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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Battle for control of Telecel Zim deepens.

Battle for control of Telecel Zim deepens

Ongoing struggle for control of Telecel Zimbabwe continues amid uncertainty over major shareholder's position.

Zimbabwe's ICT ministry cancels Telecel licence.

Zimbabwe's ICT ministry cancels Telecel licence

Authorities believed to be seeking out alternative investors.

Zimbabwe’s mobile operators make base station investment count.

Zimbabwe’s mobile operators make base station investment count

Base station investment shields Zimbabwe's telcos from declining voice telephony activity.

Econet to focus more on overlay services says CEO.

Econet to focus more on overlay services says CEO

Mobile companies in Zimbabwe are expanding service portfolio to absorb the impact of newer, disruptive technologies.

Zimbabwe's TelOne initiates cable cleanup.

Zimbabwe's TelOne initiates cable cleanup

Fixed telecommunications firm TelOne has embarked on an exercise to clean up and identify communications cables.

Econet's dial-a-doctor service goes live in Zimbabwe.

Econet's dial-a-doctor service goes live in Zimbabwe

Technology being used to boost access to health services.

Zim telcos join hands in fights against Ebola.

Zim telcos join hands in fight against Ebola

Ebola has killed more than 6,000 people across the three West African nations badly affected.

'Tariff cut to hit Zim telecom investment'.

'Tariff cut to hit Zim telecom investment'

Enforced tariff reduction could slow intensive capital investment into industry say experts.

 Telecel Zim abandons top-up cards.

Telecel Zim abandons top-up cards

The Zim telco has launched a PIN-less electronic airtime recharge service.

Telecel Zim shareholders battle as licence threat sizzles.

Telecel Zim shareholders battle as licence threat sizzles

Potential buy-out of Empowerment Corporation stake at the centre of growing dispute among minority shareholders.

Harare carries half of Econet's 9.2mn subscribers.

Harare carries half of Econet's 9.2mn subscribers

Telco's network expected to grow following recent partnership with Ericsson.