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Vodafone spends $40m

KALONDE NYATI,  LUTANGU WAKUMELO, Lusaka
VODAFONE has spent about US$40 million in Zambia to deploy its fourth generation (4G) data services as about 100,000 customers pre-sign on the network.
Speaking at a press briefing yesterday, Vodafone Zambia chief executive officer Lars Stork said the company has rolled out high speed data services in Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe and Chingola, with plans to expand the its footprint across the country.
Mr Stork said the Vodafone, which has the largest 4G network in Europe, will revolutionise the provision of data services in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector as it aspires to become the leading next generation operator in Zambia.
“We are delighted to launch our services in Zambia, which marks the beginning of a new revolution in the provision of data services in the ICT sector,” he said.
He also explained that Vodafone has launched a university student broadband and E-learning portal that will enhance studying and growth opportunities in Zambia.
The company has since opened stores in institutions of higher learning.
Vodafone has also opened stores in the major shopping malls in Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces

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