Telecom, ZamtelDecember 27, 2017

Saving Zamtel through Private Equity: Sink or Swim
According to the Mckinsey Annual Report for 2016, on private market, there was a huge capital flow into the private equity market space of 625bn dollars into various firms globally, and assets under management also grew to 4.7trillion dollars. Subsequently the number of firms is at an all-time high and the amount of dry powder […]

Airtel Networks Plc, Telecom, ZamtelDecember 18, 2017

Zambians Skim they are feeling “Lakka”: Mobile Price Wars
The last couple of weeks have been rather exciting on the commercial scene. A few weeks ago, the identity of Bank Here was revealed (ZANACO). Last week, Airtel unveiled 4G to the mobile internet market. One would have thought that the only mobile telecommunications company listed on LuSE would end there. No, they didn’t. The […]

Telecom, ZamtelNovember 22, 2017

Zamtel’s US$300 million investment dubbed to double numbers by 2020
State-owned Telecoms Company, Zamtel, disclosed on 14th November 2017 that it intends to invest $300 million over the next three years to improve its network coverage. Few will remember that Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Brian Mushimba, had made the announcement earlier the year regarding the multiple phased project. However, this reboot announcement comes at […]