Telecommunications

Telecommunications

Imagine your phone - whether smart or feature- being able to receive radio broadcast for just a little data. ...

The biggest complaint coming from young and eager innovators in Zimbabwe is that often their ideas are stolen. ...

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe is targeting over 3,6 million students from both tertiary and secondary schools in Zimbabwe to benefit from its new e-learning platform, Ruzivo. ...

Liquid Sea, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liquid Telecom, has started a project to build a new subsea cable linking Africa to the Middle East with onwards connectivity to Europe. ...

Global Telecom Holdings, a unit of Amsterdam -headquartered telecoms services provider VimpelCom, has sold its 60% stake in Telecel Zimbabwe to ZARNet in a deal worth $40 million. ...

Econetwireless founder and Executive Chairman,Strive Masiyiwa picked up two prestigious awards in New York this week in recognition of his philanthropic work.On Tuesday he was honored by the United Nations Foundation for co-ordinating African business support for efforts in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. ...

MOBILE telecommunications company NetOne plans to create its own local applications to earn additional revenue for their business following a surge in their data traffic to two terabytes a day. ...

Government’s proposal to take over TelOne’s $322 million legacy debt is expected to be presented in Cabinet as it moves to clean the balance sheet of the State-owned telecommunications company. ...

NetOne has confirmed the restructuring of the company, saying a number of outsiders will be roped into key positions as part of the overhaul at the country’s second largest mobile operator. ...

Liquid Telecom have signed an agreement with Bharti Airtel, an Indian mobile broadband company, to provide them with terrestrial fibre network and to connect the company’s mobile base stations and enterprises. ...

VimpelCom, the parent company of Telecel Globe, has just announced via a press release that it has sold all its shareholding in Telecel Globe to Econet Wireless Global for US $65 million. ...

MOBILE and fixed operators in Zimbabwe have invested $40 million in network expansion and fibre optic infrastructure investments for the first half of the year. ...

ECONET Wireless’ mobile money service EcoCash has launched a MasterCard-enabled debit card, giving subscribers access to paying for goods and services ...

TELECOMMUNICATIONS firm Telecel says it is planning to tap into the retail sector as a new revenue stream. ...

ZIMBABWE’S second largest mobile operator Telecel has introduced a debit card for its mobile money transfer service. ...

MOBILE telecommunications company Telecel says it is increasingly focusing on data services as a business strategy in line with current trends in the market. ...

MOBILE network operator Telecel Zimbabwe has embarked on a fibre deployment project which will see the company laying its own optical fibre cable ...

FOLLOWING recent reports that Econet Wireless Zimbabwe raised during the parliamentary session, where they challenged Potraz to explain ...

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has recorded an 8% growth in revenue for the year ended February 2013 largely driven by the growth in data and overlay services. ...

LACK of competition in the fixed line telecommunications sector as well as restrictive policies has hampered growth in the sub-sector. ...

ECONET Wireless mobile money transfer service EcoCash has launched a credit facility in which subscribers can borrow from its savings facility, Eco$ave, as it intensifies moves to tap into the unbanked market. ...

ZIMBABWE, in partnership with Huawei Technologies, will today host a Public Sector ICT forum in Harare to enhance socio-economic development. ...

THE number of companies using EcoCash to pay their workers has risen dramatically because of the liquidity problems facing some banks. ...

ZIMBABWE’S largest mobile phone operator by subscription Econet Wireless has registered over 3,5 million subscribers on its EcoCash mobile money platform. ...

TELECEL Zimbabwe is set to register over 60% of its subscribers on Telecash mobile money platform in the first six months of this year, a company official has said. ...

JUST over 20 banking institutions currently on the ZimSwitch platform have partnered Zimbabwe’s second largest mobile phone operator, Telecel, in launching a mobile money service. ...

PROSPECTIVE players in the country’s telecommunications sector will this year continue to face hurdles in penetrating the market due to intensified competition and a hike in registration fees. ...

ECONET Wireless Global (EWG) has acquired 8,6% in its subsidiary Liquid Telecom held by Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed technology company Altron. ...

ZIMBABWE’S second largest mobile phone operator by subscription Telecel Zimbabwe has said it will pay its next instalment for the new registration fees by year-end after the country’s telecoms regulator agreed to the company’s staggered payment plan. ...

NEWSDAY business reporter Victoria Mtomba (ND) last month interviewed Tel One managing director Chipo Mtasa (CM) on the use of fixed landlines in Zimbabwe as mobile phone penetration levels reaches saturation point. ...