Operator Name: Econet Wireless
Subscribers database: 1.5 million
Visit Website: www.econet.bi
Econet Wireless Burundi, formerly known as Spacetel Burundi, is the largest mobile carrier operating in Burundi. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of Econet Wireless Africa after purchase from Global Telecom Holding in October 2014.
Econet Wireless Africa itself is a subsidiary of global telecoms giant Econet, a diversified telecommunications group with operations in nine countries in Africa, Europe and the East Asia Pacific Rim, offering products and services in the core areas of mobile and fixed telephony services, internet and satellite. The group is headquartered in South Africa and runs each operation as a stand-alone entity with full local board and management control. Econet currently has operations and offices in Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Lesotho, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, the UK and Zimbabwe.