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Information Communication Technology  |  Zimbabwe Putting More Investment In ICT - Reports

As part of its efforts towards creating a digitally enabled economy, Zimbabwe will increase investment in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Decent ICT infrastructure improves production efficiencies across socio-economic sectors in line with global trends. The Zimbabwean government ...
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Broadcasting Services  |  Zimbabwe: Govt. Issues Six New TV Broadcast Licences

Zimbabwean authorities have announced the licensing of six new television broadcasting outfits. These new licences are designed to break the long-existing monopoly that has been accorded to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) since 1980 and is still the only national ...
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Zimbabwe: "SMART ZIM 2030" - The ICT Masterplan To Deliver Economic Boost

The government of Zimbabwe has announced that it is launching a new ICT masterplan that is designed to provide a needed boost to the country's economy with a target to make Zimbabwe a middle-income nation by 2030.   Dubbed SMART ...

Zimbabwe: Telcos Promos To Help Stem Drop In Subscriber Numbers

It is challenging, desperate times for telecommunications services providers in Zimbabwe who are scrambling at they experience a significant loss of subscribers and revenues due to the country's crippling economic conditions that have been exacerbated by the coronavirus lockdown measures. ...

Zimbabwe: "New TV Licenses Will Help Liberalise Our Broadcasting Airways" - Govt Minister

Zimbabwe's Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Ms Monica Mutsvanga has indicated that the government is ready to award six new television broadcasting licenses to help it achieve its goal of further liberalising the Zimbabwean broadcasting airways.   According ...

Zimbabwe: Econet Seeks Protection Against Govt's Ask For Subscribers Activities Info

Econet - Zimbabwe's largest mobile network operator - has gone to Court to seek and obtain an injunction that will protect it from the state police that wants to execute a warrant to search and seize information about its subscribers, ...

Zimbabwe Relaxes Lockdown Regulations For Telecommunications - Reports

The government of Zimbabwe has made some changes to the country’s initial lockdown regulations after declaring telecoms companies and their workers essential. The country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa had announced a two-week extension of the current movement restrictions to 3 May ...

COVID-19 In Africa: Zimbabwean Journalist Dies Of Coronavirus

The Zimbabwean broadcast journalist, Zororo Makamba (30), succumbed to coronavirus early this week, in Zimbabwe’s first Covid-19 death. Makamba had travelled to New York, USA on February 29 and returned to Zimbabwe on March 9 going via South Africa. He ...

Zim Telcos Eagerly Welcome Eskom Deal

Zimbabwe is finally seeing some major improvements in power supply after striking an electricity import deal with the South African power supply firm Eskom. Monica Mutsvangwa, Zimbabwe's Minister of Information, confirmed this following a cabinet meeting earlier this week. The ...

Zimbabwe's Minister Of Broadcasting Services Challenges Transmedia Board

Monica Mutsvangwa, Zimbabwe's Minister of Information, Publicity, and Broadcasting Services has announced that the newly-appointed Transmedia Corporation Private Limited board is mandated to provide guidance and leadership that will transform the organisation and ensure that good corporate governance is adhered ...

Zimbabwe's Down And Out Telcos Increase Data Bundle Tariffs

As more consumers push for data roll-over in Zimbabwe, the country's mobile communication service providers have increased data bundle tariffs in the midst of continued economic pressure. Econet, Telecel and NetOne have confirmed an increase in operational costs caused by, ...

ZimboTube Video-Sharing Website Rolled Out In Zimbabwe

A well-known Bulawayo based web-designer Donald Chabata, who is also known as Tyga Sparta, has developed a Zimbabwean video-sharing website called ZimboTube which is similar to the internationally popular YouTube, which has its headquarters in California. ZimboTube, like Youtube, allows ...