Econet

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
Tawanda Karombo
2:00
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.
2:10
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.
1:40
Dec 1, 2021

Econet scores as demand for broadband spikes in Zimbabwe

Data income growth outstrips voice as company leverages broadband demand.
2:10
Nov 26, 2021

Zimbabwe changes tax regulation on data, smartphones

Government looks to generate more revenue from employees that work from home.
1:40

Tax burden too heavy say Zim telcos

Industry appeals to authorities to cut taxes and remove duties levied amid increasing economic pressure.
2:40
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.
1:40
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.
2:50
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.
1:50
Feb 18, 2021

Econet ordered to stop COVID-19 spam

Zimbabwe’s High Court orders telco to stop sending unsolicited messages to subscribers.
2:30
Feb 15, 2021

Econet seeks to stabilise with share buy-back scheme

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