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POTRAZ says vandals threaten development of telecoms sector

Friday 21 May 2021 | 11:20 CET | News
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) says vandalism of ICT infrastructure must be reported promptly as it threatens economic transformation, the Herald reported. Potraz head of consumer affairs and publicity George Manyaya lamented the rise in cases of vandalism and thefts, especially as such equipment has become essential in national development.

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Countries: Zimbabwe
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