BUSINESS NEWS

Baz, Potraz top merge

CABINET has approved a proposal to merge the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) and the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) in a development meant to foster t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Potraz to introduce telemedicine

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has adopted a telemedicine model that would be rolled out in the country's rural health institutions to improve access to se...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz Act to be reviewed

A POSTAL and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) Draft Amendment Bill is being crafted to give the entity the flexibility to keep up with fast changing technological trends and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz intends to build 500+ mobile phone towers

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is presently working on a $250 million project to build mobile phone towers at under-served areas in the country, a Cabinet ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Potraz completes rules for virtual mobile firms

Zimbabwe has completed the drafting of a framework meant to define operational modalities for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) amid indications there is growing interest and enquiries on the m...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Potraz warns telcom firms

The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has warned telecommunication companies to put the interests of subscribers first or risk being fined for providing poor services to subscribers...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz cracks whip on NetOne over Onefusion blunder

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has directed NetOne to compensate all subscribers who lost airtime on the Onefusion package over the weekend due to a faulty...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mobile network operators directed to tackle money transfer hiccups

GOVERNMENT has directed mobile network operators to integrate services and facilitate interoperability of mobile money in line with the country's financial inclusion strategy.In view of the persistent...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 February 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz to audit telecoms firms' financial statements

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) will audit financial statements of telecommunication firms that failed to pay licensing fees to ascertain veracity of such i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 January 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimbabwe is unlikely to license new mobile firms

Zimbabwe is unlikely to license new entrants in the mobile telecoms sector in the foreseeable future, with the regulator saying due to limited electro-magnetic spectrum, which carries sound and data, ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 January 2018

POLITICS

Potraz declares war on cyber criminals

Criminals abusing cyberspace should be fished out and exposed for people to feel safe in using the Internet productively, Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe Director-Genera...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 December 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Manyaya joins Potraz

Netone public relations and special projects manager George Manyaya has joined the Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) as head consumer affairs and publicity.The affable executive, wh...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 December 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz challenges the developed world

The Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has challenged the developed world to assist developing countries to meet the universal health coverage targets by 2030. Universal health cover...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 October 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz to set up 250 base stations

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe will build 250 base stations under a multi-operator radio network extension project with capacity for 2 million users. Potraz will en...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz to roll out multi-million dollar USF project

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said on Wednesday it will soon be rolling out a multi-million dollar project under the Universal Services Fund (USF) to prov...

By New Ziana | Published: 03 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz to roll out multi-million dollar project

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) yesterday said it will soon be rolling out a multi-million dollar project under the Universal Services Fund (USF).The projec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz defends mobile data tariffs

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 ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2015

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Universal Services Fund delays riles operators

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe should use the Universal Services Fund to develop ICT knowledge in under-serviced areas and circumvent the delays in putting up passi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2014

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Mobile internet to improve as Potraz re-plans spectrum

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe says it is in the process of re-planning spectrum allocations to cater for 4G.4G is a mobile communications standard intended to repl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2014

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz plans for $60m projects in limbo

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe's plans to roll out $62 million worth of infrastructure projects this year have been seriously hamstrung by a drastic drop in revenue...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2014

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

30-day ultimatum for cellphone users

Mobile phone users with unregistered SIM cards have been given a 30-day ultimatum starting next Tuesday to register them, while those registered whose addresses have changed are expected to notify the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 September 2013

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

NetOne disconects over 100 000 unregistered clients

State-owned mobile phone network provider NetOne said on Monday it has disconnected over 100 000 unregistered subscribers as it complies with a Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 September 2013

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz cancels Spiritage Communication licence

THE Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has cancelled the operating licence of Valley Technologies (Pvt) Ltd after the company failed to pay a licensing and spectrum...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 September 2013

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz release consumer protection guidelines

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe has released the Consumer Protection Guidelines draft which will assist consumers and service providers providing communication serv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2013

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Potraz unveils spectrum plan

THE Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe has released the Zimbabwe National Frequency Allocation Plan draft which will indicate the extent of frequency resources that will b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 September 2013
Pages:
1
2

Latest News

Latest Published Reports

Latest jobs