Mukanga: ‘Satellite technology to link remote areas’


Yamfwa Mukanga, Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications in Zambia stated that increased access and promotion of blanket ICT Services deployment are the focus of the government’s current intentions, to be achieved by expanding the framework of Zambia’s telecommunications to occupy the entire country.

Mr Mukanga, speaking during Telplus Communications Company’s launch said “The ministry is in the process of developing the national broadband strategy with the aim of providing broadband services that are affordable on a competitive basis wherever possible to all Zambians.”  An investment greater than US$200,000 has been made by the company to build employee capacity and to secure the required equipment for satellite communication.


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