Tag: Techzim Podcast
In this podcast, we talk about some of the highlights of the Broadband Forum. We also discuss other topics that have been trending in Zimbabwean tech like the sale of Telecel, TelOne activating its mobile network operator licence, startup competitions like Muzinda Hub’s startup weekend and the latest on infrastructure sharing.
Here is the latest edition of the Techzim podcast. In this episode issues discussed include the dismissal of the POTRAZ board, the revenue Zimpapers is harvesting from digital media, Telecel’s fight for survival, a local startup called Africabookings that’s securing funding, Facebook in Africa and the implications of this as well as the Tonight with Zororo show launching on YouTube as opposed to the ZBC route.
This is the latest edition of the Techzim podcast. In this episode we touch on a variety of trending issues in tech like the new Powertel internet package, Esaja in Rwanda, innovation in Zimbabwe, DEMO Africa and the new DStv channel Zambezi Magic.
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.
What’s the latest on drones in Zimbabwe? What is up with ZRP and its Twitter account? Is $3 a fair amount for ZBC subscriptions? This is the latest Techzim podcast that has discussions on these topics and more from this week’s tech news.
The latest Techzim podcast with open discussions on trending issues in local technology. This episode covered the Econet Social Bundles misstep, Hotels.ng raising $1.2 million, DEMO Africa coming to Zimbabwe next month and free WiFi in Joburg and Harare.
A lot happened in local tech in the past week, particularly in broadband and telecoms. We discuss some of these issues in this episode of the podcast. Part of the discussion included the Telecel ownership issue, particularly the remarks shared by the Minister of ICT in Parliament regarding this issue, the ZOL WiFi Hotspots, the new […]
We are back with another edition of the Techzim podcast. This episode explores a lot of the hotly followed topics from local tech in the past week. Issues such as the shut down of Telecel Zimbabwe, the management shakeup at NetOne, insights from Comexposed, the acquisition of local startup Webdev and the new price of […]
Can any brand and any type of product grow with a digital-first approach? It’s a fair question now that more and more people are trying to work with lean budgets and relying on social media and digital promotion to do so. The answer to that is situational at best. No single brand building strategy has […]
What’s the latest on porn in Zimbabwe? Do we have the right legislation for social media? What is being done regarding a tech startup culture and are the right efforts being made by the right people, after all has been said? That’s just some of the content we went through in this week’s edition of […]
It’s been a while since we had the standard weekly podcast, something that was only remedied by a lot of other interviews and discussions that we shared over the past couple of weeks. Nevertheless, you can check out our latest banter on the hottest trending topics in local technology. In this episode, we talked about […]
Who is going to benefit from digitisation? It turns out a lot of people at various stages in the digital food chain actually. One of the key presentations from the Digital Future Conference was from Mr Gelfand Kausiyo, the project lead for the ZBC Digital Migration exercise. In this recording, which also captures some questions from […]
In this episode of the Techzim Podcast, we discussed the latest figures on mobile OS share, POTRAZ facts on local telecoms, the rise of Android, the new membership model for Hypercube Hub and the local social network called Wangu. What are your thoughts on these topics? Have you used Wangu? What are your thoughts on […]
Here is the latest edition of the Techzim Podcast that was a run through the different topics and trending issues in local technology for the past week. In this episode we discussed a wide range of topics that included the latest report from POTRAZ and some of its not so accurate figures, the e-learning language […]
We are back again with the latest Techzim podcast covering all the stories that were topical in the past week. Issues discussed in this podcast include the turnaround that TelOne is experiencing thanks to a focus on internet services, the continued dip in subscribers that Telecel has experienced for the three straight quarters, biNu’s return as a […]
We are glad to have made it into the new year and just two days into 2015 a lot has already started happening on the tech scene. Here’s the first weekly podcast for 2015 and in this episode we talk about the recent MNO tariff reductions effected by POTRAZ, the Buddie Bundles of Joy that […]
This is a special edition of the Techzim Podcast that marks the end of the year 2014. In this episode we review the successes and failures in tech and what stood out for us locally and internationally in the world of technology. Topics discussed include broadband advances for the year liker the rollout of fibre, gadgets […]
Here’s our latest edition of the Techzim Podcast. In this episode we discussed the return of Ecolife and whether or not it is going to move the market. We also looked at Zimpapers’ aggressive move into paid for online publishing and their new sports news platform as well as the FlyAfrica Zvirikuflaya media campaign on social media. Are […]
This is special edition of the podcast where we got feedback from Limbikani Makani who had the opportunity to attend the recently ended Africacom 2014. Limbikani shared his perspectives on the different tech entities that were present at the huge regional tech conference including the opportunities for networking and building relationships for anyone in the […]
In this episode of the Techzim Podcast we discussed the latest stats from POTRAZ on internet penetration, the Opera Mini Bundles from Econet Wireless and what they really mean for the average subscriber, as well as the African e-commerce deals of the week involving Kalahari and Takealot’s merger and the $40 million raised by Konga. […]
Here’ s this week’s edition of the Techzim Podcast. In this episode we touched on Powertel’s internet bundles, Africom’s $5 a week offering, Econet’s $1 a day promotion live test and Telecel’s Telecare insurance that was launched together with an Android app for telecash. If you are a Powertel subscriber how much of a disruption […]
In this podcast we spoke about NetOne’s application for a datacasting licence, Nettcash’s brand ambassador strategy, online ticketing platform Ezzytickets and Econet’s NFC card. What are your thoughts on the topics discussed here? Please share in the comments box below. Quick NetOne, Telecel, Africom, And Econet Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount: EcoCash number: […]
In this podcast we discussed the ZOL Startup Challenge meetup that was held on the 21st August 2014. We shared details about the turnout, experiences and general atmosphere of the event. We talked about the upcoming meetup set for Bulawayo. We also discussed how the startup challenge has impacted the tech ecosystem in Zimbabwe. Quick […]
In this edition of the Techzim podcast we discussed the 2014 ZOL Startup Challenge meet-up scheduled for the 21st of August. We also dug into WhatsApp Plus discussing whether it is worth all the fuss. Also discussed was how WhatsApp is being used to distribute movie trailers plus a discussion of e-commerce in Zimbabwe. Please feel […]
In this episode of the Techzim Podcast that recorded earlier this week we discussed In the power load-shedding by ZESA and how it affects startups, the new EcoCash Diaspora product they have partner WorldRemit to deliver, Mobile Money APIs, electronic payments in general, Paynow and finally the DSTV world cup blockage. Enjoy and lets discuss in the […]
A little over two months ago we wrote about Tech Lair, a Ted Talk like initiative were local tech guys and people from other fields converge monthly to discuss everything tech in Zimbabwe. The initiative founded and currently funded by IDPR Extreme has kicked off quite well and they will be hosting their third meetup […]
Welcome again to the latest Techzim Podcast. In this edition, the discussions were engaging as usual and to cap it all, we had a special guest, Tawanda Kembo, Muzinda-Umuzi’s Technical Director. We discussed the recently launched Telecel Go brand and reduced tariffs, our unboxing of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Heartbleed and Facebooks move to punish […]
Thanks for joining us for the latest Techzim podcast. In this edition, we zeroed in on the top stories that made it to Techzim.co.zw. We discussed the EcoCashLoans, the marvelous locally developed airtime vending machine, the mobiles OS stats, and the most visited local websites via Opera Mini. The viral Happy Harare video is also […]
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 […]
So we thought we’d do a podcast specially focused on the #GetSocial event. In this Techzim Podcast we provide more information, answer some questions about what to expect there, the content, the amazing line up of speakers, the powerful networking to expect! If you haven’t bought your ticket already, early bird is ending today, so […]