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Telecel Zimbabwe seeks $200mn to boost capacity.

Telecel Zimbabwe seeks $200mn to boost capacity

Country’s second largest mobile network wants to ramp up its operations.

Econet finalises Apple products distribution deal.

Econet finalises Apple products distribution deal

The telco plans to distribute iPhones, iPads and other Apple products in Zimbabwe.

Data, mobile money could lift Econet revenues to $800mn.

Data, mobile money could lift Econet revenues to $800mn

Analysts say Zimbabwe’s biggest telecoms company is increasingly moving away from voice.

Zimbabwe’s Econet revamps call centre tech.

Zimbabwe’s Econet revamps call centre tech

Solution switches on voice, instant messaging and social media support for the operator.

WhatsApp accounts 23% of Econet Zimbabwe’s network usage.

‘WhatsApp accounts 23% of Econet Zimbabwe’s network usage’

Special price bundles drive data usage of the instant messaging service, says Sandvine.

TelOne now accepts telecash payments.

TelOne now accepts telecash payments

Telecash subscribers will be able to pay phone bills from the comfort of their home.

Zimbabwe among Africa’s fastest growing mobile markets, says research.

Zimbabwe is among Africa’s fastest growing mobile markets

Adoption of handsets in the country has risen dramatically since 2008 according to Gallup research.

Sale of Vimpelcom’s African business ‘stalls’.

Sale of Vimpelcom’s African business ‘stalls’

European telecoms company has hit a brick wall with Telecel Globe, according to a report.

WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne.

WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne

Managing director of the company, Reward Kangai, talks of the ‘over-the-top’ threat.

‘Free’ Facebook access for Telecel Zimbabwe users.

‘Free’ Facebook access for Telecel Zimbabwe users

Prepaid subscribers have zero-rate access to text features of the social network.

Zimbabwe’s Econet launches mobile money loan service.

Zimbabwe’s Econet launches mobile money loan service

Urgent credit of up to $500 is now available via cellphones using EcoCash.