Tag Archives: Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority

Le Ministre des TIC au Malawi appelle à une amélioration du contenu des diffuseurs locaux

Le ministre de l’Information, du Tourisme et de l’éducation civique Jappie Mhango a conseillé aux radiodiffuseurs dans le pays daméliorer le contenu diffusé sur leurs différentes chaines. Jappie Mhango a notamment mis en avant le fait que beaucoup pourrait être fait pour produire des programmes qui répondent aux normes internationales au lieu de se concentrer [...]

In Malawi, MACRA to carry out converged licensing in January 2016

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) announced the implementation of converged licensing to accredit telecommunication companies in January 2016. Lloyd Momba, director of telecommunication of MACRA said that the regulator intends to come forward with a Converged Licensing Framework (CLF) regime for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors. Convergence means that services will be increasingly bundled [...]

Macra intends to set rules for TV white spaces in Malawi

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has proposed rules that will help in operating Television White Spaces (TVWS). The regulator has come forward with rules to allow unlicensed radio operators to use the unutilized broadcast television spectrum of licensed operators. Speaking at the World Radio Communication Conference 2015, Lloyd Momba, director of telecommunication at Macra said [...]

MACRA extends Malawi TV station’s rollout period

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has extended the rollout period by one year for 42 prospective broadcasters who have failed to meet the deadline for going on air. Out of 50 applicants who had obtained their broadcasting licenses in September 2013, 20 television stations and 22 radio stations are yet to start operating. MACRA has [...]