Latest Telecoms News about Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Telecel Cutting Hundreds of Contract Workers

  Zimbabwe's Telecel is cutting hundreds of jobs as part of a cost cutting measure. The job cuts are focused on contract workers, most of whom were working on the rollout of Telecash....

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Econet Wireless Secures $150 Million for Network Upgrades

  The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the closing of a US$150 million financing facility for Econet Wireless to enable the company fund its expansion programme....

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Zimbabwe Sets Revenue Target for LTE Spectrum Auction

  Zimbabwe's government is looking to auction off 4G licenses later this year, with the aim of raising at least US$173 million from the mobile networks....

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Zimbabwe's Telecel Starts Laying Own Fibre Backhaul Network

  Zimbabwe's Telecel has started deploying its own fibre cable to increase the capacity of its backhaul network....

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WhatsApp Accounts for a Quarter of Mobile Data Usage at Zimbabwean Network

  A Zimbabwean mobile network is reporting that WhatsApp usage now accounts for nearly a quarter of its entire mobile data traffic....

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Zimbabwe Allocates Spectrum for LTE Services

  The Zimbabwean mobile networks have been allocated LTE radio spectrum, the regulator, Potraz has announced....

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Zimbabwean Court Case Against Huawei Dropped

  A court case to hear allegations of corruption in how Huawei won a US$200 million contract from Zimbabwe's state-owned NetOne has been dropped....

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Zimbabwe's NetOne Sues Resller Over Unpaid Invoices

  Zimbabwe's NetOne is reported to be in a dispute over unpaid fees with one of its resellers that could be worth as much as US$8 million....

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Huawei Due Back in Zimbabwe Court Over Contract Allegations

  A corruption lawsuit involving the award of a US$200 million contract to Huawei by Zimbabwe's NetOne is due to resume on the 19th March....

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Telecel to Boost Coverage in Southern Zimbabwe

  Zimbabwe's Telecel says that it will focus on expanding its mobile network into the rural areas in the south of the country this year....

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