5.3 million mobile money users in Zimbabwe

16 Apr 2015

The Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) says the country was home to 5.3 million users of mobile money services at the end of 2014. The total value of transactions carried out during the year reached USD1.4 billion, up 81% on the 2013 figure, with USD445.7 million worth of transactions conducted in the final three months of the year. All three cellular operators in Zimbabwe – Econet Wireless, NetOne and Telecel – provide mobile money services. The country was home to around 14.2 million mobile subscribers at the end of 2014, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database.