ZICTA to complete deployment of 169 rural telecoms towers by October 2014

7 Jul 2014

The Zambia Information Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) is said to be aiming to complete the construction of 169 new telecommunications towers in selected rural parts of the country by this October. According to the Times of Zambia, the regulator’s public relations manager Ngabo Nankonde said of the plans: ‘ZICTA has the mandate to bridge the digital divide between the rural

and urban community and by October this year, we will [complete] the construction of 169 communication towers in selected villages and chiefdoms for this purpose.’