Vandalism piles on pressure for Zimbabwe’s telcos

Econet issues trading update and outlines challenges facing the industry.
Tawanda Karombo
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.
Jan 14, 2021

Lesotho, Zimbabwe invest in data analytics to combat network fraud

Global Voice Group (GVG) will provide data analytics platform for telecommunications traffic monitoring and revenue assurance.
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.
Dec 18, 2020

Telecoms keeping Zimbabwe’s economic hopes alive

Mobile data, voice usage surges despite drop in active subscriptions, according to Potraz report.
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.
Nov 30, 2020

Zimbabwe: ZWL$8bn earmarked for ICT investment

Fibre optic network, digital broadcasting and online public services identified as key focus areas.
Nov 2, 2020

Zimbabwe: Econet pushes for reduction in smartphone customs duties

Company lobbies authorities and cites opportunity to encourage more widespread adoption, increase smartphone penetration rate.