MACRA report rates Airtel as number one network in Malawi

A quarterly Network performance assessment report released by Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) a few days ago shows that Airtel (http://www.airtel.com) is, by...

Customers Baffled with TNM Internet Bundles Consumption

It’s still doubtful if Telkom Networks Malawi (TNM) customers will ever find peace and stop complaining about the persistent anomalies that they experience on...

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...

Bharti Airtel Hints At Merging Africa, India operations By 2013

Following a decline in the company’s volume and revenue growth in recent times, the world’s No.4 telecoms company by customers, Bharti Airtel ltd.,...

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,...

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...

Tech companies woo Africa

From solar-powered lights to televisions that can withstand power blackouts, electronics mega-firms are wooing African consumers with products that target local, often challenging,...

Feud between Macra and Chikaonda exposes Malawi’s telecommunication gaps

A feud that has ensued between the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Professor Mathews Chikaonda, chairperson of both Telekom Networks Malawi Limited...

Telecoms operators to get combined fixed, mobile licences

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has said it has finished formulating a new licensing regime which would allow the country’s...

Malawi’s third mobile network ‘G-Mobile’ delayed to 2013

Malawi is one of the world’s least developed countries, but its economy continues to grow at between 4% and 5% per year. Mobile...

Independent national TV to switch on in 2014

Times Group Limited has said it will engage another gear in its media pioneering role in Malawi when in the next 18 months it...

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...

ICT development to scale up economic activities, jobs

The Malawi Government says inclusion of Information, Communication Technology (ICT) as one of the priorities in the Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) would scale...

Malawi: Taxing International Inbound Calls

Many African regulators’ have introduced a tax on international inbound calls. It started with Côte d’Ivoire and then spread like a plague to...

Airtel extend Yabooka Promotion with K29 million

Airtel Malawi says it is committed to changing people’s lives in the country by introducing top class telecommunication solutions and promotions unmatched by any provider,...

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...

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...

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...