Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

Zimbabwe: Econet confirms pay cuts

Zimbabwe: Econet confirms pay cuts

Telco has introduced cost-cutting measures introduced amid trying economic conditions.

Zim's Econet refunds subscribers.

Zim's Econet refunds subscribers

Subscribers awarded free airtime as an apology for faulty billing system.

Econet Zimbabwe's revenue takes a knock.

Econet Zimbabwe's revenue takes a knock

Mobile operator says factors like a tariff cut and mobile money levy led to decline in full-year results.

Zimbabwe's NetOne gains traction in local market.

Zimbabwe's NetOne gains traction in local market

Newly rolled out 'chatter boxes' targeted at non-connected rural areas.

Telecel can continue operating.

Telecel Zim to continue operating

High court rules in favour of Telecel to continue its operations in Zimbabwe.

Telecel appoints local to head Zim ops.

Telecel appoints new CEO for Zim ops

The telco says the new appointment is in line with "empowerment" policies for locals.

Telecel takes licence dispute to high court.

Telecel takes licence dispute to high court

Telecel Zim says it has not defaulted on payment of its licence renewal fee.

Boardroom shake-up at Zimbabwe’s NetOne.

Boardroom shake-up at Zimbabwe's NetOne

State looks to strengthen telco and reinforce market presence.

Reprieve for Telecel Zim.

Reprieve for Telecel Zimbabwe

The southern African nation's telco is unlikely to be closed down.

Zim's Econet owed $26mn in interconnection fees.

Zim's Econet owed $26mn in interconnection fees

State telcos NetOne and TelOne owe huge amounts in outstanding interconnection payments.

Telecel Zimbabwe scrambles to avoid licence cancellation.

Telecel Zimbabwe scrambles to avoid licence cancellation

Telecel Zimbabwe execs pushing for reversal of licence cancellation decision.