Airtel Malawi blames fibre outage for slow internet

Thursday 17 September 2020 | 11:28 CET | News
Airtel Malawi says customers are suffering internet problems because of a fibre outage on its Mozambique and Zambia routes. It apologised and said it is working tirelessly to restore services as soon as possible and will update customers once connectivity is stable. Airtel provides internet and mobile telecommunication services to over 3.5 million customers in the country.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Airtel Malawi
Countries: Malawi
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