Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates


Econet & NetOne HAVE NOT partnered on a promotion, its a scam

They are getting very crafty…

Govt wants to monitor your phone calls & internet visits, you should be worried

POTRAZ’s traffic monitoring system has its merits but there are some grave concerns as well.

TelOne laying off 423 employees with only Grade 7 & ZJC certificates

Why hire them in the first place?

Telecel looking to close the gap to Econet & NetOne with rewards promotion

Taking notes from EcoCash Rewards and hopefully learning from its mistakes.

Mobile data usage increased by 36.5% in 2020 – POTRAZ

Mobile internet regined supreme in 2020.

Telecel shareholder drama eases as MNO looks for cash to fund expansion

Hopefully the peace lasts long enough to see Telecel back in a respectable position.

Do buy Econet’s eLearning bundles

Why does Econet still have them up on its USSD?

SA is switching off analogue TV signals, while Zim’s digitisation program is in the doldrums

Things are always launched in Zim but nothing comes of them…

Econet, NetOne & Telecel combined revenue up by 37.5% in Q4 2020

Operating costs inclusive of foreign exchange losses are still a massive problem for the MNOs

Mobile data consumption smashed past 16 000 Terabytes in Q4 2020

a 13.1% increase from Q3 2020

NetOne responds to Lazarus Muchenje being reinstated as CEO

This one has gone beyond the stipulated 12 rounds…

Lazarus Muchenje back as NetOne CEO (do not adjust your set)

This guy’s respawn rate is ridiculous.

Telecel workers pushing for corporate rescue to save the MNO

Things ain’t looking too good for Telecel.

15 base stations to be constructed in rural areas – POTRAZ

fingers crossed these base stations are operational in the not too distant future.

Econet voice, SMS & data bundle prices – March 2021

And the trio is complete.

Econet’s website appears to be down

Econet’s website is feeling so good.

POTRAZ measures to facilitate e-learning for rural & underserved communities

The Postal and Telecommunications Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has given a progress report on old e-learning initiatives as well as new ones set for this year

New NetOne data bundle prices – March 2021

New additions to NetOne’s data bundle catalogue.