Tax fraud, data black market trigger tech response by Zimbabwe’s govt

Officials roll out telecommunications traffic monitoring system in bid to curb ongoing threats to operator’s revenue base.
Tawanda Karombo
May 20, 2022

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
Apr 14, 2022

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.

Internet costs increase in Zimbabwe as ISPs hit with new tax

New 10% excise duty expected to drive up costs and impact internet penetration rate.
Jan 21, 2022

Vandalism piles on pressure for Zimbabwe’s telcos

Econet issues trading update and outlines challenges facing the industry.
Dec 6, 2021

Data Protection Act in force in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator Potraz designated Data Protection Authority.
Dec 1, 2021

Econet scores as demand for broadband spikes in Zimbabwe

Data income growth outstrips voice as company leverages broadband demand.
Aug 24, 2021

Zimbabwe’s TelOne suspends data rollover

Company attributed this to “the unremitting failures on the host platform which has been affecting overall service offering and quality.”
May 18, 2021

Zimbabwe telcos short on forex to upgrade infrastructure

Companies appeal to government for increase in allocation as per the current auction system.
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile money fuelled expansion strategy pays off for NetOne

Zimbabwe telecommunications company confirms increase OneMoney subscribers.