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Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Houlin Zhao, secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

U.N. Telecoms Chief Houlin Zhao Says Huawei Allegations Driven by Politics Not Evidence

U.S. security concerns about 5G mobile networks built by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei appear to be driven by politics and trade rather than any evidence, the head of...

MTN Rolls-out “World-First” WhatsApp Airtime Top-up Service

MTN Rolls-out “World-First” WhatsApp Airtime Top-up Service

WhatsApp is extremely popular in messaging app used in Africa and it is not surprise that we shall see several 3rd party services crop out around it. MTN has launched a...

TelOne, NetOne to be Privatised

TelOne, NetOne to be Privatised

Government has intensified efforts to partially privatise telecommunication companies Telone and NetOne and is offering the two entities to potential investors as a...

Foreign Partners Desert Telecom Firms Due to Inability to meet Payment Obligations in Foreign Currency.

Foreign Partners Desert Telecom Firms Due to Inability to meet Payment Obligations in Foreign Currency.

Zimbabwe’s telecommunications companies are being deserted by their foreign partners that service and upgrade their systems due to inability to meet payment...

Foreign Partners Desert Telecom Firms Due to Inability to meet Payment Obligations in Foreign Currency.

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) Record 36% Revenue Increase

Zimbabwe’s mobile network operators recorded a 36% increase in revenue to $1,1 billion in the full year to December 2018 despite a 25% increase in operating costs,...

TelOne Gears up For Privatisation

TelOne Gears up For Privatisation

TelOne says it has appointed a consultant who will advise the company on the restructuring of its staggering $380 million debt as it seeks to clean its books and attract...

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Chief Operating Officer (COO) Fayaz King
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Chief Operating Officer (COO) Fayaz King

Econet Nears $100K on donations from well-wishers and will match dollar-for-dollar on all contributions

Econet Wireless is almost near to reach $100K on donations from well-wishers and it pledges to match dollar-for-dollar on all contributions. Bravo!!! Will be updating...

Telecel Zimbabwe Woes Continue As It Faces Eviction

Telecel Zimbabwe Woes Continue As It Faces Eviction

Telecel Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd is set to be evicted from its two rented premises belonging to First Mutual Investment Company (Pvt) Ltd after accumulating rental arrears...

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter
MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter — We Are The Best Network in South Africa

MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter says that the group’s South African operation has ‘turned a corner’ with a strong set of results. On Thursday (7 March), MTN reported a...

MTN Set to Launch an Instant Messaging Service Akin to WeChat and WhatsApp

MTN Set to Launch an Instant Messaging Service Akin to WeChat and WhatsApp

MTN Group has announced it will launch an instant messaging (IM) service akin to China’s WeChat and Facebook’s WhatsApp as it seeks to expand revenue from digital...