by MARCUS MUSHONGA
ZIMBABWE’S premier internet service provider, ZOL has urged the nation to embrace the internet of things (IoT) arguing this will increase connectivity speed.
ZOL Zimbabwe chief executive Denny Marandure made the announcement at the official launch of his company’s FibroniksFast which he likened to “a cheetah driving a Ferrari”.
“The best advertising is done by a satisfied customer. I’m challenging my team to satisfy customers,” said Mr Marandure.
He said Zimbabwe ZOL Zimbabwe reduced prices for its capped fibroniks packages from $29 for 15GB to a better 25GB for the same price while the night owl packages range from $6 for 25GB including a $35 for 50GB of data that translates into $0,70 per GB.
Also speaking at the same event was Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services, Supa Mandiwanzira, who praised ZOL Zimbabwe embracing the government’s call to increase internet penetration nationwide.
“We have target that 80 percent of the population should have access to internet by 2020. Broadband is increasingly becoming a human right. Let us put broadband where the people are. I’m appealing to all the players in the sector to deliver fibre to the home across the country,” said Mandiwanzira.