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Econet’s after tax profits fall despite revenue surge

Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile operator says it has forked out high costs to power base stations.


Zimbabwe’s fixed line user numbers slide

Number of subscribers have fallen to 301,650 from 325,000, say officials.


Telecel Zim boosts its subscriber base to ‘2.5mn’

But experts question the figures of the country’s second largest mobile operator.


Zimbabwe’s Econet ‘losing market share’ to Telecel, NetOne

Researchers say the country’s dominant mobile operator is facing stiffer competition.


Econet Zimbabwe subscribers top 8 million

Mobile operator further asserts its dominance in the country's telco market.


Econet accused of cutting off VoIP calls

Two internet companies allege country’s largest mobile operator is blocking interconnections.


Privatisation of Zim state telecom firms stall

Despite talk of selling off companies, no action has actually materialised writes Tawanda Karombo.


High costs a barrier to entry for Zim telcos

Mining companies have already been forced to comply with the indigenisation policy.


Storm over Telecel Zim’s Bulawayo base stations

City officials clash with the telco over the construction of 14 mobile towers.


Econet Wireless appoints South African to head up TN Bank

Kwanele Ngwenya named CEO of the mobile operator owned Zimbabwean bank.


Zimbabwe’s TelOne appoints new MD

Chartered accountant Chipo Mutas to take over from Hampton Mhlanga.