Zimbabwe satellite Internet link restored

Alexander Harrowell a.harrowell at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 08:58:42 UTC 2006

I'm a little surprised they came back up. I can certainly see the
benefit for the regime to have - unavoidably, no money! - no Internet
for the public (whilst they no doubt have private

On 9/28/06, Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:
> Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank authorized release of TelOne's, the state
> communications operator, payment of satellite charges to Intelsat in
> foreign currency.  Intelsat restored its satellite link, which was
> the primary Internet connection for most ISPs in Zimbabwe.
> To raise hard currency, TelOne is trying to get diplomatic missions and
> ISPs to pay in foreign currency for Internet service.

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