Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

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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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Telecel Zimbabwe subscriptions take a knock

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


Econet's subscriber numbers surge

Zimbabwean operator's mobile subs hit seven million.


Econet shelves Kenyan expansion plans

The operator plans to focus on competition.


Econet revenues, subscriber numbers surge

As the network's expansion projects show positive gains. 

‘Zim telcos prevent workers from joining union’

The National Employment Council says operators are breaking the law.

Zim online video sentences suspended

Six Zimbabweans were convicted of watching footage of Egypt's 2011 protests.


Econet slashes MMS tariffs

Zim telecommunications company drops rates by 60%.

Activists condemn Zim`s online video sentencing

Human rights groups denounce a Harare court ruling that sentenced six people for viewing Internet footage of mass protests in Egypt.


Zim's Telecel slashes data rates

Telco cuts costs by half.

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Zim opposition urges social network use

Twitter and Facebook could foster freedom of expression in the wake of Zanu PF`s clampdown on civil liberties, says an MDC official.