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Zimbabwe's Government has completed the acquisition of a 60 percent stake in Telecel Zimbabwe, the country's third largest mobile operator. The Government purchased the controlling stake from Global Telecom Holdings, a subsidiary of global telecoms firm Vimpelcom. Farai Mwakutuya reports.
In the interview, Makamure shares the position of his company on various topical issues of the time, including: - The fibre business - The infrastructure sharing - The operating environement - Until we get to a point where we appreciate the regulations, we don;t have an incentive to build infrastructure - The issue of a single gateway in Zimbabwe - The telecoms regulation in Zimbabwe - Fibre expansion - Video on Demand (Ipidi, Kwese TV) by the group For more visit http://www.techzim.co.zw
Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing region in terms of mobile subscriptions. But with many rural areas lacking basic telecoms infrastructure, there are ample opportunities for investment. The FT's Vanessa Kortekaas assesses the risks and rewards. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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EcoCash is the mobile money transfer service by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the largest telecoms operator in Zimbabwe. Over one million Zimbabweans were using the service within six months of the launch of EcoCash. The service transformed the way Zimbabweans send and receive the money, buy airtime, and transact over their mobile phones.
Orascom Telecom, an Egyptian based company with around 510 million subscribers across a number of countries, is at risk of losing its license in Zimbabwe, unless it abides by state regulations on ownership. It owns 60% of Telecel, the second largest of 3 mobile operators in the Southern African country. Yasser Hakim reports
I'm Alex Villarreal with the VOA Special English Technology Report, from http://voaspecialenglish.com | http://facebook.com/voalearningenglish A new Internet training center in Togo will give young people in that part of West Africa a chance to improve their job skills. The International Telecommunication Union and the computer-networking company Cisco Systems launched the center. A telecom company in Lome is also taking part in the effort. Robert Shaw of the ITU says students will learn the basics of what he calls the "real plumbing of the Internet."In January,five instructors completed two weeks of intensive training known as the Cisco Certified Networking Academy. They also learned how to train others. Robert Shaw says this kind of train-the-trainer program helps meet a growing deman...
Africa's Mobile telecommunication Industry has evolved over the years. Mobile phones have become one of the most valued possessions for many Africans. According to Tax and Advisory firm, KPMG, the continent presents a massive consumer market when compared with the slowdown in subscriber growth in the rest of the world, with at least 500 million potential mobile subscribers.
A leading international telecommunications company operating GSM networks in high growth markets in the Middle East, Africa & South Asia. The company operates GSM networks in Algeria "OTA", Pakistan "Mobilink", Egypt "Mobinil", Tunisia "Tunisiana", Bangladesh "Banglalink", Zimbabwe "Telecel Zimbabwe" & North Korea Koryolink. OTH had over 79 million subscribers as of September 2008 http://www.yellowpages.com.eg/profile/NDQ3Ng==/Orascom-Telecom.html