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Dog-eat-dog affair in telecoms

The mobile telecommunications market in Zimbabwe is turning into a battle ring for the gladiators where the weak might find it difficult to survive as industry players remove all the stops in order to increase their market share.

Econet loses 400 000 subscribers

Over 400 000 subscribers deserted Econet Wireless Zimbabwe between July and September last year, latest Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) statistics have indicated. Econet was the only one of a…

Potraz under fire

Consumers and business leaders have blasted the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) for unilaterally increasing the price of data and voice call services. The regulator last week announced the move to put…

Mixed views over Telecel acquisition

By Paul Nyakazeya Government’s completion of the acquisition of Global Telecom Holdings’ (GTH) entire shareholding in Telecel Zimbabwe for US$40 million has courted mixed reactions from critics. Under State ownership, some analysts said…

Econet subscribers hit 10m

Zimbabwe's largest mobile telecommunication firm by assets and investment, Econet, has grown its subscriber base to over 10 million, latest data show. Statistics released by the Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe…

‘Telecel takeover next month’

By Ndakaziva Majaka Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira on Monday said government expects to finalise the acquisition of Telecel Zimbabwe (Telecel) next month. This comes amid indications that Zimbabwe’s…

Telecel misses on $1bn Erickson deal

Zimbabwe's third largest telecommunication company, Telecel, has missed out on a $1 billion software deal between its parent company VimpelCom and Erickson. The deal encompasses a complete overhaul of VimpelCom’s information technology…