Tag: Dr Shingi Munyeza
According to sources close to the mobile operator, the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for NetOne is set to be taken up by Francis Mawindi, the former CEO of Telecel Zimbabwe. As the COO, Mawindi will be in charge of daily operations while reporting to the NetOne Chief Executive Officer.
Zimbabwe has just lost three networks that have been peculiarly silent after having made a lot of noise about disrupting the telecoms space at their launch, proving that telecoms is not for the quick or the loud.
Here’s our weekly podcast which touched on the latest to happen in tech in the past week like the 2 Zimbabwean techies on Forbes Africa’s list, the new mobile operator that a local consortium wants to set up and EcoCash Diaspora in South Africa.
A group of local investors that include former Telecel Zimbabwe CEO Francis Mawindi and former African Sun CEO, Dr Shingi Munyeza is set to launch a 4G/LTE network by the end of the year. This is meant to provide competition to existing players like Econet, NetOne and Telecel, while also entering the Pay TV services arena.