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Friday, Nov 15th

Telecel Zim readies to rollout LTE

Telecel Zim readies to rollout LTE

State-owned company outlines strategy to deploy 4G technology country-wide.

Zimbabwe to have 100% 3G coverage in 2017

Zimbabwe to have 100% 3G coverage in 2017

The upgrade started in March this year and should be completed by the end of this calendar year.

Zimbabwe companies ready to exploit data expansion.

Zimbabwe companies ready to exploit data expansion

Industry regulator report confirms growth, expansion of LTE and impact of social media.

NetOne looks to 4G to push up subscriber numbers

NetOne looks to 4G to push up subscriber numbers

State-owned Zim operator initiates 3rd phase of capital expansion programme.

Zimbabwe, China clinch FTTH deal.

Zimbabwe, China clinch FTTH deal

Fibre-to-the-Home fibre optic project receives a boost after two countries cement a string of investment deals.

 Econet gets regulatory approvals for US$130mn rights offer

Econet gets regulatory approval for US$130m rights offer

Foreign currency shortages in Zimbabwe resulted in Econet opting for rights offer to be undertaken offshore.

Zimbabwe’s Econet expands LTE coverage.

Zimbabwe’s Econet expands LTE coverage

Telco mobilising resources to leverage data services.

New data fees 'floor' Zimbabwe subscribers

New data fees 'floor' Zimbabwe subscribers

Locals bemoan decision by regulator to increase tariffs on data and social media access bundles.

Fibre constraints stifle Zim's digital progress.

Fibre constraints stifle Zim's digital progress

Southern African country determined to meet June 2016 broadcast migration deadline despite setbacks.

Zimbabwe announces US$25-m fibre project.

Zimbabwe announces US$25-m fibre project

TelOne enters partnership with China's Wuhan FibreHome Technologies.

Satellite internet plugging Zim's infrastructure gap.

Satellite internet plugging Zim's infrastructure gap

TelOne pitches satellite as most viable solution for internet coverage into remote areas.