Econet ups 5G ante, sees opportunities in emerging tech
Econet Wireless is deepening 5G coverage in Zimbabwe, after adding 12 base stations in the financial year ended February.Tawanda Karombo
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Old Mutual wades into Zimbabwe fintech space with O’mari
The unveiling of O’mari platform has heightened fintech competition in Zimbabwe, a market that is dominated by Econet’s EcoCash, and Innbucks.
Free-falling Zimbabwe currency prompts telecom tariff hikes
The regulator approved an industry-wide 50 percent tariff increase in February and another 50 percent effective April 1, 2023 for telecom products and services.
Zimbabwe to launch gold-backed digital currency
Zimbabwe, which has been battling run-away inflation, is hoping to stabilise the local unit with the digital currency.
Data privacy furore over campaign texts erupts in Zimbabwe
Political parties in Zimbabwe have amplified communications ahead of the August polls, which has led to unsolicited messages being sent out to citizens.
Fintech Mukuru launches drive-thru service in Zimbabwe
The fintech says safety remains a top priority, and the drive-thru idea proved to be the safest and most convenient option for its customers.
Zimbabwe targets 75% internet penetration by 2025
Zimbabwe's mobile penetration rate is expected to increase to 75.4 % by 2025 from the current 61.3%.
MTN Group chair Mcebisi Jonas identity mimicked in CSI fraud
Mcebisi Jonas is being impersonated as false representatives reach out to the public requesting funding towards MTN foundation projects.
Zimbabwe launches IMF-backed economics data portal
The National Summary Data Page will serve as a one-stop publication for disseminating data on Zimbabwe's economy.
Zimbabwe to witness pioneering VMware SD-WAN implementation
Phase one of the 60 sites where the solution that delivers SD-WAN from the cloud, will soon be implemented in Zimbabwe.
Ericsson expands Econet alliance in aggressive 5G push
Ericsson will upgrade the telco’s existing Evolved Packet Core network to cloud-native dual-mode 5G Core, as well as upgrade the Unified Data Management solution.
Zimbabwe telcos given green light on 50% tariff increase
Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Econet Zimbabwe have welcomed the development.
Zimbabwe ISP Dandemutande invests US$5m to stretch fibre
Company teams up with BCX to roll out a fibre network expansion project.