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Zimbabwe fixed phone operator and ISP TelOne has suspended data rollover for its broadband subscribers. One of its rivals, ZOL, also runs data roll-over which allows users to carry over their unused bandwidth into the next month. TelOne also offers ADSL internet connectivity options. “We wish to advise our valued clients of the suspension of...

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Zimbabwe’s state-owned fixed line telco TelOne has reported revenues of ZWL4.7 billion (USD13 million) for full year 2020, up from ZWL1.9 billion the year before, with the growth attributed to the increased demand for fixed broadband services during the COVID-19 pandemic. TechZim says that the firm registered an inflation-adjusted operating profit of ZWL532 million, with EBITDA up 2%...

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Government ministries and parastatals owe TelOne a total $680 million in unpaid telephone bills, severely choking the company’s financial standing. An update released soon after the government-owned company’s 7th annual general meeting (AGM) revealed the huge debt was affecting the smooth flow of its operations. “Government continues to top the debtors list owing $575 million...

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TelOne Zimbabwe has deployed Tejas’ 100G/100G+ coherent DWDM solution for its network expansion. This partnership is expected to see the high-speed transmission of multiple 100G lambdas while meeting the stringent performance and reliability requirements in a cost-effective manner. CEO and MD of Tejas Networks, Sanjay Nayak says “We are delighted that TelOne has deployed our latest...

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The government of Zimbabwe owes state-owned fixed line telco TelOne ZWL945 million (USD2.61 million) which the operator claims has constrained its cash flow and operations to the extent that it is ‘facing difficulty in setting its key service providers and statutory obligations’. A report from 263 Chat says that the government debt accounted for around...

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TelOne Zimbabwe has signed a multi-year agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband to the Southern African country. TelOne is a state-owned telecommunications company. The master service agreement will use the service of Eutelsat’s satellite broadband division, Konnect Africa, to bring connectivity to households and businesses located in remote and rural locations starting from...

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Vandalism and theft of copper cables have hit TelOne’s operations, resulting in the firm losing over $50 million in revenue since the beginning of the year, an official has said. In an interview with The Herald Finance and Business recently after handing over 1 000 fruit tree seedlings to Marondera Prison Farm for the national...

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Zimbabwe’s state-owned fixed telecommunications operator TelOne has launched an online e-learning platform, Impact Learning, expected to add value to its existing Centre for Learning. Impact Learning has been in the works for years, but COVID-19 and the increased use of online education platforms has expedited the process. TelOne managing director, Chipo Mtasa said: “The Coronavirus...

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Zimbabwe’s state-owned fixed line incumbent TelOne has commissioned a new fibre-optic link between Makuti and Chirundu in the north of the country. The new cable was deployed at a cost of USD1.5 million, New Zimbabwe reports, improving both national connectivity and cross-border links to neighbouring Zambia. ICT, Posts and Courier Services minister, Jenfan Muswere, said: ‘This...