The company specializes in distributing, servicing and repairing or all Mesa products which include: persona computers, servers, laptops, N-computing, computer equipment for networking, decoders and dishes, Plasma TVs and solar panels,. Suffice to note that the solar panels are mainly for rural clients who use them to charge their note pads, house lighting; it is also used for generating power in order to watch Television and ironing clothes. It is worth noting that the demand for ICT products is very high and thus MCT has a lot of business potential for rapid growth since most of its products are affordable and targeting the low income group.
Mesa Computer Technology LTD is one of the three major ICT distributing companies in Zambia. It is the biggest distributor, with coverage of all the ten provinces, comprising of 116 districts. The company targets civil servants who include students of University and colleges, teachers, nurses and defense personnel. In addition, the company is also the sole supplier of all ICT related products to the mines which is the main stay of Zambian economy. The company has entered into agreement with the Zambian Government to distribute all its products to civil servants. The Government employees are allowed to buy the products on hire purchase and the monthly payments are deducted centrally through the payroll system by government on behalf of Mesa Computer Technologies Limited (MCT). The government then raises one single payment to Mesa Computer Technologies Limited account by means of electronic transfer on a monthly basis. This system is the best option as the incidence of default is minimized. It is important to note that MCT is the leading company among its competitors with such payment arrangement with the government. Given that there are an estimated 5.77 million employees in the public sector spread across the country and about 130,000 teachers of which 60 percent are in rural areas. Besides being the first company to set base in remote areas, it has established a customer loyalty with more clients expressing interest in products.
MCT is committed to uplifting the livelihoods of the rural community in Zambia evidenced by distribution of affordable products such as solar panels, satellite dishes and decoders. MCT has also set up computer laboratories in urban and rural schools there by increasing the user interface of its products. This has been done across user population who either have or have not access to electricity provided by means of national grid or privately generated other than solar.