Telecommunications in Zambia

Telecommunications in Zambia

Communications in Zambia refers to the communication services available in Zambia.



Facilities are ageing but still good by regional standards. High-capacity microwave radio relay connects most larger towns and cities. Several cellular telephone services in operation. Has 2 Intelsat satellite Earth stations: 1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean.

  • Telephones - main lines in use: 91,800 (2007)
  • Telephones - mobile cellular: 2.639 million (2007)



  • Television broadcast stations: 9 (2001)


Internet service is widely available; Very small aperture terminal (VSAT) networks are operated by private firms.

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