Malawi Telecommunications Limited(MTL) hires new CEO

Malawi Telecommunications Limited has hired a new Chief Executive Officer, Gavin Jeffery, who reported for duties in October. In an exclusive interview on Friday, Jeffrey...

Airtel dishes out prizes in the new Yabooka SMS promotion

As one way of giving back to its customers Airtel Malawi has started dishing out various prizes in its newly launched yabooka SMS. During...

Airtel Malawi customer wins fifth Toyota Hilux

An Airtel Malawi subscriber has won the fifth Toyota Hilux in the ongoing Yabooka Promotion which the company is conducting. Jane Mwanyongo Kholiyo, a...

Airtel Malawi holds ‘Thank You Party’ to customer at Silver Stadium

While other telecom companies and their dealers traditionally forget about their customers as soon as they drive away in new cars, Airtel Malawi has...

MEC DELAY IN ANNOUNCING RESULTS IS DELIBERATE, THEY WANT TO RIG...

Whistle-blower Innocent Mawaya has come in to claim that the Malawi Electoral Commission is deliberately taking long to start streaming in the elections results...

MACRA Warns Broadcasters Over Sensationalized Stories

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has cautioned broadcasters to avoid broadcasting sensationalized stories that cause panic to the public. Director of Broadcasting at MACRA, Fergus...

Malawi to introduce mandatory sim card registration by 2015

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) said they will introduce mandatory sim card registration by January, 2015.MACRA Communications Officer Clara Mulonya told journalists in the...

TNM hikes tariffs by 20%

TNM Limited's subscribers should brace for hard times as they will have to dig deeper in their pockets to make phone calls following...

CHINA TO CONSTRUCT NEW MDF HEADQUARTERS IN LL

The People’s Republic of China is set to construct a state of the art Malawi Defence Force (MDF) Headquarters in Lilongwe as the two...

Huawei donates K7m ICT equipment to govt

Chinese Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) equipment manufacturer, Huawei Technologies, on Friday donated assorted gadgets to the Office of President and Cabinet's e-Government...

Mobile firms bleed billions to fraud and bill errors

Mobile phone firms are losing $58bn (£36bn) a year worldwide to billing errors and fraud, a report says. Juniper Research found operators were "leaking"...

Malawi media get a boost from Namisa

Malawi’s leading mobile phone company, Airtel says free media is catalyst for development in any country. This was said by the company’s Marketing...

30 apply for broadcasting licences

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has received 30 broadcasting bids from various individuals and organisations for possible licensing. Disclosing last Thursday, Macra’s director of...

BOY DROPS AND BREAKS NEW IPHONE 6

First person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth Australia immediately drops and cracks the phone. The young man who bought the first iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia where the iPhone 6...

MTL launches Wimax, unveils MiNET

Malawi Telecommunications (MTL) has launched Wimax services and rebranded its consumer internet services under the name MiNET. Acting CEO Elias Imaan said the development...

Supreme Court re-instates G-Mobile licence revocation

The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday quashed an earlier ruling by the High Court stopping the revocation of a licence for cellular phone...

Malawi – Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts (BuddeComm)

Malawi mobile penetration is less than half the African average, and displays excellent growth potential Market: Telecommunications Published Date: 04 May 2011 Report Type: Market Report Country:...

The Case for WiFi in Developing Markets

Courtesy of http://malawiwifiproject.blogspot.com   With advancements in WiFi technology and economies of scale in the BILLIONS, a pair of new carrier grade, high power 802.11n outdoor WiFi...