Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) president Chabuka Kawesha has challenged government to utilise space coordinates awarded to the country and consider space satellite launch. Commenting on ZICTA’s decision to award Beeline a license to operate as the country’s fourth mobile phone service provider, Kawesha said ZICTA should go beyond awarding licences to launching satellites because space had already been available for the country. “ZACCI has welcomed the continued full liberalization stance taken by the Ministry of Communications and Transport (MCT) through ZICTA. ZICTA has further opened up the telecommunications sub-sector by embracing an additional Mobile Network Operator (MNO). This will bring the number of MNOs with national and international access to four joining Airtel, MTN and ZAMTEL. Full…...

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