Zamtel Launches 4G Service in Zambia


Zambia's communication solutions provider Zamtel today launched its 4G LTE service in Kitwe. Zamtel has also set up a walk-in 4G Live Experiential Centre at its Kitwe offices, where customers can experience LTE in operation.

Operator said that its customers in Kitwe will have the opportunity to experience the phenomenal speeds offered by 4G technology – which can deliver in excess of 50Mbps and represents a quantum leap in performance when compared to 3G technology which typically has speeds of 2-3Mbps.

“As Zamtel’s long-term partner, as well as one of the leaders in ICT global industry, Huawei is delighted to see the significant development of Zamtel in terms of both technologies and business. We are certain that the approach to adopt LTE, which is the latest mobile technology, highlights Zamtel’s commitment to provide more multimedia and better services to all Zambians,” said Huawei Managing Director in-charge of Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi, Mr. Spawn Fan.