Econet Enlists ZTE and Ericsson In $200m Deal To Expand Network

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Econet is set to increase its subscriber base from the current 3 million to about 5 million following agreements worth over $170 million with the Swedish Ericsson and ZTE of China

The only operator in Zimbabwe with GPRS and EDGE enabled on its base stations, the expansion will propel Econet even further ahead of its competitors, the government owned NetOne and Telecel.

This deal will also see 3G expanded to other major cities and tourist resort areas. Currently subscribers can only enjoy 3G in the greater Harare CBD.

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