Latest Telecoms News about Malawi

Airtel's Malawi Network Granted 10-Year License Extension

  Malawi's telecoms regulator has renewed the operating license held by Bharti Airtel in the country for another 10 years....

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Airtel Extends Malawi License for a Further 10 Years

  Bharti Airtel's subsidiary in Malawi has secured a 10-year extension to its mobile operating license, although it has been censured for missing customer care obligations in the past....

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Southern African Governments Accelerate Mobile Access to an Extra 300 Million People

  The Governments of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia have agreed a set of common priorities to accelerate the roll out of mobile broadband in the region, with the view of creating an additional 3.2 million jobs for Sub-Saharan Africa by 2020....

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Malawi Government to Promote Use of Electronic Transactions

  Malawi has announced a commitment to increasing the use of electronic based money services. ...

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Malawi Finally Cancels G-Mobile Operating License

  Malawi's telecoms regulator has won the final stage in cancelling the mobile operator license it had awarded to G-Mobile....

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Malawi Regulator Defends Recent Phone Tariff Rises

  Malawi's telecoms regulator, Macra has defended recent price rises imposed by the mobile networks....

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Mobile Money Helps To Address Food Shortages In Malawi

  The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has joined forces with the Government of Malawi and the mobile network opertator, Airtel to launch a cash transfer programme to help more than 100,000 people affected by food shortages in central and southern Malawi....

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Airtel Malawi Upgrades Network to HSPA+ Capabilities

  Airtel Malawi has launched an upgrade of its 3G network to support HSPA+ download speeds....

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Malawi Regulator Ordered to Compensate Mobile Network for License Cancellation

  Malawi's telecoms regulator, Macra has been ordered to make a payment of US$66 million to Malawi Mobile in compensation for cancelling its mobile license....

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Telekom Networks Malawi Breaks Off Takeover Talks

  Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) says that it has broken off talks with a mystery suitor -- rumoured to be South Africa's Vodacom -- who had offered to buy a large stake in the company....

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