Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomOctober 6, 2018

Airtel at Half Year 2018
In an industry that currently sees 76% market penetration, Airtel is proud to be one of the top 2 leading mobile communication providers in Zambia. With a customer base that now stands at 5.36 million, Airtel is seeing growth in market share on a year on year (YoY) basis. According to SENS announcement published on […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomApril 3, 2018

Finance Leases and Astute Management the Difference for Airtel in 2017
Monica Musonda has every right to be a proud board chairperson of Airtel. Her opening statement in the 2017 annual report was indicative of a Telcom leader who not only believed in the technology they delivered at the epilogue of 2017 (the 4G LTE Network that led to the price war) but also has deep […]

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 […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomOctober 8, 2017

Airtel at Half Year 2017
The “smartphone network” recently published its half year results for the period January to June 2017. According to the summary of their profit and loss statement published on SENS announcement dated 2 October 2017, the network’s revenue at half year was 5.79% lower than the previous year. Gross profit was marginally lower at 0.32% with […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomApril 13, 2017

Airtel – Zikomo Kwa Million in 2016
Airtel Zambia ushered in 4 brand new board members in 2016. The new look board is now headed by Ms. Monica Musonda (of the Java Foods fame) who now joins an elite group of women in Zambia heading the boards of some of the finest premier companies. Charity Lumpa of ZANACO now has a beautiful […]

Airtel Networks Plc, TelecomMarch 26, 2017

Data and So Che Generating Value at Airtel? Really??
The proverbial macro-economic challenges that have faced many of the premier companies in Zambia that we are looking at also extended to Bhati Airtel Zambia. This is company that is currently in an oligopoly (5 or less companies competing) fighting for a place in the soul of your mobile device.   In 2015, Airtel recorded […]

Airtel Networks Plc, Lafarge, StrategyMarch 6, 2017

How to Fight a Price War in Zambia
Entering into a price war is usually a distant thought for the average Zambian entrepreneur. On the one hand, some often chose to ignore it and face certain doom over the long run (evidence from small businesses that have closed down due to failure to compete on price). Others on the other hand, chose to […]