ICT minister lauds Econet’s stand at the ZITF

ICT Minister Dr, Tatenda Mavetera (wearing AR goggles) gets an immersive experience of Econet’ Augmented Reality products

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s stand at the 64th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), has drawn the praise of the Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal, and Courier Services, Dr Tatenda Mavetera.

The country’s leading telecommunications and technology company, which is this year once again exhibiting at the country’s premier business and trade exhibition, is showcasing consumer and business products and services spanning telecommunications, digital and fintech, among others. 

Minister Mavetera, who visited Econet’s stand yesterday (Thursday), expressed her delight at the creative design of the stand, and the digital innovation showcased by the products and services on display at the stand. 

"Econet's stand embodies the spirit of the ZITF theme: 'Innovation: The Catalyst to Industrialisation and Trade'," the minister remarked members of the media during her tour of the stand. 

"It aligns with our government's vision of promoting industrialization through technology and innovation."

Dr Mavetera also commended Econet for heeding the government's call to empower young people. 

"I am pleased to see Econet supporting young entrepreneurs and start-ups, which is crucial for economic growth," she added.

Econet’s stand, in Hall 4, is a spectacle of interactive digital displays of its current services, engaging live LED screens showcasing product use cases, such as gaming stations, as well sneak previews into the future, characterized by immersive Augmented Reality (AR) as well as Virtual Reality (VR) capabilities and demos, that visitors to the stand have been sampling and trying.  

In addition, Econet also added a 3D Digital Billboard chronicling Econet's journey with its customers over the past 26 years.

Visitors in need of any of Econet’s products and services are able to purchase them, with the support of friendly customer service representatives.Some of the Econet’s group brands on display at the Econet stand include Buddie Beatz, EcoCash, Moovah, Maisha, EcoSure, Vaya Technologies and Akello, among others.

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