POTRAZ

Zimbabwe approves 61% telecoms tariff increase

Consumers brace for massive spike in internet costs as Postal & Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) gives the go-ahead.
Stanley Karombo
1:50
Oct 5, 2022

Zimbabwe’s telecoms weighed down by beleaguered economy

Country’s internet penetration rate drops by 1.6%, according to industry regulator.
2:10
Jun 7, 2022

Tax fraud, data black market trigger tech response by Zimbabwe’s govt

Officials roll out telecommunications traffic monitoring system in bid to curb ongoing threats to operator’s revenue base.
1:40
May 20, 2022

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
1:50
Apr 14, 2022

Ballooning inflation bursts Zimbabwe’s mobile telecommunications bubble

Industry regulator releases report documenting impact of economic challenges on mobile telecommunications.
1:20
Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.
1:30

Internet costs increase in Zimbabwe as ISPs hit with new tax

New 10% excise duty expected to drive up costs and impact internet penetration rate.
1:50
Jan 21, 2022

Vandalism piles on pressure for Zimbabwe’s telcos

Econet issues trading update and outlines challenges facing the industry.
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.