Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

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Zimbabwe's NetOne bounces back as revenue, subscribers increase

Zimbabwe's NetOne bounces back as revenue, subscribers increase

Operator appears to be recovering from subscriber loss in the first quarter of 2018.

Zim govt moves to quell price increase protests

Zim govt moves to quell price increase protests

 

Authorities issue threats after price increases, bans protests over new tax.

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Company now pushing to separately list the mobile wallet on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

Zimbabwe moves to privatise ailing telcos

Zimbabwe moves to privatise ailing telcos

Finance Minister wants process completed in next nine months.

Could fibre help Zimbabwe with cash flow?

Could fibre help Zimbabwe with cash flow?

Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe sets up US$5 million fund to tackle 'investment bottleneck'.

Zimbabwe mobile money tax revised

Zimbabwe mobile money tax revised

Officials respond to mounting pressure and review amounts, but insist tax will help generate much needed funds.

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Trade association will lobby government on sector-related policy and legislation.

More Zimbabweans engage social network as OTT dominates

More Zimbabweans engage social networks as OTT dominates

Mobile networks respond by intensifying bundle offerings, promotions.

Can Zimbabwe's ICT, telecoms attract critical investment?

Can Zimbabwe's ICT, telecoms attract critical investment?

While local operators and foreign investors have been reassured, uncertainty over govt policy remains.

Zimbabwe slaps tax on mobile money, online transactions

Zimbabwe slaps tax on mobile money, online transactions

Southern African Country the latest to impose duties in a bid to generate more revenue for government.

Zimbabwe electoral body looks to block social media

Zimbabwe electoral body looks to block social media

Officials believe online channels were used to spread propaganda during the country's most recent election.