Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority

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Malawi suspends SIM card registrations citing "state spying" concerns

In an interesting twist of events, the government of Malawi has decided to suspend the mandatory SIM card registration process which those in the Southern Afrikan country had to conclude by the end of March 2018 or face penalties or cancellation of services. Malawi's authorities, when addressing the media, cited

Malawi to enjoy faster Internet speeds as the Malawi National Optic Fibre Backbone Project nears completion

Malawi's government has indicated that citizens can expect faster Internet speeds in the Southern Afrikan country in February 2018. This will come courtesy of the Malawi National Optic Fibre Backbone Project whose implementation kicked off in April 2017. Nicholas Dausi, Malawi's Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), said that

Malawi puts more focus on protecting children on the Internet

Malawi is putting more emphasis on protecting children on the Internet through the development of a national Child Online Protection (COP) framework. This was announced on 6 November 2017. The development of Malawi's COP framework is a 3-way partnership between government, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and the International Telecommunications

Malawi Is In The Process Of Introducing A National Broadband Strategy

Malawi is in the process of introducing a national broadband strategy according to the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA). The aim of the strategy will be to lay out how the Southern Afrikan country will provide an all-inclusive and coordinated network across the country. Interconnect Communications has been contracted by