Articles tagged 'postal and telecommunications regulatory authority of zimbabwe'

Mobile money deposits down 10pc 26 January 2016 HARARE - Total deposits on the country's mobile money platforms slumped 10,5 percent in the third quarter of 2015, to record  $458 million from $512 million recorded prior quarter. According to a Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) report for the period, mob...
Mobile subscribers increase to 18,6m 9 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's mobile telephone subscribers grew by 5,5 percent in the first quarter of this year to 18,6 million from 17,6 million recorded as at December 31, 2014, latest official figures show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) in its latest rep...
Internet providers revenues up 7,4pc 7 September 2015 HARARE - Revenue for local Internet Access Providers (IAPs) increased 7,4 percent to $33,7 million from $31,4 million in the first quarter of this year, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said. In a report for the period under review, Potraz also said m...
Telecel saga scares away investors 7 May 2015 HARARE - Last week's handling of the Telecel saga by government leaves a lot to be desired as it has consequences of scaring away potential investors at a time the economy is in the doldrums and in dire need of fresh capital to jump-start it. President Robert Mugabe's administration showed all...
Potraz defends mobile data tariffs 30 April 2015 HARARE - Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) says mobile network operators are not inflating mobile data and Internet services tariffs. Baxton Sirewu, Potraz acting director general, said mobile network operators had no room to inflate the charges as the wat...
Telecel International execs expected in Zim 22 January 2015 HARARE – A Telecel International (TI) delegation is expected in Zimbabwe today to brief regulators of its plans to offload its local unit, the Daily News has learnt. This comes as the regional telecoms player's parent Vimpelcom has signalled plans to divest from the industry and there is growi...
Telecel hangs in the balance 21 January 2015 HARARE - Telecel Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (Telecel)'s operations are hanging in the balance as the country's mobile regulator has threatened to withdraw its licence due to non-compliance with empowerment laws. This comes as the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) had ...
Potraz mulls telecoms infrastructure sharing policy 20 January 2015 HARARE - The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is considering introducing a policy that compels infrastructure sharing among telecoms operators. Zimbabwe's telecoms operators individually invest and own infrastructure, giving established ones a competitive...
No mobile tariff increase: Potraz 14 October 2014 HARARE - The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) says Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) must not increase tariffs above approved levels despite government imposing a five percent excise duty on airtime. Baxton Sirewu, Potraz’s acting director general, told Bus...
Taxi company falls foul with Potraz 18 January 2014 BULAWAYO - The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has dragged two Bulawayo taxi companies to court for owning radio cable systems without valid licences. Magistrate Gladmore Mushove banned Umtshiniwami and DPS Cabs from using their radio frequencies meant f...