You Can Now Shop Online With MTN Virtual MoMo Visa Card

You can now shop online with a Virtual MoMo Visa card. Virtual MoMo card is one of the MTN Mobile Money system ability. The provision has been there for sometime but was not functional. The Virtual MoMo Visa Card will function just like any other VISA card for purchases done online e.g paying school fees,… Continue reading You Can Now Shop Online With MTN Virtual MoMo Visa Card

Hobbiton MTN launch Zambia’s first-ever mobile-based digital Investment Fund

MTN together with an investment firm Hobbiton have launched a mobile based digital investment fund called PAtumba. MTN PAtumba is meant for the Zambian people who can invest any amount from as low as K1 to K20,000. This can happen for a single transaction on MTN Mobile Money. This is a digital financial investment meant to… Continue reading Hobbiton MTN launch Zambia’s first-ever mobile-based digital Investment Fund

Why Portable Mobile Wifi Routers are Hot Cake in Zambia

Have you ever wondered Why Portable Mobile Wifi Routers are Hot Cake in Zambia? Portable or Mobile wifi is the device that offer the most cheapest type of internet in Zambia. Hence the first choice of internet for the large number of users.  At Vodafone a 95 Kwacha will get me 8 worth of data and… Continue reading Why Portable Mobile Wifi Routers are Hot Cake in Zambia

Finally Chat will Put To Use My Thousand SMS Bonus

Google has a new service Chat that will bring vibrancy to SMS and add features. The service will bring to life the default Android messaging and turn things round for the SMS App.   Universal Profile for Rich Communication Services (RCS) will replace SMS (Short Messaging Service). Though to note is that the RCS will not… Continue reading Finally Chat will Put To Use My Thousand SMS Bonus

What is SMS

SMS is a mobile telephone feature for sending and receiving text messages on the mobile phone and is also a component of the world wide web and many mobile systems.   SMS stands for Short Messaging Service and uses standardized communication protocols to enable mobile devices to exchange short text messages. SMS has its origins from Radio Telegraphy… Continue reading What is SMS

Zamtel 4G internet is now the cheapest in town

Zamtel 4G/LTE data service for internet is now the cheapest in town a 10GB going as low as 250 Zambia Kwacha. A quick round at the competition reveals MTN 10GB goes on a special Sim Card called Home Pack and is offered at 260 Kwacha while Vodafone is 265 Kwacha.    In comparison Airtel is the… Continue reading Zamtel 4G internet is now the cheapest in town

Zamtel internet settings for mobile phones

Zamtel is a Zambian Government owned telecommunication company which provides communications solutions for the Zambian market.

It has unique mobile phone internet settings compared to MTN, Airtel and Vodafone. On Zamtel network the internet settings are a bit cumbersome. Given the other operators all you need is to edit the Access Point Names with “internet” or “default” in the APN field for the Android and Windows powered phones.

 

Zamtel has been around longer and one would expect they should have the simplest settings yet. Bureaucracy organisation culture and political interference all play a role in the way Zamtel is run.

Nonetheless, today, Zamtel has been transformed into a highly competitive organization led by a team of visionary men and women that fully understand and believe in transformational and catalytic nature of telecommunications that can play in the development of Zambia.

So if you are new to Zamtel and you want to use internet here is a quick jump for the Zamtel internet settings

 

Zamtel Internet settings configuration

select internet settings from your phone,

select profile name and enter zamtelinternet,

go to and select home page/URL and enter www.google.com,

go to and select APN and enter zamtel.wap,

select port and enter 80,

select Proxy and enter zamtel.net,

select IP address and enter 10.0.0.172

 

Alternatively you can browse to the following link Zamtel Internet Settings. The page will guide you how to setup the settings through web browser from a laptop or desktop.