Posts by: L.S.M Kabweza

And The 2009 ICT Africa Best Stand Winner Is……

Zimbabwe Online (ZOL) scooped this year’s ICT Africa best stand prize beating close contenders Yo! Africa, Toshiba, The Ubuntu Team and WebDev! Before the announcement, almost everyone I spoke to...

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Ecoweb To Start Offering VSAT Services

I’m told in less than 24 hours Ecoweb will announce their new VSAT satellite Internet services. No Information yet on pricing but that shouldn’t be hard to get once they...

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The Zimbabwe Ubuntu Loco Team

The Ubuntu stand could have easily been nominated the most lively and most visited stand at the 2009 ICT Africa show. The “Freedom Toaster”, a Linux Installation media vending machine...

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The Government Internet Service Provider Misleading Its Visitors

Couldn’t wait to see what the Government Internet Service Provider (GISP) was about so at first opportunity I visited them at their 2009 ICT Africa stand . I was surprised...

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Telecel Launching 3G Shortly

A week ago we bemoaned the fact that with both NetOne and Telecel not on 3G, Econet subscribers wouldn’t enjoy video calling to friends on these networks. Well, not anymore....

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2009 ICT Africa: Day 2

Tomorrow we have a speech/presentation by the Minister of ICT, Nelson Chamisa and the ministry’s permanent secretary. Hopefully I can post a video or audio of it here. Will also...

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2009 ICT Africa: Day 1

See the full gallery on posterous Posted via email from Technology Zimbabwe

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POTRAZ Suspends New IAP Licensing Indefinitely

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has indefinitely suspended the issue of new Internet Access Provider (IAP) licenses from 01 September 2009. The press statement, released on...

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Some Facts About Econet’s 3G

Finally had a chance to talk to an Econet customer service person and here’s some clear information about the 3G service. Is 3G available in all areas with Econet coverage...

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2009 ICT Africa Exhibition

Arguably the biggest information technology-related public exhibition in the country, 2009 ICT Africa has come. I was there once and was exceedingly impressed by the number of ICT companies present,...

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3G Launch By Econet Very Unclear

A fortnight ago Econet launched the much hyped 3G on its network, marking quite a significant milestone in Zimbabwe’s communications advancement. Strangely enough, however, and much to the nation’s disappointment, the launch...

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