TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet declares $20 million dividend

TELECOMMUNICATIONS provider Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has declared a dividend of 0.772c per share amounting to $20 million for the quarter ended May 31, 2018.The shares will trade cum-dividend till Jul...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

POLITICS

Zanu-PF, Econet dragged to court

A Masvingo lawyer has taken the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), Zanu PF and its Gutu West candidate John Paradza as well as mobile telecommunications services provider Econet Wireless to court af...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet takes stock of investments

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has channeled over $3,2 billion in sourcing goods and services from local industries including small to medium enterprises over the past 20 years.Group chief executive officer...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet strengthening industry lead

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz)'s 2018 first quarter (Q1) sector report shows Econet Wireless maintained its customer and revenue market share lead on the b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet steps up Kwese iflix roll out

Econet Wireless has literally thrown all men forward and mounted an all-out attack on the market to ensure it wins an early victory in the video-on-demand game with Kwese iflix.Last Friday the company...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet secures an insurance licence

The Insurance and Pensions Commission (Ipec) has granted Econet's request to register an insurance firm, Econet Insurance Limited, fulfilling the company's long-standing ambition of becoming an integr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet payroll moved to Ecocash

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has started paying its staff through EcoCash in what the telecommunications giant says is to spare its employees from the hassle of spending time in bank queues.In a statement...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet unveils EcoCash business wallet

Econet's mobile money service Ecocash, has unveiled the Ecocash Business Wallet to cater for both formal and informal businesses, becoming the first in Africa to have an enterprise transaction service...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet blocks EcoCash lines

Econet Wireless has reportedly blocked agent lines for some of its clients over alleged hoarding and selling of cash. Affected Econet agents who spoke to The Herald in Kwekwe and Gweru said they were ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet completes HQ solar installation

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ), the country's largest telecom and technology company, has completed the installation of a solar power system at its head office in Msasa, Harare.The 99.9KW solar system...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet reports $831m topline revenue

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has reported impressive $831,6 million top line revenue for the full year ended 28 February 2018, a 34 percent increase from the $621,7 million reported in the prior year.Buoy...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet in $50m debenture poser

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe is desperate to find a quick solution to circumvent regulatory challenges which have hampered plans to list $50 million debentures on an external securities exchange to protec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet after tax profit rise 265%

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited posted an impressive set of full year financial results for the year to February 28, 2018, with after tax profit vaulting 265 percent to $132 million, driven by the fi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet named in Top 100 best brands in Africa

Brand Africa in association with the JSE, announced the Top 100 best brands in Africa on their 6th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands at the JSE in Johannesburg and Econet made the most spe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet welcomes Mnangagwa's approach

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe said it welcomes the approach ushered in by the President Emmerson Mnangagwa government to focus on driving investment in the economy as an enabler to economic growth and job ...

By Ngoni Shenjere | Published: 30 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV launch twin apps

The Econet Group is rolling out some exciting entertainment products and packages. Today, Kwese TV launched Kwese Play TV app and Kwese iFlix app, to cement its presence on the broadcasting space ahea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018

OPINION

Not the Econet way...

Econet is by far the leading mobile network provider in Zimbabwe and stand their ground even outside the borders. I hear they have over five million local subscribers in Zimbabwe.EcoCash is widely use...

By Nkululeko Nkala | Published: 18 May 2018

ZIMBABWE

Foreigners hunt OM, Econet shares on ZSE

FOREIGN investors were net buyers of $7,8 million worth of shares on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) in April with particular interest in Old Mutual (OM) and Econet stocks.According to figures from ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet bags global, national awards

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has demonstrated its stellar organisational capabilities by bagging top global and national awards for outstanding human capital development.The company was recently awarded t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet hails broadcast license in Zimbabwe

Econet Media has received Zimbabwe government permission to broadcast television and video content in its home nation via its Kwesé TV division.The new licence covers video-on-demand, web casting and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet gets broadcasting licence

GOVERNMENT has awarded Econet Media a broadcasting licence allowing the giant telecoms firm to offer web casting, content distribution and video on demand services."Take notice that Econet media has b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet scoops top honours at ZITF 2018

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country's largest telecommunications, media and technology company, yesterday won the award for the best overall stand at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

We're clean on disappearing data, says Econet

ECONET Wireless yesterday maintained that its subscribers are not facing disappearing data problems on their network and advised clients experiencing the challenges to contact the company.In a stateme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet and the mystery of disappearing data

REPORTS have emerged of increased disappearing data from Econet Wireless's mobile subscribers on the telecom company's daily and weekly data packages, which the company blames on subscribers' mobile p...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet rewards brand ambassadors in Mat'land

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe has taken its channel engagement drive to the country's southern region where it hosted an event to reward its top-performing brand ambassadors in Matabeleland provinces.Yeste...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2018
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