Stanley Karombo

Liquidity crunch blocks Econet’s 5G pipeline

While the tech firm has upgraded sites, and network capacity, the investments are limited and impacted by liquidity crunch said Chairman James Myers.
Stanley Karombo
Jul 5, 2022

NetOne network upgrade debacle piles on PR pressure

Zimbabwe MNO forced to issue numerous statements to explain network service outages.

WorldRemit terminates direct bank transfers to Zimbabwe

Platform will no longer facilitate any new outbound transactions to-Zimbabwe with effect from 26 June 2022.

Zim telcos to increase tariffs as local currency faces collapse

Zimbabwe telcos are set to increase tariffs this week amid fears of the collapse of the local currency.

Zimbabwe’s TelOne forced to fork out as vandalism disrupts service

Deliberate damage to infrastructure is piling on fiscal pressure for the company in the form of equipment replacement costs, client compensation and extra funds.
May 20, 2022

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
May 10, 2022

Zimbabwe telecoms’ ongoing fight for forex

Operators urgently require foreign currency to strengthen capacity to procure raw and packaging materials.
Apr 21, 2022

Zimbabwe’s loss- making state-owned telcos face uncertain future

Auditor General report underlines crisis enveloping PowerTel Communications and TelOne.
Apr 13, 2022

EcoCash Zimbabwe ventures into lucrative domestic remittance

The local remittance market is more active and business sought-after, according to independent economists.

Zimbabwe's e-passport system goes live

Applicants can collect their passports within 48 hours of their application compared to seven days for those who apply in person.
Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.
Nov 18, 2021

Tax burden too heavy say Zim telcos

Industry appeals to authorities to cut taxes and remove duties levied amid increasing economic pressure.