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The Airtel Carrier From Zambia is denoted by codes: 645 01. The followings IDs are called HNI (Home network identity). This code is created by the combination of two other Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers stand for the MCC and they are used in order to identify the region which the carried comes from (in the following example it’s Zambia). The last numbers of the HNI code are equal with the MNC and this ID is given for the specific mobile network operator.

Besides Airtel Zambia has assigned country code + 260. This number + 260 is equal with international calling code and it’s simply the telephone dialing prefixes used for calling Airtel numbers.
Airtel uses 1 GSM bands, 1 UMTS bands, 1 and 0 CDMA bands.. You can read the specific frequency bands in the table below. All bands of the Airtel are display in MHz units.
Another important information in Airtel Zambia architectures is the standard of used protocols. It also uses 5 protocols such as GSM, UMTS, LTE, CDMA. The ISO standard code of Airtel is ZM. You can see more info about this mobile network operator at http://www.africa.airtel.com/wps/wcm/connect/africarevamp/zambia/home/. How to check Airtel coverage? How to check if your phone will work in Zambia?

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Name Airtel
Company Airtel Networks Zambia Plc.
Country Zambia flag Zambia
Country ISO ZM
Country code + 260
Carrier website http://www.africa.airtel.com/wps/wcm/connect/africarevamp/zambia/home/
Carrier codes
  • 645 01
Mobile prefix 9x
Size of NSN 9
Number format

+260 9xx xxx xxx

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Comment Former Celtel, Zain.
Subscribers 4 040 000 (May 2014)
GSM bands
  • 900 (E-GSM)
GSM protocols
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
UMTS bands
  • B1 (2100)
UMTS protocols
  • HSPA+
  • UTMS
LTE bands
  • B8 (900)
LTE protocols
  • LTE
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