James Myers

Econet scores as demand for broadband spikes in Zimbabwe

Data income growth outstrips voice as company leverages broadband demand.
Tawanda Karombo
2:30

Data and optimised CRM balances out loss in earnings for Econet

Company expands digital customer management platforms amid COVID restrictions, limited access to Forex and power supply challenges.
1:50
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.
1:40

Strained capital investment impacts Econet

Company continues to pursue data revenue growth initiatives and partnerships with vendors.
2:00
Nov 9, 2018

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Telcos say there is an increasing demand for smartphones and data services, despite hefty mobile data costs.
1:40
May 31, 2017

Econet Wireless steers investment towards data, content

Telco outlines strategy to offset a drop in 2017 revenues and profits.
2:20
Oct 31, 2016

Zimbabwe's Econet intensifies cost-cutting measures

Telco scales down capital expenditure intensity to 5.1% as profits, revenue takes a knock.
1:50
Jun 29, 2015

Zimbabwe: Econet confirms pay cuts

Telco has introduced cost-cutting measures introduced amid trying economic conditions.
1:20
Oct 24, 2014

Econet slows down as Zim economy stagnates

The telcos' revenues increased marginally by 4.2% to $392.3 million.