Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Tuesday, Feb 25th


Telecel Zimbabwe ‘rescued’ by Mugabe nephew

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


Econet Zimbabwe cuts tariffs by 60%

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


Orascom in bid to renew Telecel Zimbabwe licence

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


Potraz renews Telecel’s operating licence

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


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.


Zimbabwe experiences ‘upsurge’ in abusive calls, texts

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


Zimbabwe’s Telecel ‘working’ to resolve indigenisation dispute

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


Zim’s Econet dramatically disconnects from Telecel

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


Former CEO sues Telecel Zimbabwe for $1mn

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


Telecel Zimbabwe lodges complaint with Potraz

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


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.