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    Zim Govt. to buy Telecel Zimbabwe

    July 17, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zim Govt. to buy Telecel Zimbabwe

    According to a report via financialgazette.co.zw, the Zimbabwean government is set to buy the entire shareholding of Telecel Zimbabwe as it moves to increase its influence in the telecommunications sector. ICT, Postal and Courier Services minister Supa...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe communications and branding director Obert Mandimika (image: Telecel)

    Govt. orders Telecel to stop operating in Zimbabwe

    March 12, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Govt. orders Telecel to stop operating in Zimbabwe

    According to a report by zbc.co.zw, Government has directed mobile phone operator, Telecel Zimbabwe to stop operating within Zimbabwe. According to the report, the company has no license to operate and does not comply with the country’s laws. According to...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe communications and branding director Obert Mandimika (image: Telecel)

    Zimbabwe: ICT ministry cancels Telecel Licence

    February 24, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Zimbabwe: ICT ministry cancels Telecel Licence

    The Zimbabwean ICT ministry has effectively cancelled Telecel’s operating licence. The move by the official was due to the mobile operator’s alleged failure to settle its outstanding debt. The debt incurred, according to Nehan Radio, is currently...

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    Telecel introduces telecash gold card

    July 16, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecel introduces telecash gold card

    Telecel Zimbabwe has launched telecash gold card. The card is essentially a debit card that can be used to pay for goods and services at any ZimSwitch POS (Point of Sale) points across the country. The reveal was announced at a press conference at the...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced Telecash as a form of payment for Dstv (Image source: File)

    Telecel Zimbabwe moves into mobile money market

    January 30, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Telecel Zimbabwe moves into mobile money market

    Telecel Zimbabwe this week launched its mobile money transfer service, telecash, which allows subscribers to use mobile phones to send money to anyone on any network, pay bills and pay for groceries and other goods and services. Announcing the launch of...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced Telecash as a form of payment for Dstv (Image source: File)

    Telecel Zimbabwe announces SMS promotion

    November 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Telecel Zimbabwe announces SMS promotion

    Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced a new promotion that will allow pre-paid subscribers to purchase short message service (SMS) bundles that cut the cost of sending local text messages considerably. There are three bundles to choose from. A bundle of 25 text...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe communications and branding director Obert Mandimika (image: Telecel)

    Telecel urges registration of SIM cards

    August 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecel urges registration of SIM cards

    Telecel has urged all subscribers with unregistered SIM cards to have them registered by Friday this week to avoid being disconnected. “Any subscriber with an unregistered SIM card risks disconnection if he or she has not registered the line before August...

  • Zimbabwe’s Telecel sued for $340 000

    November 2, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabwe’s Telecel sued for $340 000

    Zimbabwean mobile service provider Telecel Zimbabwe is being sued by Trumbelt Computers for $340 000, following allegations that Telecel infringed upon Trumbelt’s copyright after a business deal went sour. Peterson Tengende, the chief executive, and...

  • Zim’s Telecel subscriber base reaches two million

    July 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Zim’s Telecel subscriber base reaches two million

    The number of active Telecel Zimbabwe subscribers has now topped two million, an increase of half-a-million since the end of December 2011 Telecel Zimbabwe chief commercial officer Ashraf Elguindy announced the milestone at Telecel’s Corporate Golf Day at...

  • New CEO for Telecel Zimbabwe

    July 3, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on New CEO for Telecel Zimbabwe

    Telecel Zimbabwe has announced the appointment of Francis Mawindi as the new chief executive of Telecel Zimbabwe with effect from 01 July 2012. He replaces Mr John Swaim, a member of the Telecel Zimbabwe board of directors, who has been managing the company...

  • Zimbabwe’s Telecel set to invest US$70 million

    February 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zimbabwe’s Telecel set to invest US$70 million

    Zimbabwe’s Telecel has announced a US$70 million investment in network expansion. John Swain, Telecel Zimbabwe Managing Director, also said its recent rebranding aligned them with Telecel affiliates such as Orascom Telecom Holdings. “We are planning,...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe launches emergency credit facility

    February 9, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecel Zimbabwe launches emergency credit facility

    Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced an emergency credit facility for active pre-paid customers, allowing you to run out of airtime and still use your phone. A Telecel spokesperson said the credit facility has come about due to consumer demand. This service falls...

  • Telecel Zimbabwe seeing red

    February 3, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecel Zimbabwe seeing red

    Telecel Zimbabwe has officially launched its rebranded image, changing its corporate colours to red and white, and simplifying its logo. This brings its visual branding in line with other Telecel affiliates in Africa. Telecel branches began displaying the...

  • NetOne attracts industry heavy-weights

    July 22, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on NetOne attracts industry heavy-weights

    Zimbabwe’s third largest cellular mobile network, NetOne, has attracted interest from six foreign investors, who wish to buy shares from the mobile network. NetOne Managing Director, Reward Kangai, said high profiled telecommunication giants such as MTN...

  • Telecel Zim to offer mobile data services

    May 13, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecel Zim to offer mobile data services

    Telecel Zimbabwe customers, with data capable handsets, will from today (May 13) be able to access data services as part of a new phase of Telecel’s data services preparatory pilot project. The latest phase is intended to enable Telecel to test its data...

  • Telecel MD gives evidence to parliamentary committee

    February 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecel MD gives evidence to parliamentary committee

    Last week, Aimable Mpore, Telecel Zimbabwe’s Managing Director, presented evidence before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Media, Information and Communication Technology. Mr Mpore highlighted changes in employee nationality and moves towards using...