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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Telecel Zim out to recapture lost subscribers

Telecel Zim out to recapture lost subscribers

Telco buoyant on the back of a recent US$5m investment from govt.

Zim govt to inject over US$200m in Telecel

Zim govt to inject over US$200m in Telecel

Officials also push infrastructure sharing policy to ensure company's sustainability and reach.

Rights issue meeting will go ahead says Econet Wireless

Rights issue meeting will go ahead says Econet Wireless

Zimbabwe telco confirms decision to host extraordinary general meeting, despite request by local stock exchange to postpone it.

Mobile data promotions resurface in Zimbabwe

Mobile data promotions resurface in Zimbabwe

The regulator has reportedly not instituted a framework for regulation of promotions.

'It was going to affect us very adversely'- NetOne CEO

'It was going to affect us very adversely'- NetOne CEO

Company chief executive speaks to parliamentary committee about repercussions had new mobile data prices been enforced.

2.8% growth in Zimbabwe's telecoms industry

2.8% growth in Zimbabwe's telecoms industry

The latest report by country's regulator says that US$269.5 million was generated in Q4 2016.

Econet aims to raise US$130 million to pay debt

Econet aims to raise US$130 million to pay debt

Telco details plans to secure finance through rights issue.

MultiChoice to count cost of Zim payment restrictions

MultiChoice to count cost of Zim payment restrictions

Zimbabweans spent US$45m on DStv payments in 2016 while telcos, mobile money companies have now begun to limit payment options.

Zimbabwe: consumer furore over fees forces renegotiation

Zimbabwe: consumer furore over fees forces renegotiation

Backlash over newly introduced price hike pushes operators to engage with officials.

Data tariff issue wreaks telecom havoc in Zimbabwe

Data tariff issue wreaks telecom havoc in Zimbabwe

Govt issues warning to mobile operators to abide by rules or have their licenses cancelled.

Zimbabwe: US$ 6 million set aside for OTT development

Zimbabwe: US$6 million set aside for OTT development

Southern African country looks to emulate Silicon Valley innovation.