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our history

Our History

Dandemutande is a privately owned company established in July 1997 and a subsidiary of Telerix Communications (Private) Limited whose majority shareholder, is Masawara Plc. In 2009 Dandemutande was awarded an Internet Access Provider Class A telecommunications operator licence with 30MHz paired 2.5GHz spectrum by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ).

Founded: 1997

Founded as a corporate Internet Solutions Provider.

Awarded License: 2009

Awarded an Internet Access Provider Class A telecommunications operator licence

Data Center Launch: 2011

Launch of Utande’s world-class Data Centre, the first of its kind in Zimbabwe.

Merger: 2015

Dandemutande merged with two local Zimbabwean ISPs, AfricaOnline and iWayAfrica.

BSAT Acquisition: 2015

Dandemutande acquires BSAT Communications, the largest VSAT operator in Zimbabwe

YoAfrica Acquisition: 2016

Dandemutande acquires local Zimbabwean ISP YoAfrica.

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