MACRA News

BOTSWANA LEARNS FROM MACRA

The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) recently took a benchmarking trip of MACRA’s head office in Blantyre. The BOCRA four-member delegation also toured MACRA’s Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (CIRMS). BOCRA’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thari Pheko, commended MACRA for making headway…

MACRA CONSULTS STAKEHOLDERS ON SPECTRUM PRICING

  MACRA has asked players in the country’s communications sector to embrace the process of spectrum pricing as it will bring efficiency in the allocation and usage of spectrum. MACRA’s Director General, Mr. Godfrey Itaye, made the call in Lilongwe…

MALAWI HOSTING CRASA COMMITTEE MEETINGS

MACRA is this week hosting Communications Regulators’ Association of Southern Africa (CRASA) subcommittee meetings at Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe. The meetings involve Postal, Broadcasting, Standards, Frequency Planning and Electronic Communications committees. The Postal committee meeting is expected to…

MACRA COMMEMORATES WORLD AIDS DAY

Government has commended the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for being one of the parastatals that have put in place an effective policy on HIV/AIDS. Presidential adviser on Communications, Mr. Bright Malopa, was speaking when he presided over MACRA’s commemoration…

MACRA PLANTS TREES ON MPINGWE HILL

MACRA this year embarked on an afforestation exercise on Mpingwe hill in the City of Blantyre. Indigenous trees were planted to reclaim the lost green cover on the hill which plays host to a lot of  transmission towers. Other partners in this…