15/06/2024
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Zambia’s Network Coverage as of Q2 2022

These are the last known numbers regarding network coverage in Zambia as compiled by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) shared here:

Network Coverage 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Q1 – 2022 Q2 – 2022
Internet Points of Presence (Districts) 99
PSTN Area Coverage (%) 90 90 90 90 90 90 91 91 91 91.0 91.0 91.0 91.0 91.0
National Network Geographical Coverage (%) 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78.0 78.0 78.0 69.9 69.9
National Network Geographical by Population (%) 93 93 93 93 86.9 86.9 86.9 97.2 97.2
Number of Towers 2,426 2,496 3,235.00 3,225 3,413.0 3,440 3,457
Number of 2G Sites 2,697 2,990 3,412 5,081 4,344 4,557.0 4,472 4,524
Number of 2G/3G Sites 2,354 2,141 2,727 2,906 3,472 3,663.0 3,673 3,749
Number of 4G Sites 192 254 254 202.0 202.0 203.0 203 201
Number of 2G/3G/4G Sites 254 803 1,212 2,316.00 2,758.00 3,055.00 3,200 3,486
Airtel Zambia (Area Coverage) 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7% 42.7%
MTN Zambia (Area Coverage) 36.6% 37.5% 39.4% 31.7% 45.4% 44.1% 44.1% 45.1% 44.2% 35.9% 36.3% 36.9% 37.0%
Zamtel (Area Coverage) 75.0% 75.0% 29.7% 27.0% 27.0% 27.0% 27.0% 49.5% 52.0% 52.1% 52.1% 52.0% 52.0%

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