Articles tagged 'telone'

Rio Tinto sued over $144k phone bill 26 November 2018 HARARE - Telone (Private) Limited has dragged Rio Tinto Zimbabwe Limited to the High Court after the mining company reportedly failed to pay a $144 000 telephone and rent bill. According to court papers, Rio Tinto applied for telephone services for its Kadoma Eiffel Flats branch from TelOne. ...
TelOne seal PSL promotion 22 October 2018 TelOne...(1) 1 Tongogara...0 HARARE - Telone FC booked their place in the Castle Lager Premiership for next season with a controversial win over Tongogara in a Zifa Central Division One title-decider yesterday. Blessing Sibanda scored the solitary goal for the WiFi Boys 20 minutes into the...
Mobile money subscribers rise 9 October 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe's number of active mobile money subscribers increased by 12,6 percent to 5,6 million during the 2018 second quarter from 5,01 million due to cash shortages in the country, latest industry data show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) s...
TelOne launches new innovation 9 October 2018 HARARE – Fixed telephone operator, TelOne, last week launched a fully converged linear on-demand news and entertainment streaming service in partnership with South African on-demand specialist, Discover Digital. The new on-demand services will be bundled with TelOne broadband with customers ha...
Econet, TelOne comply with directive 7 September 2018 HARARE - The country's largest mobile cellular operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ), along with TelOne, have complied with a directive issued by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz). Potraz had written to industry operators directing them to comply with Section 3...
TelOne revenue surges to $117m 2 July 2018 HARARE - State-owned integrated telecommunications firm, TelOne, revenues increased to $117 million last year driven by growth in broadband income. According to the company's financial results for 2017, total revenues jumped by three percent from $14 million in 2016 despite a decline in voice ...
TelOne changes area codes 8 June 2018 HARARE - As the implementation of the $98 million National Broadband Project nears completion, TelOne is changing all the area codes and modifying telephone numbers countrywide. The area codes have been reduced from 195 to just 20 in line with the International Telecommunication Union regulati...
TelOne engages communities on vandalism 1 June 2018 HARARE - Integrated telecommunications company, TelOne, has embarked on an “Anti-vandalism” community outreach after vandalism had threatened an upgrade of Zimbabwe's main communication system and exchanges in the $98 million National Broadband Backbone project (NBB). On Monday, the company's ...
TelOne gets broadcasting licence 14 May 2018 HARARE - Government has awarded the State- owned telecoms firm TelOne a broadcasting licence, allowing the company to offer video on demand services. TelOne announced the news yesterday in one of the State-run newspapers. “Please note that TelOne (Pvt) Ltd has been awarded a Broadcasting Se...
TelOne launches new home broadband packages 9 December 2017 HARARE - Fixed telecommunications services operator, TelOne,  has unveiled new home broadband packages which are technology neutral and offer flexible packages from as low as $1 in response to the feedback and needs of the clients,. Being technology neutral means the new packages are applicabl...
Zim endures 5-hour Internet blackout 6 December 2017 HARARE – Internet users suffered nearly six hours of downtime yesterday after service providers suffered a major fibre outage. The country is estimated to have lost millions of United States dollars in revenue, as a result, since most of the communication is now being done through the Internet...
TelOne partners Huawei 4 December 2017 HARARE – State-Owned telecommunications company, TelOne, has partnered with a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, to provide training to engineering students. TelOne managing director Chipo Mtasa said the new partnership culminated as a result o...
City phone codes changed 25 September 2017 HARARE - Stare-run monopolistic fixed line operator, TelOne, yesterday announced new phone codes for cities across the country as part of a national broadband project aimed at ensuring customers get more from landlines. TelOne has set new area codes for Harare from 04 to new code 024 prefixing...
'15 parastatals face collapse' 27 June 2017 HARARE - The Auditor-General Midred Chiri (pictured)has warned about the ability of 15 State-owned enterprises to continue as a going concern. In her State Enterprises and Parastatals Report of 2016, the government auditor named Zesa Holdings (Zesa) and its subsidiaries; TelOne, Grain Marketin...
'Zim economic revival possible' 25 June 2017 HARARE - In this week's instalment of Women on Top — a new column that celebrates women in top positions — our deputy business editor Ndakaziva Majaka caught up with State fixed phone operator TelOne's managing director and seasoned manager, Chipo Mtasa. Mtasa attended Goromonzi High School be...
TelOne unveils Zim's first data centre 27 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's fixed telecommunications firm, TelOne, has unveiled the country's first world class data centre as part of strategies to diversify its business and increase revenue streams. The state-of-the-art data centre, which is a sub-project of the National Broadband (NBB) Project, is...
TelOne sets new area codes 24 March 2017 HARARE - State-run fixed line operator TelOne has set new area codes across the country as part of a national broadband project aimed at ensuring customers get more from landlines. The telecommunications operator said the new codes will be implemented in phases. “We are in the process of up...
TelOne rolls out $98m project 4 February 2017 HARARE - Fixed telecommunications company, TelOne, has begun the roll-out of the National Broadband (NBB) Project network under the $98 million China Exim Bank facility. The implementation of the network modernisation venture, which was granted a national project status, commenced late last ye...
'Mobile data revenue surpasses voice calls' 29 December 2016 HARARE - Mobile data brought wireless carriers more revenue than voice calls did for the last quarter, a milestone for the industry as faster network speeds are prompting Zimbabweans to consume, and pay for more data than ever. Mobile data service revenue reached $194 million in the third quar...
TelOne to spend $47m on fibre expansion 16 December 2016 HARARE - Fixed phone operator TelOne is set to spend $47,4 million next year on fibre optic network expansion along with an additional $26,8 million on value added services for customers, a Cabinet minister said. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa last week said the Chipo Mutasa-led company wa...
TelOne urges firms to protect the environment 10 October 2016 MUTARE - Fixed telephone service provider, TelOne, has challenged fellow corporates to show greater concern to their employees' welfare and environment. The company's managing director Chipo Mtasa told the businessdaily on the side lines of TelOne's two-day Wellness Fair which was launched aft...
TelOne seeks to partner Net*One 13 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's sole fixed telecommunications company, TelOne, is planning to partner mobile network operator, NetOne, as part of efforts to offer mobile platform services. TelOne, which has been unable to utilise its mobile telecommunications licence granted in 2011 due to financial const...
NetOne secures $290m China loan 12 September 2014 HARARE - State-owned wireless network operator NetOne has secured a $290 million loan from China. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said the funds would be invested in expanding the telecoms company's network coverage. NetOne is the smallest of Zimbabwe's three mobile network operators. ...
TelOne recovers $90m debts 18 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's sole landline network operator, TelOne, says it collected $90 million out of a targeted $300 million last year under its debt recovery programme. Prior and following the introduction of the multi-currency system — dominated by the United States dollar — four years ago, the ...
Risk worth taking 23 October 2013 HARARE - The decision by the sole fixed line telephone service provider Tel*One to write off  line rental charges accumulated since dollarisation in line with decisions taken by other utility providers such as Zesa comes as no relief to consumers. The majority of indebted landline consumers fe...