ZAMBIA COMMUNICATION & INTERNET
Postal Services are fairly well organized in Zambia and you should have no problem sending or receiving letters. Telegrams are less certain.
E-mail: There are several Internet Cafes in Livingstone and Lusaka and online time is reasonable. A popular one in Lusaka is at the Kilimanjaro Coffee shop at the Manda Hill Shopping Center with several computers, a hotspot connections and great food!. Arcades shopping center also has a large Internet Center and there are several on Cairo Road.
Internet Service Providers are Zamnet, Coppernet, Zamtel, Microlink, Iconnect, Africonnect and most offer broadband or dial up connections now.
Public Telephones are available in most public buildings, ie. post offices, and most use tokens. International calls can also be made from a private home or large hotel. (Note the surcharge at hotels is quite high). Direct dialing to neighboring countries requires 4 sets of numbers: first the international prefix 00, then the country code, the city code, then the number. Incoming calls usually cost less than outgoing calls from Zambia. To book an operator assisted international call, dial 090 or 093. Local directory assistance is 103. There are secretarial services along Cairo Road in Lusaka that offer telephone, fax and telex and email facilities for a fee.
Cell / Mobile Service Providers are Celtel, Cell-Z(Zamtel) and MTN.