Econet Zimbabwe Extends its 5G Network

Econet Zimbabwe has announced the extension of its 5G network to the southern region with a launch in Bulawayo.

In a recent announcement, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has disclosed that they have extended their national 5G network in the southern region as they launch their services in Bulawayo.

“We have always been pioneers in this market, in the area of technology and innovation, and the fact that we are the first to launch 5G in Zimbabwe is in line with that tradition.

Our launch of the service is a response to evolving customer needs, with so many of our customers already having 5G-compatible devices. We want to ensure they are not left behind by technology trends that are already in use in other countries.”

Edwin Banda, Chief Technology Officer, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe

“We also consider this is an opportunity to understand the technology characteristics in terms of propagation and other technical aspects of its performance that will enable us to plan better regarding where to deploy more base stations as we scale up the rollout.”

Edwin Banda, Chief Technology Officer, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe

“The global telecoms and technology supplier had a long working relationship with Econet that dates back to 2007, adding that the creation of a sustainable future through technology was something that ZTE cherishes.

ZTE was committed to creating many opportunities for businesses and consumers in this market through its partnership Econet.

To accomplish this, we always propose good solutions such as (we are witnessing) today, as we launch the super-fast 5G technology.”

Mr Eric Huang, CEO, ZTE

“We believe that change is the only constant, which is why we came up with the theme, Rethink, Reimagine, Reinvent. As ZITF we want to appreciate Econet for the support that they have given this platform and for coming up with innovative initiatives such as the 5G technology that has been launched today,” Dr Ndebele said.

Dr Nicholas Ndebele, Chief Executive Officer, ZITF

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