Yango and Zamtel partner to provide added value for drivers and passengers in Zambia


International tech company Yango, has announced its partnership with Zamtel that is set to benefit partner drivers and passengers who are Zamtel subscribers.

This partnership allows Zamtel customers to order data free rides on Yango using the Zamtel App, while on Yango Pro, which is the driver application, will be zero-rated.

This collaboration offers additional benefits for both the customers and drivers.

Customers will book Yango rides at no data charge by simply signing up with Zamtel while drivers will earn commission by receiving money using Zamtel Mobile Money and signing up as Zamtel Mobile Money agents.

This is in addition to discounted minutes and data for drivers.

Speaking at the signing ceremony Yango Country Manager, Kabanda Chewe expressed her excitement at the announcement of this collaboration and stated that Yango is excited to partner with local establishments such as Zamtel that have a strong Zambian representation.

“We are excited to announce our partnership with Zamtel, as it will bring added convenience and benefits to both our drivers and passengers. This collaboration underscores our commitment to providing a seamless and rewarding experience for all Yango users in Zambia.” she said.


‘Yango is committed to ensuring that there is value added to their driver’s and customers with each partnership. For drivers, Yango Pro will be Zero rated, meaning they will not be charged and will access the app without bundles. In addition, Zamtel will offer special discounted monthly packages for minutes and additional data offers, exclusive to them. For passengers, the Yango app will also be Zero-rated, so the app can be accessed without data charges.

Zamtel Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jason Mwanza indicated that Zamtel endeavours to provide a customer centric approach in delivering its services and believes that the partnership with Yango will afford both drivers and passengers to access both affordable data, minutes and rides.

“For us at Zamtel, our focus is on strategic partnerships that bring value and convenience to our customers. Partnering with Yango to eliminate data costs on the app for both drivers and clients who are on Zamtel is our way of ensuring that we support our customers access the convenience that Yango brings at no data cost, thereby freeing resources to other pressing needs. There are times when our customers run out of data, we want to ensure that does not interrupt their day to day activities and business operations,” he said.

About Yango:

Yango is an international tech company that transforms global sourced technologies into everyday services for local enrichment. With an unwavering commitment to innovation, we reshape and enhance leading cutting-edge technologies from around the world into seamlessly integrated daily services for diverse regions.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between leading world innovations and local communities, fostering connections and enhancing everyday living experiences.

Yango provides through its Super-app and ride-hailing services across 20+ countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Yango’s multilingual app is available for free on Android and iOS.

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About Zamtel

Zamtel is one of Zambia’s leading telecommunication service providers and a key digital solutions provider.

We are the Zambian flag carrier in the telecommunications sector celebrating 111 years this year.

We are committed to driving enhanced access to digital services as evidenced by our wide network coverage that has placed us as the telecommunication provider with the widest network coverage in Zambia.

Our mission is to empower and digitally transform how we live, work, transact and connect. This is seen in our digital solution offerings that are changing life as we know it by transforming businesses and the lives of our customers.

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