Congo, Democratic Republic (Kinshasa)

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code


M49 Code




ITU Member


ITU-R Region


The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Zaire, DRC, Congo-Kinshasa, is a country located in Central Africa. The DRC borders the Central African Republic and South Sudan to the north; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east; Zambia and Angola to the south; and the Republic of the Congo to the west.

Congo, Democratic Republic (Kinshasa) is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministère des Postes, Télécommunications et Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication, and the Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications du Congo (A.R.P.T.C.) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 1 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: Active
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: Active
4G Bands: B42 (3500 MHz)
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A