Gospel Kazako

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.
1:40
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.
2:00
Apr 4, 2022

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.
1:40
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.
1:30
May 11, 2021

MTL profit hit hard by pandemic

Government puts pressure on holding company to quickly address the issue.
1:30
Apr 26, 2021

Malawi MNOs directed to lower data costs by 30%

Response to online Data Must fall campaign initiated locally.
1:40
Feb 3, 2021

Malawi's government moves in to save beleaguered MTL

Shareholders cite outstanding debt owed, technology issues for current situation.
1:50
Jan 11, 2021

Speculation over future of Malawi’s tech industry regulator

Government mulls over establishing new authority to leverage telecommunication trends.
1:50
Nov 3, 2020

Lack of funding threatens Malawi’s rural connectivity project

Contractor Huawei Technologies Malawi raises concern over meeting 2021 deadline.
1:40
Aug 13, 2020

Malawi engages Econet’s Masiyiwa for affordable internet

Authorities look for a way to address the increasing cost of data.