Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is a diversified telecommunications group; it is the largest enterprise of its kind in Zimbabwe and the largest company on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in terms of market capitilisation. Econet Wireless Zimbabwe provides products and solutions for mobile and fixed wireless telephony, public payphones, internet access and payment solutions. In 2009, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe became the first operator in Zimbabwe to launch data services with 3G capability. This was followed by an extensive project to expand its geographic coverage; building a fibre-optic network, providing financial transaction switching and point-of-sale and value-added retail support services. The company is a subsidiary of a privately-owned group controlled by its founder, Strive Masiyiwa. The group’s subsidiaries include Econet Global, Econet Wireless Africa, Econet Wireless International, Econet Enterprises, Liquid Telecom Group and Econet Media.
Dr James Myers
Dr Myers was appointed to the board in May 2009. He was appointed as Chairman of the board in December 2012. Apart from chairmanship of the board, Dr Myers chairs the board’s Remuneration Committee.
Following the finalisation of all the conditions precedent to the demerger of Cassava Smartech Zimbabwe Limited (CSZL) from Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (EWZL): 770,000,000 CSZL shares representing 77% of the …
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZL) has extended an offer allowing creditors to convert debentures into shares in the giant mobile telecoms company. The development was confirmed by managing director Peter Zimunya …