Creating a level playing field

Potraz in brief

The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) is the regulatory authority of Zimbabwe’s postal and telecommunications sector and was established in terms of the country’s Postal and Telecommunications Act Chapter 12:05. POTRAZ was established in February 2001.

POSTAL AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT CHAPTER 12 05 (PDF 301.1 KB)
What we do
  • We regulate the communication sector and promote the sustainable development and provision of universal communication services
  • We promote and encourage the innovative development of the postal and telecommunications sector in Zimbabwe
  • We ensure the extension of postal and telecommunication services to under serviced areas and communities of Zimbabwe
  • We allocate radio frequency spectrum in Zimbabwe
  • We create awareness on the role of the postal and courier services sector and their contribution to the social and economic development of Zimbabwe
  • We ensure that the quality of postal and telecommunication services meets international standards
Our Vision, Mission & Values

Our Vision

A World Class, fair and competitive regulatory environment with universal communications services throughout Zimbabwe by 2020

Our Mission

To regulate the communications sector and promote the sustainable development and provision of universal communications services

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Team Work
  • Responsiveness
  • Predictability