Zimbabwe's telco regulator eases fees pressure on operators

26 January 2018

Telecoms

Gift Machengete, Director-General of Zimbabwe's telecommunication regulating authority (Potraz) has confirmed the organisation's decision to allow operators to pay their licence fees in instalments due to the impact of the ongoing liquidity crunch.

This follows consultation with all industry stakeholders, he added, including government officials.

Machengete said the law empowers the regulator to inspect the finances of operators and evaluate whether or not they are in a position to pay upfront. "After checking their financial status, we negotiate how much they can pay in instalments." Read the full article on ITWeb Africa here.