Econet Global is weighing a bid for a mobile phone licence in Ethiopia, which is opening up to foreign investment in telecoms for the first time. Ethiopia is expected to invite bids from foreign telecoms firms...
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.
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...
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...
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 Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has announced a controversial ban on cash transactions on mobile money, a move it says was needed to deal with agents and stores using the cash crisis to charge high premiums on...
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...
Fourteen years after losing control of Mascom Botswana, his very first cellular operation, Strive Masiyiwa wants to buy back the company back from MTN for US$300 million. In a statement on Thursday, MTN said...
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