13 Nov

Time running out for Malawi’s operators over data bundle expiry dates

Consumer, tech organisations lobby government to intervene as regulator remains tight-lipped on the matter.

Lack of funding threatens Malawi’s rural connectivity project

Contractor Huawei Technologies Malawi raises concern over meeting 2021 deadline.
Aug 13, 2020

Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet

Authorities look for a way to address the increasing cost of data.
Jul 23, 2020

Malawi: ISPs, telcos under pressure to reduce costs for internet services

Minister of Information engages country’s regulator to address prices.

Malawi’s president tears into industry regulator, national broadcaster

Lazarus Chakwera says action is to address anomalies and malpractices within MACRA, MBC.

Malawi pushes up mobile, internet penetration

But industry representatives say more has to be done to provide more widespread access to the Net.
Jun 4, 2020

Malawi: Mixed reports over Itaye’s removal from office

Official sources confirm development, but Godfrey Itaye has reportedly refused to vacate his position.
Jun 1, 2020

Victory for Malawian media in radio ban saga

Country’s Constitutional Court overturns ban imposed by regulator on the broadcast of phone-in programmes.
May 29, 2020

Malawi: Director of comms regulator removed from office

Godfrey Itaye reassigned to Malawi Posts Corporation as civil society groups continue to clash with authorities.
Apr 14, 2020

Cybercrime piles on pressure as Malawi battles COVID-19

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority expresses concern over escalating levels of phishing attacks.
Mar 16, 2020

Malawi leans on USF in rural mobile comms rollout

Industry regulator confirms plans to establish telecommunications towers in latest project.