Zimbabwe’s largest mobile network operator, Econet Wireless on Wednesday evening experienced a blackout which affected its customers.
The company’s clients could not call, text or access internet during the down time.
In a statement, the company confirmed the technical glitch, “We regret to inform you that we are currently experiencing a technical challenge on our core network switch which has affected voice and data service delivery across many parts of our network.”
“Our engineers have identified and isolated the problems and are busy working to resolve the issue. We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences this has caused”
Econet Wireless is one of the biggest contributors of the local revenue taxes via its various entities – Ecocash, Cassava Smartech, Maisha etc.