ICT data for Zambia

ICT data for Zambia

The CTO is committed to providing as much relevant and up-to-date information about the ICT sector in Member Countries as possible. A summary of ICT information for the Zambia is provided below (link for a .pdf document containing a much fuller set of information).

Government Institutions
Principal Government Institution Ministry of Communications and Transport

Minister: Willie Nsanda
Regulator Zambia Information & Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA)
Other agencies
  • Road Transport and Safety Agency
  • Communications Authority of Zambia
  • National Airports Corporation Limited (NAC)
  • Zambia Telecommunications Company Limited (ZAMTEL)
  • Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST).
  • Zambia Railways Limited (ZR).
  • Tanzania-Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA)
Latest indicators
Mobile broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 0.03 (2009)
Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 0.11 (2012)
Estimated Internet Users per 100 inhabitants 13.47 (2012)
Fixed telephone subscriptions 82,542 (2012)
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 0.59 (2012)
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions 10,524,676 (2012)
Mobile cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 75.81 (2012)
Mobile Operators
Airtel 900 MHz GSM, GPRS, EDGE
MTN 900 MHz GSM, GPRS
ZAMTEL 900 MHz GSM, GPRS, UMTS
Useful publications

Further Information:

Should you wish to further information or updates on this page, please contact;
Fargani Tambeayuk, Programme Officer
44 (0) 208 600 3800
44 (0) 208 600 3819