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October 10, 2018 2:01 PM Mobile money subscribers rise

Zimbabwe’s number of active mobile money subscribers increased by 12,6 percent to 5,6 million during the 2018 second quarter from 5,01 million due to cash shortages in the country, latest industry data show. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said NetOne experienced a significant growth in active mobile money 9

July 12, 2018 5:02 PM ‘Hackers downloaded voters’ personal data’

The Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Cyber Security ministry has said personalised, unsolicited campaign messages sent to potential voters’ mobile phones by the ruling party could have emanated from an unprotected voters’ roll published on the Internet. While the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has staunchly denied surreptitiously leaking 21

July 12, 2018 2:13 PM Potraz in telemedicine initiative

Telecommunications regulator Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is supporting local health facilities to access specialist services through its innovative tele-medicine programme, a Cabinet minister has said. Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Supa Mandiwanzira told delegates and residents 23

July 11, 2018 10:22 AM Infrastructure investment sets building blocks for Econet’s digital transformation

A postal and telecommunications sector performance report has shown Econet Wireless leading in the information, communication technology (ICT) industry infrastructure investment. The report, unveiled by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) on Monday reveals that as at the end of the March 2018, Econet had 52% market 30

July 11, 2018 3:40 AM Mobile penetration declines – Nehanda Radio

Zimbabwe’s mobile penetration rate declined by 18,1 percent to 84,6 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from 102,7 percent recorded in previous comparable period, latest data show. Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) director general Gift Machengete attributed the slump to a 16,8 percent decrease in active mobile 37

May 13, 2018 5:21 PM Potraz sets sights on Manicaland

The Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) will this week descend on Manicaland as it intensifies its aggressive drive to educate consumers about their rights. A number of road-shows have been lined up across the province where consumers will be educated about various topics such as internet safety for children, consumer 41

March 20, 2018 3:11 PM Active mobile subscriptions increase to 14 million

The total number of active mobile subscription increased by 2,1 percent to 14 092 104 million for the year to December 31, 2017 from 13 799 648 million recorded during the previous quarter, according the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe’s (Potraz) fourth quarter report. The increase was attributed to a number of individuals 12

January 21, 2018 4:47 AM Potraz enhances ICT access

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has established at least 84 community information centres countrywide as the authority moves to take information and communication technology (ICT) services to communities. Potraz director general Gift Machengete told journalists during a tour of the facility in Chinhoyi yesterday that through 78

December 7, 2017 5:00 AM Mobile telecom revenue up 21,1% in Q3

MOBILE telecommunications revenue increased by 21,1% to $224,8 million in the third quarter of the year, which has been attributable to the growth of internet and data usage. The growth of internet and data usage was shown by increasing mobile penetration rate that rose 3,5% to reach 100,5% from 97% recorded in the previous quarter following a 3,7% increase 46

October 29, 2017 10:48 AM Jostling for CIO top job

Several names are being bandied around as possible candidates to replace Happyton Bonyongwe as the country’s top spy. A new director-general of the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) is expected to be named as early as next month, according to authoritative sources in the President’s Office. President Robert Mugabe is said to have begun the search 21