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Overview
Econet Telecom Lesotho is a subsidiary of Econet Wireless International founded in 1993 by a businessman and philanthropist, Strive Masiyiwa.
Background
Econet Telecom Lesotho came into being following the merger between Telecom Lesotho (TL) and Econet Ezi ~ Cel Lesotho (EEC) in April 2008. Eskom Enterprises (Pty) Limited sold its 70% shareholding to Econet Wireless Global making Econet a majority shareholder while the Government of Lesotho remained with 30%.

The merger facilitated the provision of both fixed and mobile services to fall under one operating licence; regulated by the Lesotho Communications Authority.

Econet Telecom Lesotho is a full service telecommunications provider; with the provision of:
  • Highspeed internet through Fibre, ADSL (fixed lines) and 4G/LTE coverage nationwide.
  • Mobile commerce through EcoCash; a convenient, affordable and accessible mobile money service for the un-banked and under-banked sectors of the population.
  • Fixed lines for both home and business entities ranging from Small Medium Enterprises to large corporates.
Our Mission
To provide international standard telecommunication services to all the people of Lesotho.
Our Vision
To serve by pioneering, developing and sustaining reliable, efficient and high quality telecommunications of uncompromising world class standards and ethics.
Our Values
Pioneering
  • If it has not yet been done, we are all the more motivated to be the first to do it, and do it right.
  • It can always be done better we believe. We challenge the status quo.
Personal
  • We consider ourselves a global family and recognise that all our staff comes from families that remain important to them.
  • With respect and through equality, we work together to achieve common goals.
Professional
  • We hold ourselves to the highest standards of efficiency, effectiveness and accountability to one another and shareholders.
  • Our customers are the lifeblood of the business. We remain committed to providing high quality services to our customers.
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