According to Airtel, to date, 58 sites have been upgraded since July 2014 and the balance of the 242 remaining sites are expected to be...

  • Airtel Zambia launches new top-up promotion

    September 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Airtel Zambia launches new top-up promotion

    In an effort to continue to boost mobile phone use and the country’s telecom sector, Airtel Zambia announced the launch of a new promotion dubbed “Itebete” that allows customers to call and browse for free, and stand the chance of winning cash...

  • Zambia rolls out ‘internetless’ Facebook

    July 10, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zambia rolls out ‘internetless’ Facebook

    Mobile service operator Airtel Zambia announced yesterday that they will be rolling out a service which will allow users to access their Facebook accounts on their mobile phones without the need to have an active internet connection in place. “Facebook...

  • Zambia: setback with SIM registration process

    February 15, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia: setback with SIM registration process

    In what has been viewed as a major setback for Zambia’s SIM registration process, Airtel Zambia announced that it has run out of SIM registration forms and is unable to continue registering users’ cards as part of a government plan to regulate...

  • Airtel Zambia’s rural investment pays off

    January 16, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Zambia’s rural investment pays off

    With an influx of new rural subscribers over the past year, Airtel Zambia reported that it ended 2012 with over 4.6 million subscribers.   The company’s head of corporate communications and government relations Chabuka Kawesha confirmed that a...

  • Airtel Zambia announces outsourcing of customer services

    November 9, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Zambia announces outsourcing of customer services

    Airtel Zambia hopes that a new agreement to outsource its retail customer services to Allied Mobile Communications in the country will boost customer satisfaction in the telecom sector.   Airtel Zambia Managing Director Fayaz King said the mobile...

  • Airtel Zambia to invest $233-million for more 3.75G sites

    August 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Zambia to invest $233-million for more 3.75G sites

    Plans have been revealed that will allow Airtel Zambia to invest $233-million for the upgrade of their current towers – which will increase the number of 3.75G sites in the country. Airtel Zambia will also invest a further $58-million to increase the number...

  • Airtel Zambia to build 200 towers in rural areas

    June 19, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel Zambia to build 200 towers in rural areas

    Mobile operator Airtel Zambia has laid out a strategy to put up an extra 200 mobile phone towers in rural areas before the end of the year. “Our target is at least 200 towers in rural areas across the country and, for your information, the government...

  • Airtel Zambia gets Zambitious over global calling rates

    May 22, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Airtel Zambia has announced a signficant reduction in international calling rates to bordering countries such as South Africa and selected regions worldwide, including China and USA. Call rates to South Africa has been reduced by 75%.   Navdeep Kapur,...