Ecocash scheduled engineering works hit businesses

Tuesday 19 November 2019 | 10:42 CET | News
Zimbabwean retailers and other business entities may potentially have lost revenue running into hundreds of millions of dollars after mobile money platform EcoCash remained largely out of service due to a systems upgrade that began on 15 November, The Herald reported.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cassava Smartech / Econet Wireless
Countries: Zimbabwe
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