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NetOne commissions Mnene base station

Published 23 Sep 2019 10:40 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator NetOne has deployed the Mnene base station in Mberengwa North, in a bid to bridge the digital divide. NetOne CEO Lazarus Muchenje said the base station ...

Econet buys lithium-ion batteries from Tesla for its base stations

Published 20 Sep 2019 14:10 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe operator Econet Wireless has turned to Tesla lithium-ion batteries to power its base stations in the wake of incessant power shortages currently affecting the ...

Zimbabwe anti-graft body probes Ecocash agents over high cash-out premiums

Published 19 Sep 2019 10:23 CET | Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has announced that it has opened investigations into Econet's mobile money transfer subsidiary Ecocash, reports the New ...

NetOne releases new data pricing

Published 19 Sep 2019 09:29 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator NetOne has revised its tariffs amid increases in prices of fuel and basic commodities. The daily data bundle of 40 MB with 24-hour validity has gone up ...

NetOne to review data tariffs

Published 17 Sep 2019 09:15 CET | Zimbabwe

NetOne, Zimbabwe's second-largest mobile network by subscriber base, says it will be reviewing its data and SMS tariffs with effect from 17 September, reports Technomag. It ...

Zimbabwe, China sign ICT cooperation agreement

Published 12 Sep 2019 08:58 CET | China, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe and China  have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the advancement of ICT between the two countries, the Herald reported. The MoU is aimed at creating an ...

Steward Bank and Youtap launch mobile money services in Zimbabwe

Published 09 Sep 2019 11:09 CET | Zimbabwe

Steward Bank and Youtap have partnered to launch contactless payments for Steward Bank customers in Zimbabwe. They will be able to use e-money to pay at points of sale and ...

Econet Zimbabwe ties up with US start-up Atlas AI on economic productivity data from emerging markets

Published 09 Sep 2019 11:02 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Zimbabwe has announced a partnership with US start-up Atlas AI. Strive Masiyiwa, Econet's executive chairman said that the partnership would strengthen Econet's AI ...

TelOne offers Learner Tab education platform

Published 09 Sep 2019 10:58 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator TelOne has teamed up with Learner Tab to provide an interactive, digital education platform for school subjects that include mathematics, English, ...

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation names Hombarume as acting CEO

Published 09 Sep 2019 10:52 CET | Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) board has appointed Wisdom Hombarume as acting CEO. He has been promoted from the role of director of digital media and ...

NetOne launches SMS-based advertising platform

Published 05 Sep 2019 10:37 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator NetOne has introduced Zim411, an advertising platform that connects sellers and buyers via SMS. Zim411 which is accessible by both smartphone and feature ...

TelOne donates trees to Gwanda municipal council

Published 04 Sep 2019 11:13 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator TelOne has donated 50 bins and 200 trees to the Gwanda Municipality as part of its corporate social responsibility and efforts to promote sustainable ...

Econet seeks share buy-back approval at AGM

Published 04 Sep 2019 10:53 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless seeks shareholder approval at its 24 September AGM for a renewed share buy-back scheme, and for placement of unissued shares under the ...

Econet reviews data tariffs again

Published 02 Sep 2019 13:11 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Zimbabwe has increased its data tariffs for the second time in a month,  reports Zimtechreview. The review comes after the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory ...

Potraz seeks expressions of interest in constructing 100 base stations in rural areas

Published 27 Aug 2019 11:20 CET | Zimbabwe

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe is inviting expressions of interest from qualified companies for the design, construction and commissioning ...

Econet Wireless launches e-health application

Published 27 Aug 2019 11:16 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Zimbabwe has launched an e-health application for medical practitioners and their patients, Zimtechreview reported. The app is called Maisha Medik and is both a ...

Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission probe NetOne ex-CEO

Published 27 Aug 2019 11:09 CET | Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) is investigating former NetOne CEO Reward Kangai for various alleged criminal abuse of office cases, The Zimbabwesituation ...

Econet and Cassava Zimbabwe offer 30 free days' night-time chat on Sasai

Published 27 Aug 2019 11:05 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet and Cassava Zimbabwe have introduced a promotion called "Sasai Night Chat" which allows Sasai App users in Zimbabwe to chat on the platform for free for the next 30 ...

Cassava launches free remittances to Zimbabwe via Sasai App

Published 27 Aug 2019 10:58 CET | Zimbabwe

Cassava Fintech, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Econet Group, said it will introduce a free remittance service effective 01 September, The Standard reported. Zimbabweans ...

NetOne introduces 100% airtime back promotion for inactive SIMs

Published 27 Aug 2019 10:56 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator NetOne has introduced a 100 percent airtime back promotion, reports Zimtechreview. Subscribers need to top up with a minimum of USD 2 or more to receive ...

EcoCash launches mobile bureau de change function

Published 26 Aug 2019 09:24 CET | Zimbabwe

Cassava Smartech subsidiary EcoCash has launched the EcoCash bureau de change after being granted a licence by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Herald reported. The ...

Paratus Zambia sponsors fishing event

Published 20 Aug 2019 11:19 CET | Zimbabwe

Paratus Zambia is sponsoring the Zambezi All Species fishing event. This year will see an expanded international competition against Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. ...

NetOne reviews Twitter bundles

Published 20 Aug 2019 09:52 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator NetOne has reviewed its Twitter bundles, TechnoMag reported. Customers can get Twitter bundles from USD 0.75 for 20 MB to weekly bundles of USD 3 for 90 ...

Econet starts Innoversity training academy

Published 19 Aug 2019 10:37 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Econet Wireless has launched the Econet Group Innoversity, a virtual academy designed to develop critical skills in the digital age. Econet CEO Douglas Mboweni said it ...

Paynet holds talks with Cassava Smartech for bulk payments

Published 12 Aug 2019 10:20 CET | Zimbabwe

Paynet Zimbabwe is holding talks with Econet Zimbabwe's mobile money transfer service provider Cassava Smartech about ways to use EcoCash for its bulk payments system. Paynet ...

 

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