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Zimbabwean consumer lobby criticises telecoms price hikes

Thursday 3 September 2020 | 10:10 CET | News
A consumer rights lobby group has criticised mobile telecoms operators and the industry regulator for increases in prices of  data and voice services that many cannot afford, reports NewZimbabwe. Voice of Consumers Zimbabwe (VOCZ) president Panashe Makufa said operators were capitalising on the poor and already struggling consumers, while the government did nothing about it. VOCZ said the telecommunications industry seems to be dominated by the untouchables and to have been politicised. On 01 September, Econet Wireless, the country's largest mobile phone operator by subscriptions, raised its

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Categories: General / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Econet Wireless / NetOne / POTRAZ
Countries: Zimbabwe
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