MTL to restore critical communications infrastructure destroyed by fire in Lilongwe

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | 11:08 CET | News
Malawi Telecommunications (MTL) plans to restore mobile phone communications after a fire gutted the company's offices in Lilongwe, ITWeb reported. The company's tower facilitates communication for several telecoms providers, including Malawi Digital Broadcasting Network (MDBNL), Telekom Networks Malawi, Airtel Malawi and Zodiak Broadcasting Station. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Airtel Malawi / Macra / MTL
Countries: Malawi
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Malawian government discusses future of MTL with major shareholder Press Corporation

Published 04 Feb 2021 11:02 CET | Malawi
The Malawian government said that officials are discussing the future of Malawi Telecommunications (MTL) with major shareholder ...

Malawi's new president dissolves MACRA, MBC boards

Published 03 Jul 2020 09:43 CET | Malawi
Malawi's new president Lazarus Chakwera has dissolved the board of directors managing the Malawi Communications Regulatory ...

Airtel Malawi expects population growth to support customer base

Published 09 Jun 2020 11:15 CET | Malawi
Airtel Malawi says its looking closely at the country's demographics to sustain growth of its mobile subscriber base, reports ...

UNICEF announces opening of drone academy in Malawi

Published 15 Jan 2020 11:07 CET | Malawi
The UN children's fund (UNICEF) has announced that the first African Drone and Data Academy (ADDA) has opened in Lilongwe, ...

Airtel Malawi sets IPO price, to raise up to MWK 28 billion

Published 27 Dec 2019 11:46 CET | Malawi
Airtel Africa has set the price for the initial public offering of its Malawian subsidiary on the Malawi Stock Exchange at MWK ...

Malawi reverses decision on mobile money tax

Published 14 Oct 2019 10:53 CET | Malawi
The Malawi government has withdrawn the proposed 1 percent withholding tax on non-bank mobile money transactions, Malawi24 ...

TNM appoints Mphatso to head Mpamba subsidiary

Published 13 Sep 2019 08:55 CET | Malawi
The new manager said Mpamba will remain a key player in TNM's quest to deepen financial inclusion and application of mobile ...

TNM donates items worth MWK 8.7 mln for flood relief efforts

Published 18 Mar 2019 13:53 CET | Malawi
Malawian operator TNM has donated MWK 8.7 million relief items to Malawi Red Cross Society to assist with relief efforts for ...

MultiChoice Malawi launches app for accredited installation engineers to ensure quality

Published 07 Mar 2019 13:14 CET | Malawi
MultiChoice Malawi has devised an internet installation application to be used by its certified system installers to provide new ...

MACRA sets out plans for Universal Services Fund

Published 09 May 2018 10:58 CET | Malawi
Malawian telecoms industry regulator MACRA has drafted rules on a Universal Services Fund (USF), to provide a framework for the ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jul Fiber Connect
27 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2021
27 Jul KPN Q2 2021
27 Jul Telefonica Brasil Q2 2021
27 Jul TIM Q2 2021
27 Jul TIM Brasil Q2 2021
27 Jul Corning Q2
27 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2021
27 Jul A10 Networks Q2
27 Jul Alphabet Q2
27 Jul MediaTek Q2 2021
27 Jul NortonLifeLock fiscal Q1
27 Jul Microsoft fiscal Q4
27 Jul SK Hynix Q2
28 Jul Ribbon Communications Q2 2021
28 Jul Altice USA Q2
28 Jul Qualcomm fiscal Q3
28 Jul Ooredoo Q2 2021
28 Jul Extreme Networks fiscal Q4
28 Jul Facebook Q2
28 Jul Equinix Q2
28 Jul Cirrus Logic Q1
28 Jul Spotify Q2 2021
28 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2021
29 Jul Nokia Q2 2021
29 Jul Vodacom fiscal Q1
29 Jul Liberty Global Q2 2021
29 Jul Consolidated Communications Q2
29 Jul CyrusOne Q2 2021
29 Jul CoreSite Q2 2021
::: More Calendar Items