Malawi to establish IT authority to streamline telecommunications
Country’s Minister of Information and Digitalisation also announces the country plans to review current tax structure applied to telecommunications.
Apr 4, 2022
Jul 5, 2021
World Bank laments Malawi's high internet prices, unpredictable connectivity
Institution says country is missing out on potential US$189-million in additional GDP and US$33-million in tax revenue per year.
May 11, 2021
MTL profit hit hard by pandemic
Government puts pressure on holding company to quickly address the issue.
Apr 26, 2021
Malawi MNOs directed to lower data costs by 30%
Response to online Data Must fall campaign initiated locally.
Feb 3, 2021
Malawi's government moves in to save beleaguered MTL
Shareholders cite outstanding debt owed, technology issues for current situation.
Jan 11, 2021
Speculation over future of Malawi’s tech industry regulator
Government mulls over establishing new authority to leverage telecommunication trends.
Nov 3, 2020
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.
Aug 5, 2020
TNM launches first KaiOS-enabled phone in Malawi
Device designed to suit the communication needs of first-time users and people in rural areas.
Aug 3, 2020
Malawi telcos drop data prices
Airtel Malawi and TNM confirm latest changes to tariffs amid ongoing data must fall social media campaign.
Jul 23, 2020
Malawi: ISPs, telcos under pressure to reduce costs for internet services
Minister of Information engages country’s regulator to address prices.
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.
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