Malawi: Consumer rights boss blasts telcos over high data costs

‘Shocking that most of the companies in the country were pushing consumers to the edge by raising tariffs instead of improving internal inefficiencies’ - CAMA Executive Director.
Michael Malakata
Oct 25, 2022

Malawi's Malcel to launch services in October 2023

Company plans to establish 1,300 sites to service rural and urban areas.
Oct 24, 2022

Malawi looks to satellite connectivity to drive down data prices

SpaceX’s StarLink secures Malawi’s first satellite internet service provider licences, to cover network facilities, network services and application services.
Sep 16, 2022

COMESA urges governments to subsidise telecoms infrastructure

Regional bloc expresses concern over high cost of mobile phone services, including data, and emphasises infrastructure sharing as a solution.
Sep 12, 2022

Malawi: Airtel will invest despite volatile Kwacha

Company says costs have increased by 199% as a result of 25% devaluation of local currency.

Access, literacy and gender disparity slow Malawi’s Fintech fitness

CEO of the Bankers Association of Malawi lauds buy-in from banks, roll out of technology, but cautions the need for financial literacy and more access to services.
Aug 25, 2022

Malawi: Malcel readies to take on Airtel, TNM

Country’s newest operator is home-grown and has committed to invest US$280-million in its operations.
Aug 18, 2022

Malawi’s TNM enforces 20% increase in tariffs

The increase on price of voice and data services is effective from today.
Aug 17, 2022

Malawi’s MTL moves to reassure its restless market

MTL Chief Commercial Officer says Press Corporation divestment and debt owed to industry regulator would not threaten operations.
Aug 12, 2022

Malawi telcos dealt heavy blow with Kwacha devaluation

Telekom Networks Malawi and Airtel Malawi both project subdued results for half-year ended 30 June.
Aug 10, 2022

Malawi’s corruption watchdog halts planned purchase of revenue assurance system

Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a restriction notice to stop industry regulator’s planned procurement of Revenue Assurance System.
Jun 22, 2022

Major investor drops Malawi Telecommunications Ltd

Malawi Stock Exchange-listed Press Corporation confirms decision, but offers little detail regarding the move.

Malawi's third operator bags early win for network ambitions

Nyasa Mobile has secured partnership with Vodafone to assist it in rolling its network out.