Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
Tawanda Karombo
Mar 1, 2022

Econet and Ericsson launch 5G in Zimbabwe

Companies say 5G solutions will boost capacity and user experience with faster network speeds and response times.
Feb 28, 2022

Masiyiwa tight-lipped about ‘next business chapter’

Zimbabwean billionaire and telecommunications tycoon hints at “key business moves” after retiring from Econet board.
Dec 1, 2021

Econet scores as demand for broadband spikes in Zimbabwe

Data income growth outstrips voice as company leverages broadband demand.
Nov 26, 2021

Zimbabwe changes tax regulation on data, smartphones

Government looks to generate more revenue from employees that work from home.

Tax burden too heavy say Zim telcos

Industry appeals to authorities to cut taxes and remove duties levied amid increasing economic pressure.
Nov 10, 2021

Econet centralises offering with Cassava Technologies launch

Cassava Technologies encompasses Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa Data Centres, Liquid Cloud, Sasai Fintech, Vaya Technologies, and Distributed Power Technologies.
May 24, 2021

Telecoms mogul Masiyiwa named UK’s first black billionaire

The Zimbabwean-born businessman’s wealth is reported to be £1.087 billion, which elevates him into the ranks of Britain’s super-rich.
Feb 26, 2021

Econet’s DPA announces new commercial power supply partnership in Kenya

Alliance with Électricité De France aims to accelerate access to affordable solar energy.
Feb 18, 2021

Econet ordered to stop COVID-19 spam

Zimbabwe’s High Court orders telco to stop sending unsolicited messages to subscribers.
Feb 15, 2021

Econet seeks to stabilise with share buy-back scheme

Management confident company can repay debt obligations, despite precarious position.
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.