Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

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.

'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.

Zim govt completes Telecel acquisition

Zim govt completes Telecel acquisition

Payment of US$40m for 60% controlling stake in telco confirmed.

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.

Zim telcos forced to share infrastructure

Zim telcos forced to share infrastructure

Government releases draft regulation compelling telecommunication licence holders to share infrastructure or be guilty of an offence.

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.

Zim's Econet Wireless claims 'watershed moment'

Zim's Econet Wireless claims 'watershed moment'

Telco upbeat after launching 'smart data campaign' following network modernisation project.

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.

Zimbabwe's Econet intensifies cost-cutting measures.

Zimbabwe's Econet intensifies cost-cutting measures

Telco scales down capital expenditure intensity to 5.1% as profits, revenue takes a knock.

Zim telecoms up despite staggering economy

Zim telecoms up despite staggering economy

Mobile data helps sector secure 15% growth.

Why 3G, data expansion tops Telecel Zimbabwe's agenda.

Why 3G expansion tops Telecel Zimbabwe's agenda

Operator details its response to growing local telecom market competition, particularly over 3G and data networks.