Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) Director General Patrick Mutimushi says an effective regulatory framework is crucial for continued growth of the Information and communications technology sector in Zambia.
And Mr Mutimishi is hopeful that Electronic Commerce and Transactions Bill, Cyber Security and Cyber Crime Bill and the Data Protection bill, will be tabled during this sitting of Parliament.
Speaking during the launch of ZAMTEL Digital Channel platform ZAMSELLIT, Mr Mutimushi said ZICTA has continued to put in place policies aimed at creating an enabling environment that contribute to the development of ICT in the country.
And Zamtel Chief Executive Officer Sydney Mupeta said the country has a pool of young local talent with enough capacity to contribute to the country’s ICT growth.
The ZAMSELLIT platform will enable customers to electronically buy and sell airtime.