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Hate them or love them! But these guys can not be ignored.  For years they have been saying much but that really did not move me, not until they disrupted the  price tag of internet access and remodeled how we access internet at homes and also at our offices. I have always said access to the internet is a human right, but without laid infrastructure and inhibitive prices, this becomes nothing but a wishful statement that can only be used in rhetoric. By Toneo T Rutsito @Toneo1st Liquid Telecom has laid more than 12 000km of fibre in Zimbabwe which…

After having spent almost a decade at what was once Zimbabwe’s most promising mobile network and fastest growing telecoms company of the yester years, Francis Chimanda has today left Telecel Zimbabwe. #MondayBlues can exclusively reveal the manager has spent his last day at work today, as he looks towards greener pastures else where in Zimbabwe, (name withheld) Francis Chimanda was the Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sponsorship Manager for 9 years at Telecel Zimbabwe. Unfortunately Telecel Zimbabwe has been loosing some critical Human Resources in the past 5 years owing mainly to shareholder squabbles before ,during and after the…

NetOne is currently hunting for a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), a post that is being held by Mr Darlington Gutu and Chief Information Officer (CIO), a post also currently held by Mr Rafael Mushanawani, #MondayBlues can exclusively reveal. Investigations by TechnoMag show the company internally advertised the two posts before publicly advertising a network consultant post yesterday while seeking urgent response by month end. Responding to the latest developments, the newly appointed NetOne CEO Mr Lazarus Muchenje confirmed that they have internally advertised the two posts, but this did not mean the incumbent had lost their positions. “The current contracts of…

Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe brought in their international giant partner, Microsoft to solidify their  cloud based service, signaling vote  of confidence  from the Azure Platform. Microsoft recently penned a deal with Liquid Telecom as their partner to virtualize their cloud based services, using  their local and international infrastructure running on their fibre back bone for seamless connectivity. Speaking during the dinner event, Liquid Telecom Zimbabwe Deputy Managing Director Mr Martin Mushambadope said their cloud based service was ideal for typical businesses who are serious on saving costs, while running on the certified platform. “The cloud based services will eliminate unnecessary infrastructure…

Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has taken its countrywide consumer awareness crusade to Mazowe West Constituency as they broaden their national outreach to empower consumers of their rights. Running under the banner Consumers are at the heart of POTRAZ, the exercise is aimed at enlightening data, postal and mobile network consumers of their elementary rights to avoid maltreatment by service providers. Speaking to TechnoMag on the sidelines of the consumer awareness campaign led by a team of brand ambassadors, The head consumer affairs, research & Policy,  George Manyaya said the program is reaping the desired results as…

Civil servants are in for a big treat with Econet Media’s Kwese TV giving them decoders for free.  Further, subscription prices have been dropped  prices to $20, 30. The price remains unchanged however for other buyers at $49. Notifying subscribers, Kwese said civil servants need to bring payslips, proof of residence and IDs. “Kwese decoders now FREE for Civil Servants! Watch over 77 channels for ONLY $20.30/ month. Visit any Econet shop with ID, payslip, proof of residence,”read the SMS. Kwese entered the Zimbabwe in October last year after a long wait by Zimbabweans. Within a short space of time…

MOBILE money service provider, Ecocash has revived the less than a $1 airtime purchase for Ecosure subscribers in a move that is meant to reward loyal Ecosure subscribers. Ecosure a funeral cover offers premiums from 50cents directly from a mobile phone through Ecocash “You can now buy airtime for less than $1 if you are registered on Ecosure! Dial *900#, enter Ecocash Pin, select buy airtime and follow steps” In October 2017, they had scraped all less than $1 airtime on Ecocash much to the disappointment of clients especially considering the cash crisis and at times the need o use…

African Telecommunication Union (ATU) and Huawei jointly released White Paper on Rural Coverage in Africa in Barcelona, Spain on the sidelines of the recently ended  Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. The white paper appeals to the stakeholders to improve African rural network coverage and gives conductive proposals. It is predicted that providing coverage for 0.4 billion uncovered population will benefit African society and ecosystem a lot. Connectivity has the potential to positively impact and transform rural people’s lives and bring benefits in a number of areas, including health, education, financial services, transport, energy, agriculture among others. As ATU indicates, rural…

The Postal Regulatory Authority Of Zimbabwe (Potraz), has breathed life into St Agnes Children’s Home, a Gokwe based child care facility run by the Anglican Church after donating basic goods and groceries.  Speaking on behalf of the Potraz Director General, Dr Calisto Machengete, the Potraz director of  corporate services  Mrs Avilla Dororosa Goba ,  said that the organisation makes it a mandate to save annually for the less privileged. “This initiative is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to cater for the less priveldged in our community, besides our regulatory mandate, we also take care of the less privileged to…

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