SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
broadband

Researchers outline
country's ranking.

Monday, Aug 19th

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Zim Telcos ‘refuse’ to share infrastructure

Big companies are allegedly forming alliances to stave off competition from smaller players.

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'Econet could become Zimbabwe's largest bank'

A high take of mobile money could push the telco into the financial services realm.

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New costing structure to lower Zim tariffs

Mobile operators in Zimbabwe may be forced to lower their high call rates.

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Zimbabwe's Telecel appoints local as its CEO

Francis Mawindi is to head up the company, replacing Swiss-born John Swaim.

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Opera joins forces with Telecel Zimbabwe

Mobile browser firm is aggressively attempting to expand its African footprint.

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Zimbabwe's TelOne pins revenue hopes on data

Fixed-line operator looks to internet services as it struggles with unpaid bills.

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Zim's teledensity number jumps

Almost 80% of the total population has access to a mobile SIM card or landline.

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Zimbabwean to head up Telecel

A local is set to take over from Swiss-born John Swaim to lead the mobile operator.

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Telecel Zimbabwe subscriptions take a knock

Telecel has been on a drive to boost numbers this past year.  

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Zimbabwe's TelOne owed $200mn

State-run company blames the rising cost of living and unemployment for its debtors non-payment.

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Econet shelves Kenyan expansion plans

The operator plans to focus on competition.