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Another NetOne price increase is on the horizon

State-owned mobile network operator NetOne put out a tweet saying that it would be reviewing (another way of saying prices are going up) out of bundle tariffs on the 26th of September 2021. The mobile network operator recently increased the price of mobile data and social media bundles. Public Notice! — NetOne Cellular (@NetOneCellular) […]

The price difference between in and out of bundle browsing

So, if you weren’t already aware mobile data is priced differently depending on whether you are browsing in or out of a bundle. These prices are set by the Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) and the authority today put out a statement on the matter. In-Bundle and Out-of-bundle browsing. The mechanics of […]

NetOne tariffs for voice, data and SMS have been reviewed

Earlier this week POTRAZ gave mobile network operators the go-ahead to review prices for their services. The reasoning behind the price change was to do with the old pricing structure focusing more on the US$ exchange rate instead of operational costs. NetOne has increased tariffs following Econet which announced a tariff adjustment on Friday (04/09/20). […]

NetOne Suspended CEO Remains Suspended Despite Winning Court Case Challenging Suspension

NetOne suspended Chief Executive has been informed by the NetOne board that he remains suspended despite the fact that he successfully challenged his suspension in court. Mr Muchenje’s lawyers were notified by the NetOne board on Thursday that the CEO who wished to resume his duties could not do so: We have this morning been […]

NetOne’s OneFusion & Dollar a Day survive promo suspension, offer some relief to subscribers

The good news,though, for NetOne subscribers at least, is that OneFusion and Dollar a Day, The two star services from NetOne haven’t been suspended.

Government seeks funding to expand NetOne’s services as it adapts to changes in telecoms

The Zimbabwean government is currently seeking funding to expand NetOne’s services lineup as the State ramps up its efforts to increase the viability of the telecoms operators that it owns.

Minister of ICT mentions how State owned operator NetOne lost telecoms race, calls out management for missed opportunites

Speaking at the recent Mobile Money & Digital Payments Conference the Minister of ICT, Supa Mandiwanzira touched on how State-owned mobile operator, NetOne had lost out on the telecoms race. He pointed out missed opportunities and a failure to respond to market dynamics.

NetOne records rise in revenue in first quarter of 2016

In the same review period NetOne registered $48, 5 million in revenue, which is an improvement from the $44.3 million registered in the first quarter of 2015. The positive performance could mark a rebound for the operator that recorded a $3 million loss in 2015 which was led by a $5.8 million loss in the first half of the year.

The NetOne OneFusion launch in pictures

Here are some pictures from the NetOne OneFusion launch held in Harare.