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Here Are Some Of The New Features On EcoCash

The infamous EcoCash upgrade which has been labelled by many as a downgrade due to the inconvenience caused by extended downtimes has been met with hostility because of its failure to work. We decided to scroll through the “new EcoCash” for ourselves and see if there are new features that have been added. The EcoCash […]

3 Local Apps Every Zimbawean Should Have

As you soon as you unbox your phone or get your phone from a Ximex guy, you are well-advised to download the following apps. Mobile money apps (EcoCash, Netone and Telecash App) Mobile money (particularly, EcoCash) is now the default money for a lot of average consumers in Zimbabwe. Having a mobile money wallet means […]

The EcoCash App Is Currently Down For Some Users

It seems there are some issues EcoCash app users are facing when trying to use their mobile money application. The error is basically making the app unusable and anyone opening the application is met instead by an error message locking them out of the application. Some users trying to open the application are being met […]

First impressions of the My Econet App

It’s not surprising that the leading provider of mobile broadband, Econet Wireless has launched its own self-care app. Called My Econet, this is meant to be Econet’s attempt at offering subscribers access to their accounts through a simplified gateway to a bouquet of services.

EcoCash related App, MobiLedger gets tweaked, now offers bill scheduling

MobiLedger the Android App that was introduced as an “accounting service” for EcoCash, has gone through some changes with a revamped User Interface and the introduction of a bill scheduling feature.

First impressions of the New EcoCash App: It’s much ado about nothing

Always refreshing to see a new product launch especially from a Company like Econet. There is not much to expect however from this new data App from EcoCash. It feels like just a channel change from USSD to Data.

As local languages are added to EcoCash, lets hope an update of its App is coming

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 […]

Econet reactivates USSD long codes, fixes and updates its EcoCash app

Just last month we were complaining about how Econet was dragging its feet in updating its EcoCash App which has been available on Android since March this year. The app had become ineffective because of the disabling of USSD long codes that run at the back of the app, powering every function selected.The good news is that […]

Telecel unveils Android mobile app

Earlier today at the launch of the Telecel Telesure Insurance product, the Telecel team unveiled a new telecash Android mobile app for their mobile money service, telecash. The application, which is available for download on the Google Play Store, gives telecash subscribers a faster and easier transaction option for the usual mobile money activities like […]

Latest Techzim Podcast: EcoCash app, eTech Africa Expo, Astro and Techwomen

Here is the latest Techzim podcast. Considering we had gone more that a week without getting in the “studio”, expect some jam packed discussion in this episode. We discussed the recently held eTech Africa Expo, the Econet official Android app, NetOne’s Mahala Weekends, Telecel’s got to Brazil & Econet’s promo for contract customers. We also discussed […]