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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Unsolicited campaign messages sent to mobile phone subscriber.

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

However, Q1 2018 report by local telecommunications regulator also indicates surge in active internet subscriptions.

Econet lands broadcasting licence

Econet lands broadcasting license

African pay television market expected to face growing competition and disruption from OTT offerings.

Zimbabwe ISP ZOL stuns market with data tariff hike

Zimbabwe ISP ZOL stuns market with data tariff hike

Company notifies clients of a rate increase of 5% effective August.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwe's administration steps in to reform telcos

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's administration steps in to reform telcos

Govt gives go-ahead to partially privatise state-owned telecom companies TelOne, NetOne and Telecel.

Zimbabwe: beleaguered telcos push promotions as economic pressure builds

Zimbabwe: beleaguered telcos push promotions as economic pressure builds

Telecel Zimbabwe the latest to review mobile data tariffs as competition grows and operational costs increase.

Zimbabwe – drop in number of telco workers as data usage spikes

Zimbabwe – drop in number of telco workers as data usage spikes

Latest industry stats from regulator reflects a 10% decline.

Econet's data strategy pays off

Econet's data strategy pays off

Chief Financial Officer presents financial results for the financial year to end February 2018.

Zim start-ups to ride on telcos' platforms

Zim start-ups to ride on telcos' platforms

ICT Minister launches policy and names six tech start-ups selected to immediately benefit.

 TelOne secures VOD permit.

Zimbabwe:TelOne secures VoD permit

Zimbabwe state-owned fixed phone and internet operator TelOne has secured a broadcasting licence for Video-on-Demand (VoD) services.

Zim state owned telco ropes in new CEO and MD

Zim state-owned telco ropes in new CEO and MD

Latest executive changes follow the recent suspension of former CEO Reward Kangai.