Potraz breaks foreign networks dominance

THE growing network infrastructure investment in previously unserved areas by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has increased connectivity in the country. The...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 December 2018


Mnangagwa calls for rail network overhaul

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for a total revamp of the country's rail network and re-equipping the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workshops to enable the parastatal to serve the entire...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 November 2018


Zimbabwe Election Support Network's damascene moment

In April 2008, Canadian writer and blogger Stephen Gowans wrote an insightful piece in which he revealed the unbelievably intricate web of local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Western organ...

By Tichaona Zindoga | Published: 23 July 2018


Masiyiwa inks Cape to Cairo fibre network deal

Telecom Egypt has signed a memorandum of understanding with Liquid Telecom to enable the pan-African group to complete Africa's terrestrial fibre network stretching across the African continent, the c...

By Reuters | Published: 16 July 2018


Kwesé launches Scoop Network Africa channel

Kwesé TV will air Africa's newest entertainment channel Scoop Network Africa on 26th July 2018. Scoop Network's programme schedule will comprise of a mix of light entertainment magazines with movie, ...

By nextvafrica | Published: 05 July 2018


Mobile phone network operators slash data tariffs

MOBILE Network Operators (MNOs) have slashed mobile data tariffs from 12,5 cents to five cents per megabyte in compliance with a Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe directiv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 July 2018


Zim to expand broadband network investment

The government is targeting to expand investments in the broadband networks by ensuring that more fibre optic cables are laid to connect all towns and districts across the country.The plan is being ma...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2018


Vodacom ordered to withdraw 'best network' claim

THE Advertising Standards Authority's Advertising Industry Tribunal of South Africa has told Vodacom that it may no longer claim in marketing and advertising material that it has South Africa's best m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Zim business social networking site launched

Bulawayo businesswoman Andile Mpala has upped her entrepreneurship gripped by launching a website that seeks to link many startup entrepreneurs with funders.The website - Entrener is a global innovati...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018


TelOne equips staff on network modernization

TelOne is rallying all its staff to deliver top drawer service to its clients to complement the new network capabilities that have arisen from its network modernisation project. The company recently c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018


Econet launches Zimbabwe's first 'open network'

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has launched a multi-purpose web self-care service that will give its customers control of their line account profiles. The service will also allow customers to provision serv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018


Electrification of NRZ rail network set for 2nd phase

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) says electrification of its railway network will be implemented in the second phase of the rehabilitation programme.NRZ is set to implement a rehabilitation pro...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 March 2018


Are Mobile Network Operators shackling financial inclusion?

Financial inclusion is a key enabler of sustainable economic and social development. Initiatives by the United Nations and the World Bank Group continue to drive financial inclusion and it has become ...

By Thenjiwe Gumbi | Published: 23 February 2018


Mobile network operators directed to tackle money transfer hiccups

GOVERNMENT has directed mobile network operators to integrate services and facilitate interoperability of mobile money in line with the country's financial inclusion strategy.In view of the persistent...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 February 2018


Econet speaks on network disruption

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe, the country's largest telecom operator, has said the disruption of service it experienced Monday morning was due to issues arising from some of its billing nodes.A company sp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2018


CABS splashes on sprucing up branch network

FINANCIAL services provider, Central Africa Building Society (CABS), is set to splash millions of dollars sprucing up its branch network countrywide as it seeks to retain its refreshing appearance in ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 February 2018


AUC to launch single air transport network

The African Union Commission is set to launch the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Ethiopia next week, the first AU Agenda 2063 flagship project.The launch of SAATM comes nearly two deca...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 January 2018


Mobile money boost for network providers

MOBILE money services have emerged to be a key revenue contributor for the mobile network providers in Zimbabwe as more subscribers embrace the facility on the back of cash shortages, a report has sho...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 December 2017


Comesa seeks integrated regional transport network

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is in the process of setting up a modern railway technology known as the Futran System, an automated system that can take a payload of up to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017


Zimbabwe, Malaysia form business network

Local entrepreneurs have strengthened their business relations with their Malaysian counterparts by forming a business network which will benefit the two countries.Market linkages is considered one of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 July 2017


Econet to embark on major data network upgrade

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, which controls 98 percent of the Long Term Evolution data customer market share, has announced a major data network upgrade that will see the mobile network market leader ach...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2017


Graca Machel launches businesswomen network in Zim

Late South Africa's first black President Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel was in Zimbabwe last week to launch the Network of African Business Women (NABW).She said Zimbabwean women must participat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2015


Telecel seeking $200m for network expansion

Mobile network operator Telecel Zimbabwe is seeking $200 million to increase its third generation (3G) network coverage and grow subscriber base to 5,5 million by year end.Telecel is the second larges...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2014


Econet to introduce an entirely IP network

Econet Wireless is working expanding its 3G and 4G services to pave way for the introduction of an entirely Internet Protocol (IP) network which will enable the transmission of information between dev...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 June 2014


Telecel network coverage increase to 85%

TELECEL Zimbabwe network coverage has increased by 35 percentage points to 85 percent since Zimbabwe's economy was dollarised in 2009. According to Telecel, which has invested over $50 million into ne...

By Paul Nyakazeya | Published: 10 April 2014

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