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These apps are especially designed to conserve data usage in a typical environment like Zimbabwe where the price Mobile data is rather steep.
Listen to that…..silence. It seems like besides launching a group savings product, EcoCash has been rather quiet lately. I say this not because I was a fan of the product blitzkrieg that its parent company Econet launched on its mobile money competition last year. Far from it. Some of those EcoCash related products weren’t inspiring, but […]
Sometime last year we wrote about the M-Ledger Android application that had been launched by Safaricom as an “accounting service” for the mobile money service M-Pesa. It was the product of a Kenyan startup that was working with the leading Kenyan mobile network. Noticing the relevance of such a service for Zimbabweans who use mobile money […]
I still think that one of the best things to come from EcoCash is their EcoCash app. Although launched for Android only, after a bit of controversy around a previous version from another developer, it makes transacting easier and faster. In the absence of USSD long codes and cards like the EcoCash Tap and Go […]
If you’re anything like us here at the office, we have a hard time trying to remember what code it is to top up airtime on each network, send a ‘call me back’, activate missed call alert, buy Facebook and/or WhatsApp bundles, etc. The mobile networks don’t make it any easier as on a weekly […]
A couple of months ago Econet Wireless launched an Android app for their EcoCash mobile money service. This release came in the heels of another local developer’s attempts at solving the tedious USSD based process that characterises the service. Sadly this solo effort was blocked before Econet introduced its own version of the application. Another […]
I am excited and disappointed at the news that EcoCash has finally released the EcoCash app. Excited because it was long overdue and this could be the much developer touted API. Much to my disappointed is the calibre of application they chose to release. The application is a simple UI onto which you capture all […]