The question might sound strange because EcoCash is pretty an institution when it comes to payments in Zimbabwe. However, when it comes to issues like the cost of transactions, OneMoney and Telecash are far more reasonable than EcoCash.
Furthermore, interoperability ushering in a new age in Zimbabwe. We thought that the public would dabble with the other mobile money operators. However, from POTRAZ’s reports, it looks like OneMoney (we will say nothing of Telecash) is not gaining ground on EcoCash as fast as we thought.
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Maybe that’s because many are now transacting out of their bank accounts to go around the ZWL$35 000 a week limit. Or that people are just content with EcoCash as a service and prefer the devil they know…
This among many other things is something that we thought we should have a conversation about to gauge our stance on this new era of payments in Zimbabwe. You can play or download the podcast with the link below:
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