Airtel Granted Radio Spectrum by ZICTA


Airtel Networks Zambia Limited has been awarded the radio spectrum by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) in the 800 MHz frequency band at a cost of USD12.5 million. The radio spectrum will be used to enhance the spectrum management functions of the Authority thereby paving way for quick introduction of 5G services in Zambia. ZICTA Manager for Corporate Communications Ngabo Nankonde said in a statement that a competitive process was used in which a Request for Offer was issued to all eligible international Mobile Network Operators and Airtel emerged as winner.

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