Latest Telecoms News about Zimbabwe

Ericsson and Econet Wireless sign five-year network upgrade contract

  Ericsson has been selected as the sole supplier by Zimbabwe's largest provider of telecommunications services, Econet Wireless, for the company's Core network upgrade program....

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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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