Starting tomorrow, Thursday 17 June, Mozambicans with TMcel lines will no longer be able to call their counterparts who are on the Vodacom network. This is because Vodacom has decided that it will cut off TMcel over an unpaid debt of about US$9.6 million dollars. That bill represents unpaid interconnection fees that TMcel has not […]
State-owned telecommunications company TelOne announced in an SMS to clients that vandals have caused an outage of telephone/voice communications and internet services in Harare’s CBD: TelOne apologises for the disruption of our voice and internet service in Harare CBD due to network vandalism. We are working to restore service. TelOne Vandalism has been a perennial […]
Earlier this year the government ordered the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) to install a call monitoring system or Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS). The pretext or reason for this move was revenue assurance to keep mobile network operators (MNOs) honest. Now, as far as we know there is no reason for this because […]
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe yesterday announced a promotion that would see customers who bought airtime in USD get free/bonus data, call time and SMSes. This promotion was posted just before the government and RBZ announced the new forex regulations and penalties under Statutory Instrument 127 of 2021 (SI 127 of 2021). Under the new rules, a […]
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has announced that if you buy airtime in USD you will get bonus minutes, data and SMSes. The promotion is running at select Econet Shops nationwide meaning you have to go to an outlet in order to pay in USD. And here is what you’ll get if you buy airtime in USD: […]
Chinese smartphone giant Huawei this week launched the Seeds for the Future program. The week-long event is geared at developing local ICT talent with participation from Zimbabwe’s top universities. “We believe it is crucial that global leading companies like ourselves partner with universities in skills transfer. In this way, we hope that we will enable […]
Econet reigns supreme…
CICs keep coming…
They are getting very crafty…
POTRAZ’s traffic monitoring system has its merits but there are some grave concerns as well.
Why hire them in the first place?
Not a bad at all…
NetOne partial privitisation part…?
Taking notes from EcoCash Rewards and hopefully learning from its mistakes.
ITU WSIS Forum 2021
Mobile internet regined supreme in 2020.
Hopefully the peace lasts long enough to see Telecel back in a respectable position.
Why does Econet still have them up on its USSD?
Things are always launched in Zim but nothing comes of them…
Operating costs inclusive of foreign exchange losses are still a massive problem for the MNOs
a 13.1% increase from Q3 2020
This one has gone beyond the stipulated 12 rounds…