A United States based mobile payments firm, Mozido, said yesterday it has acquired a majority stake in Zimbabwean firm NettCash, which also runs similar operations, as part of its expansion programme.
23 Jul 2015 15:04
Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.
17 Jul 2015 10:29
Fixed telecoms operator TelOne is set to partner NetOne in activating its mobile operating licence. The licence granted in 2011 gives the go ahead for TelOne to be the fourth mobile operator in the country...
13 Jul 2015 09:57
HARARE - Zimbabwe on Wednesday shut down the country's second largest mobile phone service provider, Telecel Zimbabwe, partly for breaching black empowerment laws, officials said...
30 Apr 2015 11:00
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015 15:25
Cabinet has set up a committee to begin the process to get Telecel Zimbabwe cease operations in line with a directive by the Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services...
12 Mar 2015 10:03
Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless has partnered with Ericsson to simplify and upgrade the existing 2G/3G/4G/LTE networks, future proofing it for the rapid mobile expansion in the country...
25 Nov 2014 08:19
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12
Zimbabwe's finance minister on Thursday announced a raft of tax hikes, including on mobile phones, in a bid to boost dwindling government revenue as economic growth stalls...
12 Sep 2014 12:26
Mobile Money Africa reports that, according to the latest figures released by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), the country's mobile transactions rose by 5.07% from $343,26m in March to...
1 Jul 2014 14:40
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
MTN Business‚ is set to open more data centres in key markets where it operates as it rolls out its cloud services and video-conferencing to more markets.
By Thabiso Mochiko 17 Mar 2014 07:39
Global telecommunications operator Telecel International has denied rumours that it is pulling out of Zimbabwe.
By Samuel Mungadze 18 Feb 2014 09:29
January 2014 saw an increase of 82% in the number of companies using EcoCash Payroll to pay their employees in Zimbabwe. This is reportedly due to the liquidity problems facing some banks.
3 Feb 2014 11:01
Zimbabwean mobile operator, Telecel, has confirmed that it will be launching a mobile money service this week, reports ITWeb Africa.
28 Jan 2014 12:49
Tawanda Karombo, writing on ITWeb Africa, says that Zimbabwe has started levying a tax of 5 cents on mobile money transactions
9 Jan 2014 12:57
TechZim reports that the use of Opera Mini in Zimbabwe has been increasing while the use of other mobile browsers have been declining over the past two months.
7 Nov 2013 12:09
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
IT Web Africa reports that Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless, will soon enable Zimbabweans living in South Africa who use its 'CALL HOME SIM' cards, to load money using their handsets, and send it 'instantly' to an Econet number in Zimbabwe.
29 Aug 2013 11:44
Zimbabwe on Thursday, 30 May 2013, raised by nearly 40% the licence fees for mobile telecommunication operators to $137.5 million from $100 million.
31 May 2013 10:53
Zimbabweans have taken to social media to express their disgust at politically-motivated violence by starting an online group called Blackout Thursday. Every Thursday, the Facebook group members blackout their picture profiles in an effort to promote peace.
18 Mar 2013 14:03