Malawi goes on charm offensive to reduce data prices, improve connectivity
Country launches Diplomatic Data Corridors project.Michael Malakata
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.
Malawi's Malcel to launch services in October 2023
Company plans to establish 1,300 sites to service rural and urban areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Malawi losing MWK120m monthly to mobile fraud
Malawi is losing approximately MWK120-million monthly to mobile money fraud, according to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
Malawi centralises handset registration to combat digital fraud
Industry regulator MACRA outlines plan to register mobile handsets using Central Equipment Identification Register.
Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax
Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.