Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Tuesday, Feb 25th

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Telecel Zimbabwe ‘rescued’ by Mugabe nephew

Report says Patrick Zhuwao has been roped in as part of an empowerment deal to save the telco.

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Econet Zimbabwe cuts tariffs by 60%

Price wars in Zimbabwe escalate among the nation’s top mobile operators.

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Orascom in bid to renew Telecel Zimbabwe licence

Team from the Egyptian owners of Telecel plan to meet with Zimbabwe’s government.

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Potraz renews Telecel’s operating licence

Mobile operator promises to comply with country’s indigenisation policy.

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Econet Wireless Zimbabwe re-brands its banking unit

TN Bank has been re-named Steward Bank while a plan to leverage Econet’s network is in place.

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Zimbabwe experiences ‘upsurge’ in abusive calls, texts

Telecommunications regulator threatens prison sentences for those engaging in the behaviour.

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Zimbabwe’s Telecel ‘working’ to resolve indigenisation dispute

Board chairman of mobile operator says work going on behind the scenes to change ownership.

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Zim’s Econet dramatically disconnects from Telecel

Country’s largest operator says Telecel does not have a telecoms licence.

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Former CEO sues Telecel Zimbabwe for $1mn

Francis Mawindi alleges that mobile operator ‘unlawfully’ fired him.

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Telecel Zimbabwe lodges complaint with Potraz

The complaint follows issues of poor connectivity between Telecel and Econet Wireless.

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Zimbabwe govt threatens Telecel to comply with indigenisation

Officials say the telco risks losing its license if its foreign owners don’t seize control of the firm.