Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents

Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s largest telecommunications company, dominates African markets, where it has sold security tools that governments use for digital surveillance and censorship. RELATED...

Telecel Zimbabwe Employees Down Tools

Workers at Zimbabwe's third-largest mobile network operator Telecel Zimbabwe downed tools this week in protest over network inefficiency and poor resourcing within the beleaguered...

NetOne Board Chairman Resigns Including Two Other Board Members

NetOne Board Chairman Mr. James Mutizwa and 2 other board members have resigned with immediate effect. RELATED READING: ECONET, NETONE SIGN AN INFRASTRUCTURE SHARING PACT The...

Vodacom to launch 5G Services in South Africa in 2020

Vodacom Group expects to offer 5G mobile services to its South African customers this year by using a network being built by another African operator...

Vodacom Drives Digital Literacy in Africa

Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub said Vodacom was now ready to host all government curricula in the cloud, while at the same time driving...

Econet Intensifies Deployment of Tesla Batteries

Econet Wireless has intensified the deployment of hybrid batteries from Tesla as well as solar equipment to cover for revenue losses arising out of...

Econet Wireless Revenues Increase by 45% to Hit $1,25 billion

The country’s largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe says its revenues increased by 45% to $1,25 billion in the half-year of August 31,...

EcoCash Calls for Patience Amid Public Outcry

CASSAVA Smartech shut down its Ecocash services on Saturday and subsequently on Sunday to allow for some major upgrade to be done. The fintech...

Zim’ Business Suffers as EcoCash Still Down

Retailers and other business entities may have lost potential revenue running into hundreds of millions of dollars after Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile money platform, EcoCash,...

U.S. Grants Huawei Technologies Co Ltd New 90-day License Extension

The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as...

Three Cassava Smartech Directors Stepped down in Bid to Increase Transparency and Independence of...

Three directors of Cassava Smartech stepped down yesterday in a move expected to increase transparency and independence of the board. A unanimous shareholder vote approved...

POTRAZ Approves Mobile Tariffs Hike

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has approved an upward 95,39 percent voice, data and SMS tariff adjustment for both mobile...

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