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Zimbabwe's Telecel appoints local as its CEO

Francis Mawindi is to head up the company, replacing Swiss-born John Swaim.


Zimbabwe's TelOne pins revenue hopes on data

Fixed-line operator looks to internet services as it struggles with unpaid bills.

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Zim's teledensity number jumps

Almost 80% of the total population has access to a mobile SIM card or landline.


Zimbabwean to head up Telecel

A local is set to take over from Swiss-born John Swaim to lead the mobile operator.

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Telecel Zimbabwe subscriptions take a knock

Telecel has been on a drive to boost numbers this past year.  


Zimbabwe's TelOne owed $200mn

State-run company blames the rising cost of living and unemployment for its debtors non-payment.


Econet shelves Kenyan expansion plans

The operator plans to focus on competition.


New costing structure to lower Zim tariffs

Mobile operators in Zimbabwe may be forced to lower their high call rates.

‘Zim telcos prevent workers from joining union’

The National Employment Council says operators are breaking the law.

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Opera joins forces with Telecel Zimbabwe

Mobile browser firm is aggressively attempting to expand its African footprint.


Econet slashes MMS tariffs

Zim telecommunications company drops rates by 60%.