Communications in Malawi
Communications in Malawi includes the country's postal, telephone, television, radio and internet services.
Malawi Posts Corporation provides the national postal service in Malawi and runs the post offices throughout the country. Ten other postal services providers operate in Malawi, including DHL, Fedex.
A report by the International Telecommunications Union in 2014 found the average Malawians spend on mobile phones was over 56% of the average monthly earning there. This was the highest proportion of earnings found by the survey.
- domestic - fair system of open-wire lines, microwave radio relay links, and radiotelephone communications stations
- international - satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Atlantic Ocean)
Radio and television
Radio and television broadcast services in Malawi are also regulated by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
Radios: 2.6 million (As of 1997[update])
- Chavula, James (22 October 2013). "Courier amid physical address woes". The Nation Online.
- "Welcome to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA)". www.macra.org.mw. MACRA.
- "Act No. 41 of 1998" (PDF). Malawi Government Gazette. 30 December 1998.
- "Africa: Malawi". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
- Igunza, Emmanuel (20 February 2015). "Malawi's expensive mobile phone habit". BBC News.
- "Licenses Issued". www.macra.org.mw. Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority.
This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.
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