Econet Connected Car gives the car ability to perform regular self-diagnosis and report to its owner plus geo fencing and driver habit monitoring with a $20 monthly service fee.
According to the CEO of Econet Services International, Darlington Mandivenga, after spending years connecting people, the company is now shifting attention to connecting all aspects of people’s lifestyles, starting with their cars.
“This is the first from a very wide range of products that will offer our customers what we call connected lifestyles by ensuring that everything is connected”, Mandivenga said.
“This is going to be big, very big,” he said. Through the range of connected lifestyles products, Mandivenga said Econet Services is offering customers an unparalleled, personal, intuitive, effortless, personal and instant ability to remote control, monitor, manage, protect and maintain their various assets.
Dorothy Zimuto, the COO for Econet Connected Car, said that the company will ensure that most of the over 1.2million cars in Zimbabwe will be connected within a few months.
“We have invested in the necessary infrastructure to deliver this service efficiently with over 100 installers specifically trained for the Econet Connected Car, ready to offer unparalleled installation turnaround time”, Zimuto said.
Mrs Zimuto said that the service is available at any Econet a shop and the many authorised Econet Connected Car dealers across the country, as well as from the Connected Car Crew.