MACRA extends Malawi rollout period

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) officials have extended for one year the rollout period for 42 prospective broadcasters who have failed to meet the...

TNM to conduct biggest promotion pay-out

TNM will on August 26 splash out over K100 million in its [email protected] Promotion, the biggest payout in a single day in the history of promotions...

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...

Macra HAS DISCLOSED THAT SOME BRODCASTORS ARE CURRENTLY OWING IT MONEY...

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has released a statement indicating that some broadcasters in the country owe it about K80 million in license fees. According...

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...

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...

CHECK SMS’S AND CONSULT US, SAYS MEC TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES

Malawi Electoral Commission is cracking on campaigning intending to happen after it has closed the official time of campaigning today at 6 am. A statement...

Airtel Malawi appoints Schlittke as new MD

Airtel Malawi has appointed Heiko Schlittke as its new MD. Schlittke has been MD at Airtel Madagascar since 2010 and takes over from Saulos...

Airtel appoints Dina to replace Chilima as Director

Airtel has announced that it has appointed a new Director for its Malawi offices after the resignation of its director, Saulos Chilima, who has...

Internet Could Contribute U$300bn to Africa’s GDP by 2025 – McKinsey...

According to a recent report from global consulting firm McKinsey, internet use in Africa is on the rise. Even though only about 16% of...

TNM launches mobile banking

Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM) has launched a mobile banking facility, called TNM Mobile Money. TNM Head of Marketing Division, Sobhuza Ngwenya told the...

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...

Airtel Malawi launches Airtel Premier, ‘Bola Kunthazi’ promotion: Grand prize Toyota...

Airtel Malawi has launched a new promotion called  ‘Bola Kunthanzi’. The mega  promotion , whose grand prize is a Toyota Fortuner to one lucky winner...

Malawi Telecoms Regulator Justifies Phone Tariff Rises Blames Devaluation

Macra, ­Malawi’s telecoms regulator has come out in defense of the recent phone tariff hikes imposed by the mobile networks citing currency devaluations and...

Macra to chair regional regulators’ association

Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (Macra) will this month host the Communication Regulators Association of Southern Africa (Crasa) during which the local regulator will take...

Airtel, TNM hike tariffs

Mobile phones services provider, Airtel Malawi, has announced that it will hike its calling and SMS rates by an average of 25 percent effective...

Parliament media committee approves the controversial spy machine

The Media and Communications committee of Parliament has recommended the implementation of the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (Cirms) machine, otherwise called spy machine,...

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...