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Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
Stanley Karombo
1:40
Jan 8, 2021

Zimbabwe’s Econet capitalises on boost in digital traffic

Onset of COVID-19 appears to be boosting digital adoption and related support services such as SMS and data.
2:10
Dec 18, 2020

Telecoms keeping Zimbabwe’s economic hopes alive

Mobile data, voice usage surges despite drop in active subscriptions, according to Potraz report.
2:10
Dec 11, 2020

Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless hikes tariffs

Company said adjustments are in response to inflation, local currency devaluation and increasing network input costs.
1:50
Nov 30, 2020

Zimbabwe: ZWL$8bn earmarked for ICT investment

Fibre optic network, digital broadcasting and online public services identified as key focus areas.
1:50

Zimbabwe sees ICT masterplan as economic lifeline

Country’s government announces SMART Zimbabwe 2030 to fully develop sector as the foundation of economic rehabilitation.
2:30
Sep 16, 2020

Drop in subscriber numbers leaves Zim telcos scrambling

Companies may have to ramp up promotional activities as consumers continue to feel the economic pinch.
1:50
May 15, 2020

Zim telcos receive additional spectrum at no charge

Industry regulator confirms resource will only be available until end of 2020.
2:00
Nov 8, 2019

Zimbabwe wants more MNOs

Telecommunications industry regulator says it is considering proposals from local and foreign venture capitalists.
1:30
Jul 10, 2019

Zimbabwe preps MVNO framework to support 'national telecoms evolution'

Regulator confirms intention to implement legal framework in preparation for 'evolution of the national telecom sector.'
1:30
Jun 24, 2019

ZOL Zimbabwe confirms data roll-over from August

ISP posts message on Twitter saying unused data will roll over to the next month.
2:00
Jun 12, 2019

Zimbabwe officials mull over data rollover as costs rise

Consumers stretched amid declining economy and reduced disposable income.