TELONE generated more revenue from data than its traditional voice service for the first time ever in the first quarter of 2018, following the company's tilt towards becoming a fully fledged technology entity. The latest report from the Post and...
LAST week, the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) and the Ministry of ICT and Cyber Security announced an almost 60 percent reduction in out-of-bundle mobile data. This was welcomed as a progressive move that would promote Internet...
TELECOMMUNICATIONS firm, TelOne, launched its video on demand service on Wednesday, as it pursues a diversification strategy away from its traditional voice offering. TelOne has partnered South Africa’s Discover Digital to package the Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) service. As interest...
Fourteen years after losing control of Mascom Botswana, his very first cellular operation, Strive Masiyiwa has bought the company back from MTN for US$300 million. In a statement on Thursday, MTN said it would...
Econet Wireless will be forced to take “drastic measures” if the power crisis is not resolved immediately, the country’s largest telecoms company said Monday, in a strongly-worded statement that reflects the deepening frustration across business in Zimbabwe...
Strive Masiyiwa says he plans sell shares in Mascom to the public once he completes the US$300 million purchase of MTN’s stake in Botswana’s largest mobile operator. MTN announced in March that it...
Costs are rising, investment is falling and customers are using less money on their cellphones, according to the latest quarterly report on Zimbabwe’s telecoms just released by the industry regulator. The latest report, for...
THE Harare City Council's acting Town Clerk, Hosiah Chisango, has suspended officials suspected of inflating prices of material used in the capital's ongoing fight against cholera, which has killed 30 people, the municipality announced on Monday. The move to suspend...
Bad management has helped sink many Zimbabwean parastatals, but TelOne, the state-owned telco, shows that not even the best leadership can keep a state enterprise afloat as long as government keeps up its abuse.
Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube expects to raise US$350 million from selling majority shares in state-owned telecoms assets, a plan that includes selling fixed line and internet provider TelOne and mobile operator NetOne as a single entity.
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