January 29, 2014 10:27 AM More mobile money choices for Zimbabweans
Competition is heating up in Zimbabwe’s mobile money space as telecom firms look to outwit each other in order to cash in. All three mobile operators in Zimbabwe have mobile money services, as Telecel Zimbabwe -- which has 2.5 million subscribers -- joined the fray on Wednesday by launching its Telecash offering. Zimbabwe’s largest mobile operator Econet 62
January 17, 2014 5:16 AM MTN launches Zambia’s first LTE network
One of Zambia’s largest mobile operators, MTN Zambia, announced this week the launch of the country’s first commercial LTE network. The announcement was made by the mobile operator’s Zambia Chief Executive Officer Abdul Ismail. The new faster broadband service will cover Lusaka (the capital), Kitwe, Ndola and Livingstone. Zambia joins 6 other countries 160
January 14, 2014 1:49 PM Mobile subscriptions hit 14 million mark | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader
The number of mobile subscribers in Zimbabwe is reported to have hit the 14 million mark, representing penetration of 103,5%. The country’s Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has been put forward by local media as a source for the recent statistics – reflecting mobile subscriber numbers for the period July to December 2013. During the period 103
December 23, 2013 8:53 AM RBZ to intervene in Econet vs banks feud?
in Business, News / on December 23, 2013 at 8:50 am / HARARE – The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe might take punitive measures against Econet Wireless if the company insists on refusing banks unfettered access to transact on its mobile network. The mobile phone operator is currently entangled in a bruising feud with banks over its reluctance to entirely open up its network 130