THE Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security, Supa Mandiwanzira, has moved to break Econet Wireless’ domination of the mobile money payment market by setting a deadline by which the country’s three mobile network operators (MNOs) should integrate their mobile money platforms to allow cross-network money transfers. In a recent statement, Mandiwanzira set April 1 as the date by which the three MNOs should make their mobile money services inter-operable, failure of which government would take “appropriate measures to enhance compliance”. Zimbabwe has three mobile service providers, namely Econet, which operates EcoCash; Telecel Zimbabwe, which offers TeleCash; and NetOne, which offers OneMoney. At of the end of 2017, EcoCash controlled 98 percent of the country’s mobile money payment sub-market. In…