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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
1:50
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.
1:30
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.
1:50
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.
2:20
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.
1:40
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.
1:30
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.
1:50

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.
1:40
May 13, 2022

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).
2:00
Mar 23, 2022

Malawi centralises handset registration to combat digital fraud

Industry regulator MACRA outlines plan to register mobile handsets using Central Equipment Identification Register.
1:40
Jan 13, 2022

Business, tech lobbies Malawi’s govt to relax tax

Officials received requests to review taxation policies on ICT services.
1:30
Aug 25, 2021

Lack of connectivity is costing Malawi

Study by country’s industry regulator finds that telecommunications could generate an additional US$13m in revenue annually.