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.,...

Malawi feels digital migration pressure

Concerns exist that a company handling Malawi's digital migration process is not acting fast enough. Malawi's government has stressed urgency in beating a June 2015...

Telecos reach no consensus on spectrum, licensing issues

Telecom companies may have presented a unified front to the Government to seek a bailout package, but there are still major issues related...

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,...

TNM’s Pasavute service surpasses 20 million airtime advances in 6 months

Pasavute, which means “No worries” in Chichewa, allows subscribers of TNM to purchase airtime in advance and pay the face value of the airtime...

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,...

Macra briefs ICT sector on new ITU resolutions

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) on Wednesday took time to brief the local telecommunications and ICT sectors on the new resolution made...

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...

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...

Macra appeals on ‘spy machine’

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has taken the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management Systems (CIRMS), popularly known as the "spy machine", to the...

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...

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...

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"...

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...

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...

Court blocks Malawi ‘spy machine’

A long-standing furore over a planned ‘spy machine’ has been laid to rest in a Malawi court. The so-called ‘spy machine’ was a tracking...

Airtel committed to bring banking services to rural communitties

After registering ove 150 000 customers in its mobile banking innitiative, Airtel Money, the company has said it is committed to bring banking...

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...