ICT grows 70 pct on higher investments – official

HARARE, May 8 (The Source) – The information and communication technology (ICT) sector has potential to drive Zimbabwe’s economic recovery after growing by 70 percent since 2009 on increased bandwidth investments by telecoms companies, an industry official said on Thursday. Computer Society of Zimbabwe’s Wellington… Read More

TelOne Q1 revenue up 8pct year-on-year

HARARE, April 3 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s sole fixed line operator TelOne’s revenue for the first quarter ending March was up eight percent compared to the same period last year despite a slowdown in business triggered by the liquidity crunch, the managing director said on… Read More

Zimbabwe mobile penetration hits 104 percent

HARARE, January 9 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s mobile phone penetration has gone over 100 percent, with 13.5 million active subscribers being registered by the close of 2013, Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) data showed on Thursday. Zimbabwe’s total population is 13.06 million,… Read More

Microsoft launches new software in Zimbabwe

Harare, September 23 (The Source) – Software giant Microsoft on Monday launched its next generation cloud-based service in Zimbabwe that will enable businesses to store and access data swiftly on its international servers. The Office 365 incorporates Microsoft Office, advanced email, collaboration services such as… Read More

Online trading platform launches

By Alfonce Mbizwo, HARARE, August 8 (The Source) – A local ICT start-up on Thursday launched an online platform to connect businesses across the African continent and unlock investment opportunities. Esaja.com aims to bring small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and large businesses on the… Read More