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January 19, 2017 6:05 AM NetOne has unveiled new data packages

State-owned mobile operator NetOne has unveiled new data packages, as it intensifies its push to lure more subscribers on the network. This comes after the mobile operator saw a number of subscribers choosing the network after last week's data tariff drama, in which Econet Wireless affected the floor tariff of 12 cents for voice and 5 cents per megabyte 17

January 19, 2017 5:36 AM Zimbabwe data prices, a frontline in anti-Mugabe protests

HARARE: For opponents of Zimbabwe’s veteran President Robert Mugabe, internet data charges have become a key battlefront in their campaign against a regime that often cracks down violently on dissent. Last week, the state’s telecommunications authority approved a sharp increase in mobile data prices – triggering a furious public response that forced 31

January 15, 2017 8:51 PM Econet, minister trade blows over Zim data tariff hikes

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s biggest telecoms company by subscriber numbers has literally taken the war to the communications minister as the data tariffs saga takes a nasty turn. Econet has accused ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira of “inconstitency and duplicity”, at the same time urging the government to “move decisively against the capture of this all-important 15

January 15, 2017 3:02 AM Zim data costs nightmare

The introduction of a five cents levy on mobile data and plans to introduce a separate tariff on over-the-top (OTT) voice calling is set to make Zimbabwe one of the most expensive countries in terms of mobile data. Experts have called on local mobile operators to come up with their own social media applications, which enable people to communicate so that they do not lose on revenue 17

January 15, 2017 3:01 AM Data charges fiasco: Econet, Mandiwanzira in ugly brawl

Days after reversing extortionist government-approved mobile data charges by Econet Wireless, Information Communication Technology and Courier Services minister Supa Mandiwanzira is yet to know peace. Mandiwanzira was hounded out of his holiday by angry Zimbabweans on social media after the country’s largest mobile phone operator by subscription, Econet 54

January 13, 2017 10:19 PM Econet beats hasty retreat on data price hike

Some mobile operators, including the Government-owned mobile operator, NetOne, had not yet effected the new tariffs as they were reportedly in the process of engaging POTRAZ seeking a downward review of its latest tariffs. The reverse came after the Government suspended the mobile data tariff increases with immediate effect and ordered Econet Wireless 38

January 13, 2017 3:01 AM Data tariff storm . .

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe founder Strive Masiyiwa has taken a dig at the floor pricing announced by the telecom firms regulator on mobile data, saying such a move works against plans to introduce new services. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) announced the new prices for voice and data for bundled services, including 33

January 13, 2017 2:47 AM ‘New mobile data tariffs counter-productive’

In a move widely seen as an attempt to clampdown on social media use, government has resorted to controversial tactics, including steep increases on data charges, and critics say this threatens the viability of the country’s largest mobile phone operator, Econet Wireless. Founder and executive chair of the Econet Group Strive Masiyiwa yesterday described 40

January 12, 2017 10:11 PM Floor prices a barrier to internet usage

The resolution titled “The Promotion, Protection and Enjoyment of Human Rights on the internet”, “calls upon all States to consider formulating, through transparent and inclusive processes with all stakeholders, and adopting national internet-related public policies that have the objective of universal access and enjoyment of human rights at their core”. It also recognised 33

January 12, 2017 5:43 AM NetOne maintains old data tariffs, appeals to regulator to revise its position

NetOne, Zimbabwe’s second largest mobile operator and a State owned entity is yet to adopt the new mobile data bundles tariffs set by POTRAZ, the telecoms regulator, and it has now emerged that NetOne has appealed to POTRAZ to review the new tariffs. For NetOne the new tariffs would mean a major adjustment or scrapping of its main broadband product called 24