Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Thursday, Oct 18th

Zimbabwe in set-top-box deal with Huawei.

Zimbabwe in set-top-box deal with Huawei

Govt to import 400 000 devices to help facilitate digital migration.

Eutelsat lands satellite infrastructure deal with Zim govt.

Eutelsat lands satellite infrastructure deal with Zim govt

Partnership announced as company executive bemoans continent's slow progress on digital migration.

Econet banks on mobile money offering.

Econet banks on mobile money offering

Telco expands EcoCash card and focused on international remittance channels.

Zimbabwe secures stake in Telecel.

Zimbabwe secures stake in Telecel

Govt completes $40m acquisition of majority stake in telco.

Econet introduces debit card tap and pay.

Econet introduces debit card tap and pay

Telco expands EcoCash service portfolio.

Zimbabwe: govt closes in on Telecel.

Zimbabwe: govt closes in on Telecel

Govt tight-lipped on progress of its bid, but stated that 'everything is under control'.

Econet drags Zim regulator to court.

Econet drags Zim regulator to court

Telco contents that regulator's directive to lower voice tariffs has impacted negatively on revenue.

Fraud on the rise in Zim telecom, mobile money sectors.

Fraud on the rise in Zim telecom, mobile money sectors

Scammers target companies, individuals with cases being reported monthly.

The new battleground for Zim telcos.

The new battleground for Zim telcos

One-stop-shop service Kiosks now characterise the emerging front line in the fight for market share.

Zimbabwe: mobile tariff increase unlikely.

Zimbabwe: mobile tariff increase unlikely

Mobile operators have applied to regulator but sources doubt govt will agree.

Africa online, iWay Africa merge with Zim company.

Africa online, iWay Africa merge with Zim company

IT firm Gondwana International Networks looks to increase presence in local market.