Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates

Local web hosting company offering SMEAZ members free domain for first year, hosting for $1 per month

Is your company a member of the SME Association of Zimbabwe (SMEAZ)? Yes? If you have been trying to improve your online presence there is a sweet deal you are not going to want to miss out on. A local company, Pnrhost is running a promotion to help SMEAZ members get with the times. They […]

Liquid offering unlimited domestic voice calls for a flat fee via OneVoice for Operator Connect

It was late in 2021 when Liquid Intelligent Technologies launched OneVoice for Operator Connect. Liquid is Microsoft’s only distributor for that product in Africa and launched in six markets to start with, Zimbabwe being one of those. OneVoice for Operator Connect integrates traditional telephony calling within the Microsoft Teams ecosystem. With Teams becoming an indispensable […]

NetOne joins the club, raises voice, data and SMS prices but still very cheap

We knew this was coming, Econet raised their tariffs on Wednesday and NetOne will be doing the same. The regulator, POTRAZ, approved of these price hikes and I’ll stand by it, this was long overdue. NetOne’s new, higher prices, will be be in effect on Friday the 15th of July. Here’s what you will be […]

If Google can forget to pay for, you should be deliberate about domain name renewal

Ever felt like a dud for forgetting something important, like a loved one’s birthday? Don’t feel bad about that now, turns out even multinational companies like Google with thousands of employees do forget as well. So, next time someone gives you a hard time about your forgetfulness, tell them even Google forgot to renew their […]

Emerging Ideas Pitch Night is back. Meet fellow entrepreneurs and support, advise and team up

Do you love business and the sharing of ideas? Fancy yourself a businessperson/entrepreneur and would like to exchange notes with other like-minded individuals? If you can be in Bulawayo on Friday the 22nd of July, there is an event you will not want to miss. There will be an Emerging Ideas Pitch Night on Friday […]

Liquid Home’s new internet prices

Just like clockwork Liquid Home has sent an email to its valued clients announcing that it will be reviewing its prices on the 14th of July. Dear Valued Customer, This email serves to notify you of a price adjustment on our products and services effective 14 July 2022 in accordance with Postal & Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of […]

Hey diaspora, you can now send airtime to Zim via Techzim – check it out

Little things make a huge difference sometimes. Us (the foolish ones) who stayed in Zimbabwe when others left, we know this to be truth. A ten dollar note sent by a relative in the diaspora can mean salvation from several days of going to bed on an empty tummy. Those in the diaspora understand this […]

Econet voice, data and SMS bundles going up, now it’s 43 minutes for the price of a loaf of bread

You know the drill by now. Inflation is somehow still getting worse and the ZW$ is crashing even faster. That means companies have to constantly adjust their prices otherwise they won’t be able to break even. Econet is doing just that on Wednesday. Econet Wireless announced via their social media accounts that voice, data and […]

TelOne increasing prices for ZW$ data bundles

TelOne has announced that it will be increasing prices for its data ZW$ bundles as of 11 July 2022. It is worth noting that TelOne does not increase its prices too frequently but when they do it’s a heavy jump from the previous ones. Let’s look at the data prices. Data prices: Old vs New […]

Videos & messages of gold coins in circulation are FAKE says RBZ

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) took to Twitter this morning to dismiss videos and messages circulating on social media saying that gold coins are available and are in circulation. Videos and messages circulating on social media purporting or giving out that gold coins are available for sale and that some people already have them […]