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

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet under fire over business deal

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company's interlectua...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet launches Zimbabwe's first 'open network'

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has launched a multi-purpose web self-care service that will give its customers control of their line account profiles. The service will also allow customers to provision serv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet shares up 24.2% in week of frenzied buying

Shares of Econet have shot 24,2 percent in a week of frenzied buying, spurred by expectations of strong full-year earnings. The stock soared to 86 cents on April 17 from 70 cents a week earlier. It ro...

By Econet | Published: 20 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet gets licence to generate solar energy

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) has been given a licence to generate power to meet the electricity and energy needs at its Willowvale premises in Harare. The Willowvale complex is a major hub for Ec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet slams greedy agents

Mobile telecommunication company Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has disowned agents who are charging punitive rates to the transacting public.A snap survey by The Herald in Mutare showed that some unscrupul...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet partners AU in Elevate Youth initiative

LEADING mobile network provider, Econet's youth empowerment programme, Elevate Club, in partnership with Africa University launched the Elevate Youth i5 Club at a ceremony held last week at the instit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet goes hi-tech in customer experience

Listed telecoms and tech giant, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ), has taken the lead in the use of artificial intelligence to manage its customer services support in a move set to significantly improve ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Econet to invest $250m in solar power systems

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe says it has begun the process to invest over $250 million into a solar power systems project amid indications the corporate has placed orders for nearly 20MW.The investment, E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet partners Shaw Academy

ECONET Wireless has partnered with a global online educator, Shaw Academy, to provide educational solutions that enhance quality, affordability and accessibility within Africa.In a statement, Econet r...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet takes lead in use of AI

Listed telecoms and tech giant Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ) has taken the lead in the use of AI (artificial intelligence) to manage its customer services support in a move set to significantly impr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet declares $50m dividend

TELECOMMUNICATIONS operator, Econet Wireless, has announced a dividend of $50 million for the nine months ended November 30, 2017."The company has declared a dividend of 0.93 cents per share for the t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet declares $50m dividend

Zimbabwe's largest telecommunication's company by subscriber and asset base, Econet Wireless, has declared a dividend of $50 million in the nine months to November 2017.This was after the group yester...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet creates 60 000 jobs

ZIMBABWE largest telecommunications company, Econet Wireless, says it has paid $1.3 billion to Government in taxes since 2009 and created over 60 000 jobs directly and indirectly in the economy throug...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 February 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet speaks on network disruption

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe, the country's largest telecom operator, has said the disruption of service it experienced Monday morning was due to issues arising from some of its billing nodes.A company sp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Strive Masiyiwa to return home?

Government has invited one of the country's richest but self-exiled businessman Strive Masiyiwa to come back home.He is expected home next month for the first time 18 years, in what could be the bigge...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 February 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet Wireless ventures into car insurance

LEADING telecommunications company, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has ventured into car insurance business to provide road traffic accident cover and comprehensive cover for vehicles.The firm said its insu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 January 2018
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