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Ecocash warns of duplicate account deletions on 25 September

Published 24 Sep 2020 09:58 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean mobile money wallet Ecocash has announced that all multiple account holders will be deleted from the system after 25 September, reports Technomag citing a ...

Zimbabwe's active internet subscriptions falls 4% to 8 mln in Q2

Published 24 Sep 2020 09:47 CET | Zimbabwe

The number of active internet and data subscriptions declined by 4 percent to 8.30 million in the second quarter ended 30 June from the previous quarter's 8.61 million, ...

Zimbabwean mobile subscribers down 7% in Q2

Published 24 Sep 2020 09:46 CET | Zimbabwe

The number of active mobile telephone subscriptions declined 6.7 percent to 12.8 million in the second quarter ended 30 June from 13.7 million in Q1, according to the Postal ...

ZimSwitch launches Zipit application for in-store mobile purchases

Published 15 Sep 2020 08:49 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's payment switch system ZimSwitch has launched a new Zipit Smart application for merchants, so consumers can pay for goods and services instantly using their mobile ...

TelOne introduces Teltrack vehicle tracking

Published 14 Sep 2020 13:17 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean state-owned operator TelOne has introduced a vehicle tracking and fleet management system called Teltrack, which provides an aerial view of a vehicle around the ...

Potraz seeks views on proposed new Domain Name System

Published 14 Sep 2020 10:15 CET | Zimbabwe

The Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is seeking comments by 31 October on the newly proposed Domain Name System (DNS) framework to ...

Astro Mobile Africa ties up with Logic Mobility to offer devices in Zimbabwe under Logic and Genesis brands

Published 08 Sep 2020 10:40 CET | Zimbabwe

Astro Mobile Africa has partnered with US-based firm Logic Mobility to bring new devices to the sub-Saharan market in the next few weeks, Technomag reported. Two new brands ...

Econet introduces electricity tokens on credit

Published 08 Sep 2020 10:36 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless has introduced a facility letting subscribers buy electricity on credit, ZimPrice Check reports. ZESA electricity tokens on credit can be ...

Huawei launches Seeds for the Future programme in Zimbabwe

Published 07 Sep 2020 11:55 CET | Zimbabwe

Huawei has launched Seeds for the Future 2020 programme in Zimbabwe.The programme is Huawei's corporate social responsibility initiative under which the company cooperates ...

Econet Wireless terminates e-learning bundle as schools prepare to re-open

Published 04 Sep 2020 13:25 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless has discontinued the e-learning bundle facility provided to private schools since lockdown with immediate effect.  Econet introduced the remote education ...

Zimbabwean consumer lobby criticises telecoms price hikes

Published 03 Sep 2020 10:10 CET | Zimbabwe

A consumer rights lobby group has criticised mobile telecoms operators and the industry regulator for increases in prices of  data and voice services that many cannot afford, ...

TelOne increases prices of internet services from 06 September

Published 03 Sep 2020 10:08 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean state-owned fixed line operator TelOne has increased its data tariffs priced in both local and foreign currency with effect from 06 September. Customers will now ...

Econet publishes 60% mobile data bundle price rises

Published 02 Sep 2020 11:21 CET | Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has raised its data bundle prices by 60 percent after receiving the go-ahead from the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe ...

Zimbabwean govt plans to set up 15 base stations in 2020 in under-served locations

Published 02 Sep 2020 10:11 CET | Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean government has expressed commitment to expanding mobile telephone network coverage across the country, with fifteen more base stations expected to be ...

Econet to revise data bundle prices

Published 01 Sep 2020 10:58 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has advised its customers that it will review its data bundle prices in the wake of mounting costs and rising inflation. Econet has not revealed ...

ZOL shuts down Harare branches after employees contract Covid-19

Published 31 Aug 2020 13:33 CET | Zimbabwe

ZOL Zimbabwe has closed down branches in Harare after staff members tested positive for Covid-19. Customers will now use alternative, online means of communication. The ISP ...

Econet complies with RBZ directive on mobile money

Published 27 Aug 2020 15:00 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe operator Econet has abolished mobile money agents and reduced to a maximum of ZWD 5,000 per day all individual EcoCash transactions in compliance with a directive ...

Facebook to charge Zimbabwean advertisers VAT

Published 26 Aug 2020 13:49 CET | Zimbabwe

Facebook has announced that it will be charging Zimbabwean advertisers value-added tax (VAT) on the sale of ads with effect from 01 September because of the government's ...

Zimbabwean government abolishes mobile money agents

Published 25 Aug 2020 10:53 CET | Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean government has with immediate effect abolished mobile money wallet agents as they are no longer serving any legitimate purpose, and has further tightened ...

MultiChoice Zimbabwe reopens Avondale office after temporary closure over Covid-19

Published 24 Aug 2020 13:18 CET | Zimbabwe

Multichoice Zimbabwe reopened its Avondale office in Harare on 24 August after temporarily closing it on 20 August after an employee tested positive for Covid-19. The office ...

NetOne faces lawsuit over alleged outstanding payment for 40,000 litres of fuel

Published 19 Aug 2020 12:55 CET | Zimbabwe

NetOne has been taken to court by Led Travel and Tours, which is demanding 40,000 litres of fuel that it claims the operator has not paid for, reported The New Zimbabwe. Led ...

TelOne threatens to disconnect subscribers over ZWD 500 mln unpaid bills

Published 18 Aug 2020 10:38 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean state-owned operator TelOne has sent emails to subscribers threatening them with being blacklisted over outstanding bills. TelOne is owed more than ZWD 500 million ...

NetOne raises bundle prices by over 100%

Published 11 Aug 2020 09:48 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean state-owned operator NetOne has increased bundle prices by more than 100 percent, reports Pindula News. Potraz had approved operators' requests to charge for their ...

TelOne launches Impact Learning remote education platform

Published 10 Aug 2020 10:51 CET | Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean fixed line operator TelOne, has launched the online platform Impact Learning to improve the capacity of its existing Centre for Learning. TelOne MD Chipo Mtasa ...

Potraz provides six free months of internet connectivity to remote schools

Published 07 Aug 2020 11:21 CET | Zimbabwe

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) is providing six months of free internet service to several rural schools. POTRAZ is first ...

 

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