Articles tagged 'mobile network operators'

Mobile money interoperability raises more questions 1 March 2018 HARARE - ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira's recent ultimatum to the country's mobile network operators to find a way to make all their mobile money platforms work together raises more questions than answers. Interoperability is still in its nascent stages in Africa and it is believed that when i...
Econet still preferred network — Potraz 15 March 2017 HARARE - Econet's services and products are still a favourite for the majority of Zimbabweans due to quality and convenience, latest industry data shows. This comes as telecommunications experts said Econet has a unique position in the market in that it is the only operator which has the wides...
'$4m tax loss prompted Potraz data tariff hike' 7 February 2017 HARARE - Government's directive compelling mobile telephone network operators to increase prices for Internet access was prompted by a loss of $4 million in taxes in 10 months, ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira said yesterday. The Nyanga South legislator told Parliament that all actions were mean...
Outrage over mobile data tariffs hike 12 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's telecoms regulator has come under fire for hiking mobile data tariffs by over 100 percent, making access to Internet and social media unaffordable for most citizens. Stakeholders described the move as “digital terrorism” and called on the Postal and Telecommunications Regul...
Zim mobile operators in revenue jump 15 December 2016 HARARE - Local Mobile Network Operators’ (MNOs) revenues for the third quarter to September 2016 jumped 20,4 percent from $161,5 million to $194,5 million as total telecommunications revenue also increased 14,5 percent to $262 million, official data shows. In its report for the quarter under r...
Zim to enjoy lower roaming tariffs 14 August 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean mobile telecommunication subscribers are set to benefit from lower roaming charges in the region after four Southern African Development Community (Sadc) states agreed to cut international roaming costs. This comes after mobile operators in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zim...
Telecoms firms get 90-day ultimatum 10 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe has given telecommunications companies, including mobile network operators (MNOs), a 90-day ultimatum to conclude and launch an infrastructure sharing framework, a top government official has said. Supa Mandiwanzira, Information and Communication Technology minister yesterday...
Mobile revenues down 18pc 16 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean mobile operators' revenues in 2014 tumbled by 18 percent to $907,3 million from $1,1 billion recorded prior year on the back of a weakening economy and lower disposable incomes. Statistics released yesterday by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimba...