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Powertel Owes $3 Million In License Fees & It’s Failing To Connect New Customers Who Paid Installation Fees

Usually when we talk about license fees we naturally think of Mobile Network Operators but we rarely think of internet access providers like Powertel. Apparently, Powertel owes the regulator, POTRAZ over US$3 million in license fees as at 31 December 2018 according to the Auditor General. From the Auditor General report: ……failure to fully pay […]

New tech taxes: are we killing the goose?

Yesterday we heard of the new taxes on mobile phones and airtime credit introduced by government. It’s hardly surprising that less than flowery opinions have been shared by Zimbabweans who are now faced by the prospect of a significant price increase on devices and already expensive mobile communication services. The fact is the waiver on duty […]