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The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) is in discussions with the country’s three mobile network operators (MNOs) over possible tariff reductions. ZBC reports that the regulator is in talks with Econet Wireless, NetOne and Telecel to review mobile fees in light of the difficult...

Executives from Zimbabwean telecommunications companies are holding crisis meetings amid worsening socio-political circumstances currently unfolding in the Southern African country. This after the military reportedly assumed control of state media – although defence force leaders denied a military coup. Zimbabwe has three mobile companies, two of...

The government of Zimbabwe has launched the country’s first internet exchange point (IXP), which it says will help cut the cost of internet use. The new IXP in Harare allows local networks to interconnect directly rather than via more expensive third-party networks in other countries. The Zimbabwe...

The reshuffled Cabinet ushered in a new portfolio called the Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. President Mugabe assigned former Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa to head this new ministry. Minister Chinamasa has also previously held the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs portfolio before. The...

Zimbabwe has officially established a new Ministry of Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation as President Robert Mugabe's government follows up on the controversial Computer and Cyber Crimes Bill, in the process of being finalised. The Bill has been criticised by media freedom campaigners and other...

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