POTRAZ

Vandalism piles on pressure for Zimbabwe’s telcos

Econet issues trading update and outlines challenges facing the industry.
Tawanda Karombo
2:10
Dec 6, 2021

Data Protection Act in force in Zimbabwe

Industry regulator Potraz designated Data Protection Authority.
1:40
Dec 1, 2021

Econet scores as demand for broadband spikes in Zimbabwe

Data income growth outstrips voice as company leverages broadband demand.
1:50
Aug 24, 2021

Zimbabwe’s TelOne suspends data rollover

Company attributed this to “the unremitting failures on the host platform which has been affecting overall service offering and quality.”
1:30
May 18, 2021

Zimbabwe telcos short on forex to upgrade infrastructure

Companies appeal to government for increase in allocation as per the current auction system.
1:20
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile money fuelled expansion strategy pays off for NetOne

Zimbabwe telecommunications company confirms increase OneMoney subscribers.
2:10
Jan 14, 2021

Lesotho, Zimbabwe invest in data analytics to combat network fraud

Global Voice Group (GVG) will provide data analytics platform for telecommunications traffic monitoring and revenue assurance.
1:40
Jan 8, 2021

Zimbabwe’s Econet capitalises on boost in digital traffic

Onset of COVID-19 appears to be boosting digital adoption and related support services such as SMS and data.
2:10
Dec 18, 2020

Telecoms keeping Zimbabwe’s economic hopes alive

Mobile data, voice usage surges despite drop in active subscriptions, according to Potraz report.
2:10
Dec 11, 2020

Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless hikes tariffs

Company said adjustments are in response to inflation, local currency devaluation and increasing network input costs.
1:50
Nov 30, 2020

Zimbabwe: ZWL$8bn earmarked for ICT investment

Fibre optic network, digital broadcasting and online public services identified as key focus areas.
1:50
Nov 2, 2020

Zimbabwe: Econet pushes for reduction in smartphone customs duties

Company lobbies authorities and cites opportunity to encourage more widespread adoption, increase smartphone penetration rate.