How Many Internet Providers are there in Zimbabwe?

How many internet providers are there in Zimbabwe?  According to the ZISPA (Zimbabwe Internet Service Provider Association) website, there are 28 ISPs in Zimbabwe. The website is updated once in a while so this number may be a little different. However, we can safely...

Are TelOne and NetOne the same?

Are TelOne and NetOne the same? In 1890 the British South Africa Company (BSAC) set up the post and telecommunications. It was an independent company that operated under the Ministry of Post and telecommunications. When Zimbabwe got independence in 1980, a new...

When were cell phones introduced in Zimbabwe?

When were cell phones introduced in Zimbabwe? Cell Phones were introduced in Zimbabwe in 1997.  NetOne was the first mobile network in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s second mobile network was Econet and lastly, it was Telecel.  NetOne is 100% government-owned while Econet is a...

Which is the fastest network in Zimbabwe?

Which is the fastest network in Zimbabwe? In a study carried out in Zimbabwe, Econet was found to be the fastest network in Zimbabwe compared to all the other Mobile Network operators, NetOne and Telecel.   This study was done using SpeedChecker. Econet’s speed peaked...

Do You Know Who owns NetOne Zimbabwe?

Who owns NetOne Zimbabwe? NetOne is a company that is 100% owned by the government of Zimbabwe. NetOne was formed as a subsidiary of the Post and Telecommunication Corporation (PTC) in 1996. During that period the PTC unbundled into three companies with NetOne dealing...

Do You Know Who owns Telco Zimbabwe?

Who owns Telco Zimbabwe? Telco is a subsidiary of Telecontract Holdings. The company started off as a subcontractor of Zimbabwe’s only telecommunications company at the time. That was the Post and Telecommunications Corporation otherwise known as PTC.  The company was...