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Econet price increases cause dismay

Monday 12 July 2021 | 11:37 CET | News
Econet Wireless has sparked a public outcry after it increased its data package prices by 20 percent effective 08 July, The New Zimbabwe reported. A 8 MB bundle now costs ZWD 2,030 with 15 MB priced at ZWD 3,120, a 25 MB bundle selling for ZWD 4,350 and the largest package of 50 MB costing ZWD 6,420.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Econet Wireless / POTRAZ
Countries: Zimbabwe
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