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Telecel Zimbabwe Unveils Hospitality, Funeral Cover For Subscribers

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Zimbabwe mobile phone company, Telecel Zimbabwe has partnered insurance firm Zimnat Lion in launching a funeral and hospital insurance package called Telecare for its subscribers.

“Life today is full of uncertainties and Telecare insurance offers financial cover against unforeseen events.Telecare has a potential to change people’s lives greatly as a lot of Zimbabweans do not have insurance due to high costs of most insurance services in the market,” said Telecel Zimbabwe Head of Marketing Clever Isaya.

Isaya added that Telecel Zimbabwe customers will be able to make premium payments on monthly basis via their mobile phones. The partnership between Telecel Zimbabwe and Zimnat Lion will also ensure that insurance cost is dramatically reduced for those with lower spending abilities.

Telecel Zimbabwe is currently the second largest mobile phone network in Zimbabwe after Econet Zimbabwe; it has more than 2.5million active subscribers and is jointly owned by Telecel Globe and the Empowerment Corporation.

Telecel Globe is a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Company, a major international telecommunications company with interests in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America. The Empowerment Corporation however is a Zimbabwean consortium made up of a number of Zimbabwean companies.

Article Credit: Ventures-africa

Updated 5 Years ago

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