HARARE, January 24 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator says it plans to build up to 250 base stations in rural areas across the country this year using proceeds from the Universal Services Fund (USF).
HARARE, December 6 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms revenue increased by 19,7 percent to $292,7 million from $244.5 million in the previous quarter driven by a rise in data usage, the industry regulator said.
HARARE, October 23 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telcos revenue in the quarter to June increased by 3.2 percent to $185.6 million from $179.8 million recorded in the previous quarter, the industry regulator has said.
HARARE, January 13 (The Source) – The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has cancelled its directive compelling mobile telephone network operators to increase prices for internet access after a public outcry. On Monday, the telecommunications regulator announced a minimum price of 2… Read More
HARARE, October 25 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s fixed line operator, TelOne, says it sees data services eventually becoming the major contributor to the company’s revenue after it invested heavily into overlay services. Data now contributes over 40 percent of its total revenue, Telone’s Human Resources… Read More
HARARE, October 12 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator says it plans to cut mobile data costs by year end, to make access to the internet more affordable, an official has said. Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) chairman Ozias Bvute on Wednesday told a… Read More
HARARE, August 10 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator says the sector’s revenue declined by 11 percent to $237,7 million in the first quarter of 2016. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) said the sector has not been spared the effects of diminishing consumer… Read More
HARARE, June 30 (The Source) – Broke and unable to fund its operations, the government is allowing Ministries to raid parastatals under their care for money. The case at the Ministry of ICT, Posts and Courier Services – which used money from the Posts and… Read More
BULAWAYO, January 15 (The Source) — The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has increased the voice tariffs charged by mobile network operators to 16 cents per minute from the current 15 cents per minute with effect from the new year. The move will… Read More
HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator says mobile money transfers have grown nearly 30 percent to $512 million in the three months to September while revenue in the sector dropped three percent. The country has three mobile operators – Econet Wireless, Telecel… Read More
HARARE, September 3 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s mobile operators registered a 14 percent decline in revenue to $188 million in the first quarter of the year as voice earnings continue to fall after a cut in tariffs early this year and the growing use of… Read More
HARARE, July 3 (The Source) – Telecel Zimbabwe, which is currently embroiled in a legal battle with government over the cancellation of its operating licence on Friday said it had paid its licence fee for June as part of the $137,5 million it owes to… Read More
VICTORIA FALLS, May 18 (The Source) – Zimbabwe will review its licencing framework for the telecommunications industry in a bid to promote infrastructure sharing as well as the entry of new players, officials have said. Addressing an event to mark the 150th World Telecommunications and… Read More
HARARE, May 6 (The Source) – Telecel Zimbabwe, whose operating licence was cancelled last month over alleged non-compliance with the country’s regulations, has taken the state telecoms regulator to court, Parliament heard on Wednesday. The development was revealed by Information and Communication Technologies Minister Supa… Read More
HARARE, May 4 (The Source) – Workers of Telecel Zimbabwe, whose licence was cancelled last week, have appealed to government to reconsider its decision and allow them to buy 11 percent of the company’s shares. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) last… Read More