Confusion over phase 2 of Zambia's tower project

Telecoms

Confusion has erupted between regulator ZICTA’s awarding of phase two of the rural communication tower project.

Zambian president Edgar Lungu this month signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China on the awarding of the tender to Huawei Technologies to execute phase two of the tower project.

But ZICTA has said as far as it was concerned, it has not awarded the Chinese company the contract.

Appearing before lawmakers last week, ZICTA director for Legal Services Thomas Malama said although the MoU was signed between the Zambian president and the Chinese government, ZICTA is yet to engage any contractor to do phase two. Read the full story here:

Source: ITWeb Africa 14 April 2015