Mobile and internet data traffic grows 43% in Q3

The performance of the telecoms sector improved significantly in the third quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic proved that the communications and informa

Vandals derailing telecoms growth, says Potraz

ZIMBABWE'S information communication technology (ICT) sector has come under siege from thieves and vandals targeting its infrastructure, in the proces

Potraz warns money dealers

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has warned mobile money dealers against abusing technology to fuel economi

NetOne top brass trial postponed

THE trial of suspended NetOne chief executive officer Lazarus Muchenje and seven other senior managers on fraud allegations was yesterday postponed to

Zimbabwe mobile phone penetration rate down 6.4%

Zimbabwe's mobile penetration rate was down 6.4% in the second quarter to 87.8% from 94.0% recorded in the first quarter according to statistics relea

Government to set up 15 base stations this year

GOVERNMENT has expressed commitment to expanding mobile telephone network coverage across the country, with 15 more base stations expected to be const

Potraz, MNOs partner to connect under-served areas to the world

MARGINAlISED communities with limited or no mobile access are set to benefit from an agreement between telecoms regulator, Postal and Telecommunicatio

Zimbabwe telecom operators get forex greenlight

Zimbabweans will now pay more to make calls and use the internet after the telecoms regulator authorised operators to peg their tariffs at the officia

TelOne centre reduces service disruptions

In a move that will result in a significant reduction in internet service disruptions, TelOne has launched a Network Operations Centre (NOC).

TelOne requires US$300m for recapitalisation of projects

STATE-OWNED utility, TelOne requires 300 million United States dollars to fully undertake its recapitalisation programme through strategic regional an

Inflation erodes telco margins as operating costs mount

Zimbabwe risks being left behind in the digital era which has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic as local mobile network operators (MNOs) conti

Clients owe TelOne ZW$500m in bills

STATE-OWNED telecommunications concern TelOne is owed more than ZW$500 million by, among others, government entities and has adopted various measures,

Rising costs, inflation threaten telcos' viability

Rising costs as a result of high inflation and a depreciating local currency, are threatening the viability of telecommunication companies (telcos) as

Telcos ring Potraz for another tariff increase

Local mobile telecommunications operators have approached the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) for another upwa

5G technology safe, claims Potraz

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has dismissed claims that 5G technology helps transmit coronavirus saying

Misa calls for reduction in data tariffs

The Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe has implored telecommunication companies to reduce data prices so that citizens can easily acc

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