Tarrifs set to increase
The floating of the exchange rate decreed by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has prompted the Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (Potraz) to start consultations with cellular service providers in a bid to increase tarrifs.
Potraz customer service’s manager Mr Phibion Chaibva told journalists that while he was not privy to the increases proposed by cellphone service providers, he was aware that consultations were underway.
“What I know is Potraz’s approval of tariffs is cost based. Our regulations say it should be supported by documents of what it costs providers to provide their service and their mark up,” he said.