Zimbabwe under new lockdown as COVID-19 infections spike
Telecommunication and FinTech firms continue to operate as essential services.
Econet, X’s Project Taara to roll out new optical wireless tech
Technology uses beams of light to deliver high-speed, high-capacity connectivity over long distances.
Zimbabwe: Econet pushes for reduction in smartphone customs duties
Company lobbies authorities and cites opportunity to encourage more widespread adoption, increase smartphone penetration rate.
Innovation to help travellers in Africa comply with COVID-19 protocols
Econet, PanaBIOS unveil new applications to digitise pandemic certificates.
Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet
Authorities look for a way to address the increasing cost of data.
Zimbabwe’s worsening situation piles on pressure for telcos
Shortage of forex, inflation among the growing list of challenges.
Econet Zimbabwe seeks court order to block warrant
Authorities want company to hand over details of mobile money transactions and subscribers.