Zambia is a country in South Africa that can be a promising area for voice termination. With an average rate of $0.12-$0.15 per minute of conversation, there are low rates for local calls and inexpensive SIM cards in the country. The population is 18.2 million people, which ensures a constant influx of voice traffic into the country. Let's discus the local VoIP GSM termination market features in more detail.
The mobile communications sector in Zambia is well developed; mobile penetration has reached 83% (more than 14.8 million connections) in 2019. There are 3 GSM operators in the country:
In Zambia, you are required to register a prepaid SIM card; this is regulated by law. Unregistered numbers quickly get blocked. Therefore, it is worth making a deal with someone about buying a large number of SIM cards registered in other people's names for you. Street vendors may offer buying pre-registered cards. Zambian operators also pay attention to IMEI numbers, so it is important to ensure the IMEI are overridden on the gateways.
The cost of a prepaid SIM card in Zambia is very low - only $ 0.33. But if you buy cards already registered with someone from the street vendors, they will cost more. It is expected that the law on registration of SIM-cards will become more severe in 2020 and fingerprints will be required for registration. But meanwhile biometric identification is not a must.
A minute of an outgoing call in Zambia costs about $0.085. You can also take advantage of various prepaid offers that make calls even more profitable. Thus, the minimum terminator's earnings in this country will be $150 from one voip gsm gateway device port.