Call for community support in combating telco infrastructure vandalism

Thieves have been targeting telco companies’ base station sites to, among other things, steal backup batteries and diesel fuel used to power the operators’ infrastructure and enable connectivity – especially during rolling grid electricity blackouts. The vandals are also targeting copper cables and equipment at fixed network installations.

By The Independent Aug. 17, 2022

Econet says it experienced ‘rush hour data outage’

Econet sent an SMS message to its customers notifying them of the problem once it started around 3pm. It also sent another SMS notice once the issue had been resolved.

By The Independent Jun. 21, 2022

5000 entries for the returning Econet Victoria Falls marathon

Mandiveyi said to participate in this year’s marathon – which is also a qualifying race for this year’s Comrades Marathon – runners should register on and pay using EcoCash, MasterCard or Visa Card. 

By The Independent May. 11, 2022

Econet’s award-winning stand a star attraction at ZITF

The mobile telecoms company, whose stand was voted the best overall exhibition stand for the 2022 ZITF, was back in full tilt at the premier business event after taking a brief, COVID-19 enforced hiatus, and came tops among 500 other exhibitors from 14 countries to win the prestigious accolade.

By The Independent May. 4, 2022

Econet introduces ‘Smart US Dollar bundles’

The company said the development, which followed relevant regulatory approvals, will provide convenience for its customers and help Econet generate much-needed foreign currency to reinvest in its network and to improve the customer experience.   

By The Independent Apr. 6, 2022