• Science & Tech

    ZW$8 billion to improve ICT infrastructure in 2021

    FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube announced that the government has allocated USD 89 million to the ICT sector for next year, with infrastructure improvement a priority. “A total of ZWL$8 billion (US$89 million) will be invested in the sector during 2021, mainly targeting rollout of optic fibre network, digital television services and access to online public services by citizens,” said Ncube…

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  • Business Briefs

    Telecom tariffs set to go up

    TELECOMMUNICATIONS companies are likely to increase their tariffs soon to meet rising operating costs following the recent price increases by the national power utility Zesa, industry sources have said. Zimbabwe’s mobile network operators – Econet, NetOne and Telecel – last reviewed their tariffs in September, but electricity prices have more than doubled in the last two months, thus pushing up…

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  • Companies

    Telecel loses over 100,000 subscribers

    Mobile network operator Telecel  recored a decline in the number of active subscriptions, losing 100 321 subscribers in the second quarter of 2020, Potraz report has revealed  The decline is quite becoming a trend since the mobile service provider lost again over 100k subscribers in the first quarter of 2020. Telecel’s Q2 loss in subscribers is  being attributed to the deteriorating economy as well as the  COVID-19…

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