FAQ’s

Econet is a privately held diversified telecommunications group with operations and investments in over 17 countries across Africa, Europe, South America, North America and the East Asia Pacific Rim.

Please go to our locations and our companies page to learn more

Econet subsidiaries include Econet Wireless International, Econet Wireless Africa, Econet Wireless Global, Econet Enterprises and the Liquid Telecom Group.

Please go to our companies page to learn more

Econet was founded in 1993 by Strive Masiyiwa, who first came to international prominence when he fought a five-year constitutional legal battle leading to the removal of the state monopoly in Zimbabwe’s telecommunications sector. The landmark ruling is regarded as one of the milestones in the opening up of African telecommunications to private capital.

Please go to our Chairman's page to learn more about our founder

Econet has a strong legacy of ongoing commitment to practicing the principles of Corporate Responsibility. Over the years, Econet has developed many programs which have spearheaded transformation in the lives of thousands of individuals and communities across Africa.

Please go to the Econet Foundation Page and Econet Sustainability page to learn more 

Econet is a privately held group and is not listed on any stock exchange. One our subsidiaries, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange and its activities are confined only to the Zimbabwe market.

Please go to the Investor page to learn more 

Econet Wireless Global owns a majority stake in the Zimbabwe operation, and it is not the other way round. Many people make this mistake of thinking that because our Zimbabwean subsidiary is listed, it is also the holding company of all our businesses. That is not the case.  Econet Wireless Zimbabwe does not own businesses outside Zimbabwe.

Please go to our Companies page and Investor page to learn more 

Econet Wireless Global is the parent company of the Liquid Telecom Group, which operates Africa’s largest satellite and fibre optic system, with the latter spanning 12 countries.

Please go to our Companies page to learn more.

Please go to our Careers section of the website to learn more about current vacancies within our Group of companies.

ECONET WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL

193 Bryanston Drive, Cnr William Nicol

The Braes Office Park, Econet House

Johannesburg

South Africa

Phone: +27 11 996 5500

Phone: +27 11 996 5511

Email: communications@econetwireless.com