Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage
- The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe has indicated that it is yet to assign spectrum for 4G technologies. This comes as some telecommunications and information communication technology (ICT) firms have claimed that they are introducing the technology into the country. Potraz deputy director-general Mr Alfred Marisa told the Herald Business that although ICT companies did not require any special licensing to provide 4G services, the regulator had not allocated any such spectrum as at present.
- In commemorating the World AIDS Day, Tanzania Youth Alliance (TAYOA) in partnership with mobile operators in Tanzania are launching '15017 free SMS services', a set of services that allows users in the country to access health SMS information starting from December 1, 2011.