Month: February 2017

EcoCash named world’s Best Mobile Payment Solution

THE GSMA has awarded Econet Wireless in partnership with Comviva the title “Provider of the world’s best mobile solution”. The recognition comes in recognition of EcoCash, the leading mobile wallet in Zimbabwe. Econet introduced EcoCash envisioning a cashless society. The service has a wide network of payment points, and integration with existing providers only makes

Apple Could Ditch The Lightning Connector

According to this report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to use USB type C across the whole range of iPhones this year. Apple has traditionally used proprietary connectors on its iphones. The connectors used to be fast, but with USB type C the industry standard is certainly faster. Maybe the Cupertino giant

Telecel Stops DStv Payments via Telecash

Telecel has followed Econet in denying DStv settlements via mobile wallets. From March, Telecash won’t be making DStv payments. The dry spell of foreign currency has led to financial providers cutting down of external payments. The reserve bank is low on Nostro value, and it is the private institutions that suffers first. Now that even ZESA

Wireless Charging Coming to the iPhone…in 2018

The Internet has circulated rumors that the next iPhone will feature wireless charging, but analyst points to the feature being delayed. Apple joined the wireless power consortium last week, cementing the rumors. Apple has had a wireless charging partnership with Broadcom for 2 years now. This means their system could be close to perfection. However, JPMorgan