Gospel Kazako

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.
Michael Malakata
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.