Econet


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Econet

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One of the IGC networks. EcoNet serves individuals and organisations working for environmental preservation and sustainability. Important issues covered include: global warming, energy policy, rainforest preservation, legislative activities, water quality, toxics and environmental education.

EcoNet users can send and receive private messages, including fax and telex, to and from more than 18,000 international users on the APC networks or to millions on other networks. EcoNet seeks to build coalitions and partnerships with activist and non-profit organisations to develop the use of the electronic communications medium. EcoNet provides subsidies and financial incentives to environmental organisations and committed individuals who foster the effectiveness of organisations through the use of electronic networking. FTP/Telnet: igc.apc.org.

Econet

(2)
A network produced by Acorn Computers Ltd. for the BBC Microcomputer and its successors.
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Econet Wireless charges N5,000 connection fee and N4,000 access fee.
Dr Precious Lunga, head of Econet Health, said in Zimbabwe currently, a doctor on average serves 15 000 people.
Econet, owned by two thirty-something year olds, Steve Masuyiwa - the operator of Econet Zimbabwe, and Bolaji Balogun (the son of one of Nigeria's leading merchant bankers, Subomi Balogun), in conjunction with a consortium of banks and holding companies.
Some 2,000 customers have already paid the Z$9,000 ($957 or [pounds]629) in fees to purchase handsets and subscribe to the Econet system, but the system is prepared to handle 60,000.
For application providers, EcoNet is all about creating an environment for technical innovation where Message Systems and its application partners invest in each other for mutual gain.
Moreover, it comprises close integration between policy and charging functions, which will allow Econet to cut time-to-market for new offerings and increased personalisation capabilities.
Motorola's (NYSE: MOT) Global Telecom Solutions Sector (GTSS) has been awarded a $57 million contract from Econet Wireless Nigeria Ltd.
Bill Lee, Chairman and CEO of the ECONET global group of companies - which includes Aloecorp and Unigen Pharmaceuticals in honor of his late father, Chairman Yun-Ho Lee who discovered the therapeutic benefits of Aloe vera through his own personal health challenges.
ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe and Ericsson has been collaborated as the only supplier for its core network and existing radio access network in an upgrade, which would give the mobile phone firm more capacity to manage and raise its network.
Unigen is part of the ECONET global family of health and natural product companies which have operations in the United States, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Russia and China.
Ericsson today announced that it has been selected as the sole supplier by Zimbabwe's largest provider of telecommunications services, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, for the company s Core network upgrade program.