Zimbabwe readies for 5G networks

Zimbabwe is looking to identify and allocate additional spectrum for mobile services in order to avail spectrum for 5G networks.5G networks ar

Econet dismisses system upgrade rumors

Econet Zimbabwe has dismissed rumors circulating on social media platforms with regards to the shutting down of internet services.In a stateme

Vodacom wants to turn off 2G in South Africa

A lack of spectrum available to South African mobile networks forces them to optimise and "re-farm" their existing resources to improve their offering

POTRAZ adopts CPI-linked costing structure

Telecommunications regulating body POTRAZ yesterday abandoned the Long Run Incremental Cost (LRIC) tariff model in favour of a CPI-linked costing stru

Potraz approves 182% voice tariff spike

Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has approved an adjustment in voice tariffs for mobile network operators in a

NetOne data, SMS tariffs to go up

NETONE data and SMS tariffs are set to go up today after the mobile network operator (MNO) advised its customers that it will be adjusting tariffs.

NetOne hikes, daily, night bundle and all data products

NetOne with effect today midnight will sharply increase their data offering by 300%.The SMS service has also seen a pri

Zimbabwe's electricity problems spark thefts in SA

POLICE in South Africa have arrested two Zimbabwe-bound suspects aged 30 and 40 found in possession of eight stolen solar energy back-up batteries for

Econet apologises to customers

DIVERSIFIED telecommunications giant, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, has discontinued its media offering Kwese TV service and apologised to customers.

Migration to solar costs Econet US$60m

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe says it requires more than US$60 million to upgrade its equipment and convert all its sites to solar power. The move

Fungisai partners Buddie Beatz

AWARD-WINNING gospel musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave is pleased to have clinched a partnership deal with Econet Wireless Zimbabwe's music stre

Zimbabwe mobile network providers feeling the pinch

The challenges facing Zimbabwe's mobile network providers came into sharp focus last weekend as Econet subscribers experienced a day-long blackout. Ea

No quick fix to mobile networks power outages

While we may have experienced the worst downtime ever from Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, analysts within the sector have told TechnoMag that their worst f

'Power cuts escalate telecoms costs'

THE crippling power outages being experienced across the country have escalated operational costs and compromised the quality of service delivery in t

UK delays Huawei 5G decision

The U.K. government postponed making a decision about Huawei Technologies Co.'s involvement in the country's fifth-generation mobile networks, citing

Econet fires warning shot

Econet Wireless has warned that they might be forced to switch off the network during electricity downtime if the situation persists. Econet was speak

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