Subscribers criticise Potraz plan for OTT voice call charge

Monday 9 January 2017 | 09:47 CET | News
In a poll on NewsDay's Facebook page, subscribers have criticised a request from the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) for mobile operators to submit proposals for a premium tariff to be charged on data used for over the top (OTT) voice calls.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: POTRAZ
Countries: Zimbabwe
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Zimbabwe voice prices to fall amid forex woes, competition

Published 14 Jun 2017 10:12 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean telecom operators should lower voice tariffs, Fin24 reported. It said experts think operators ought to run more ...

NetOne says OneFusion is a product rather than a promotion

Published 13 Feb 2017 09:13 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean state-owned telecoms firm NetOne says its increasingly popular OneFusion service is not a promotion but a fully ...

Econet, ICT minister trade insults over data tariffs

Published 17 Jan 2017 14:14 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean operator Econet Wireless has criticised ICT Minister Supa Mandiwanzira over the issue of data tariffs, accusing ...

Zimbabwean govt suspends mobile data tariff increases

Published 16 Jan 2017 09:58 CET | Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwean government has suspended mobile data tariff increases with immediate effect following an outcry from mobile ...

Econet hikes data charges after Potraz approval

Published 12 Jan 2017 11:29 CET | Zimbabwe
Econet Wireless has increased its data charges in line with the floor prices set by the regulator. The Postal and ...

Potraz sets voice, data floor prices for mobile bundles

Published 06 Jan 2017 10:40 CET | Zimbabwe
Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has set floor prices for voice and data for bundled ...

Potraz seeks to slash mobile service data charges

Published 14 Oct 2016 08:48 CET | Zimbabwe
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) is asking mobile service providers to slash prices of ...

Zimbabwean minister says telecom firms overcharge customers

Published 13 Oct 2016 11:28 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's ICT minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, says telecommunication firms are currently overcharging customers, reports ...

TelOne eyes 40% of broadband market, gives up OTT fight

Published 21 Sep 2016 10:02 CET | Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean operator TelOne said it has launched a website and a mobile application, and is aiming for a 40 percent share of the ...

Zimbabwean government rejects proposal to ban OTT services

Published 16 Mar 2016 10:23 CET | Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwean government has rejected a proposal by the country's mobile telecommunication companies to regulate the use of ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan Uniti Group Q4
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan FCC meeting
28 Jan SK Hynix Q4
28 Jan Charter Communications Q4
28 Jan Telia Lithuania Q4 2021
28 Jan Telia Company Q4 2021
31 Jan KPN Q4 2021
31 Jan Cirrus Logic Q3
31 Jan NXP Semiconductors Q4 2021
31 Jan NEC fiscal Q3
31 Jan Harmonic Q4
::: More Calendar Items