BREAKING NEWS: Telecel Press Statement on Licence Cancellation

Telecel Zimbabwe has been notified by the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) of the cancellation of its licence to provide national cellular telecommunications services.

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This measure is unfair and unwarranted. Telecel has made every effort to comply with all legal and governmental requirements in Zimbabwe, and objects to this treatment in the strongest terms.

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[Business Editors Note]

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TODAY, telecommunications industry regulator, Postal Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) cancelled Telecel Zimbabwe’s operating licence. Subscribers of the mobile telephone company were given 30 days to switch to other networks.

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However,  Telecel has the right to appeal.]

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Telecel and its global shareholders are taking immediate action both locally and internationally to challenge this decision.

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Telecel would like to assure its customers and stakeholders that it will take all possible steps to maintain the full range of its services throughout this process.

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We thank all our valued customers and partners for their on-going support. Your welfare is of the utmost importance and priority to us and we will continue to act in the interests of Zimbabwe and its people.

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Telecel Zimbabwe

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Context to the Telecel Licensing:

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Government cancel’s Telecel License 22-February 2015 by SM BUSINESS DESK