Postal services volumes dip

Potraz said the total number of operational postal and courier outlets by the licensed operators remained unchanged from the fourth quarter of 2023 to the first quarter of 2024.
By Melody Chikono Jun. 21, 2024

Competition for internet, data providers tightens

In its first quarter report for the year, Potraz said they expected the increase in licence applicants to drive investment, competition, and innovation in Zimbabwe’s telecommunication industry.
By Belinda Chiroodza Jun. 16, 2024

Econet network upgrade gets thumbs up

The survey showed that over 70% of customers in Manicaland were pleased with the quality of voice calls and data connectivity after the network upgrade in the province
By Donald Nyandoro Jun. 5, 2024

Muckracker: Leaving no Wicknell behind!

There you have it. Zimbabwe will join a select group of countries in Africa using high-speed, low-cost broadband internet services. Data prices will fall!
By Muckracker May. 31, 2024

Shift in stance, or move to appease discontent?

Starlink costs US$109 per month for 200Mbps, unlimited download speed, which would drop to below US$50 should the government grant it a licence.
By Tatira Zwinoira and Blessed Ndlovu May. 24, 2024

Potraz assessing Starlink’s application: Mavetera

Mavetera told legislators during a question and answer session in Parliament that the government welcomes new technologies to enhance Zimbabwe’s digital infrastructure.
By Harriet Chikandiwa May. 14, 2024

Mutsvangwa fumes over son’s arrest

Neville is also facing charges of contravening the Telecommunications Act after a Starlink router was recovered at his house.
By Mirriam Mangwaya May. 12, 2024

Inflationary pressures threaten mobile operators’ profits in Zim

The Potraz boss said telecoms capital expenditure totalled ZW$314,8 billion (US$51,6 million) in 2023, from ZW$28,3 billion (US$41,35 million) recorded in 2022.
By Blessed Ndlovu Apr. 26, 2024

Digital divide suppressing e-learning: Potraz

Digital divide refers to the economic, educational and social inequalities between those who have computers and online access and those who do not have.
By Brent Shamu Apr. 23, 2024