Tech – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Tue, 21 May 2019 11:23:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png Tech – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Zhombe Finally Sees Light As POTRAZ Intensify Rural Connections https://www.263chat.com/zhombe-finally-sees-light-as-potraz-intensify-rural-connections/ https://www.263chat.com/zhombe-finally-sees-light-as-potraz-intensify-rural-connections/#respond Mon, 06 May 2019 09:33:55 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48058

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has brought hope and put smiles to the faces of people in and around Zhombe who have been lagging behind of the ever ticking technological development clock by setting up a base station in addition to the toll free centres where people can access internet connectivity. […]

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TelOne Partners Zollywood In New DEOD Local Catalogue https://www.263chat.com/telone-partners-zollywood-in-new-deod-local-catalogue/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:08:35 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=46910

Local telecommunications service provider, TelOne has announced its first local content catalogue on the Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD) streaming platform to give an even better experience to the 20 000 subscribers since its launch in October last year. The local content that includes comedy-drama, Sabhuku Vharazipi, award-winning Neria among other latest releases by local aggregator and distributor, Zollywood, like The […]

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POTRAZ Urges Distressed Citizens To Use Toll Free Services https://www.263chat.com/potraz-urges-distressed-citizens-to-use-toll-free-services/ Sat, 23 Mar 2019 15:10:49 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=46093

Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has urged people in distressing situations to make use of toll free services to reach out for ambulance or police support. Addressing Silobela villagers where the telecommunications regulatory body recently held a consumer awareness campaign, POTRAZ public relations manager, George Manyaya said the toll free service would […]

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Zim Entrepreneur Launches New Construction App https://www.263chat.com/zim-entrepreneur-launches-new-construction-app/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:12:54 +0000 http://www.263chat.com/?p=43902 www.263chat.com

A Zimbabwean Entrepreneur, Terence Johane will next week launch a mobile application which will bring together all stakeholders in the construction industry for ease of doing business. In an interview with 263Chat, Johane who is an MBA student and a former employee in the construction industry said the application called ConHub will be a one […]

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POTRAZ Commemorates World Consumer Rights Day https://www.263chat.com/potraz-commemorates-world-consumer-rights-day/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:00:32 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45603

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has today commemorated the World Consumer Rights Day at Harare Gardens with the telecoms regulatory body saying they will not allow mobile network operators to wantonly increases tariffs without consideration. Speaking during the celebrations, POTRAZ Director Economic Tariffs and Competition Hilda Mutseyekwa said “As the regulator, […]

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Liquid Telecom Strengthens Partnership With Microsoft https://www.263chat.com/liquid-telecom-strengthens-partnership-with-microsoft-2/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:03:15 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45507

Business mogul Strive Masiyiwa’s trailblazing pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom has strengthened its partnership with global tech giant Microsoft after expanding the accessibility of Microsoft Azure services across its inter-Africa network which spans over 70,000km stretching from Cape Town, South Africa to Cairo in Egypt. Liquid Telecom is the first African telecoms operator to attain […]

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Data Charges Expected To Drop By 40% https://www.263chat.com/data-charges-expected-to-drop-by-40/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:42:50 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45569

The commissioning of National Backbone Optic Fibre Link connecting Harare, Bulawayo, Masvingo and Beitbridge will necessitate data charges to drop by 40%, Information Communication and Technology minister Kazembe Kazembe has said. Kazembe was addressing delegates who gathered for the commissioning of Telone Backbone Fibre Optic Links by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Beitbridge yesterday. “The commissioning […]

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ED To Commission TelOne’s Beitbridge Fibre Backbone Link https://www.263chat.com/ed-to-commission-telones-beitbridge-fibre-backbone-link/ Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:04:45 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=45419

President Emmerson Mnangagwa will today officially commission TelOne fibre backbone links which connects Beitbridge to Bulawayo, Masvingo and Harare routes. TelOne rolled out the project two years ago under a National Broadband Project financed under the China Exim Bank loan facility which was implemented by Huawei Technologies. The project has seen TelOne strengthening its core […]

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First Capital Bank Replaces Barclays System https://www.263chat.com/first-capital-bank-replaces-barclays-system/ Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:34:55 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=44926

First Capital Bank has migrated from the Barclays Bank system to a new system as the bank continues to sets its own footprints since taking over from the United Kingdom headquartered institution. In an official communique send to third party banking system service provider, Payserve Zimbabwe last week, First Capital Bank notified its services providers […]

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NSSA Partners HIT On Safety And Health Development https://www.263chat.com/nssa-partners-hit-on-safety-and-health-development/ Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:45:35 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=44753

National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has partnered the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) under a strategic framework designed to facilitate occupational safety and health professional development training to industrial personnel. The signing ceremony was held at the NSSA Head Office in Harare last week, with Dr Maxwell Chanakira representing Harare Institute of Technology, Eng. Quinton Kanhukamwe […]

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