Malawi



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Malawi Communications 2008

Telephones - main lines in use: 175,200 (2007)
Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.051 million (2007)
Telephone system: general assessment: rudimentary domestic: fixed-line subscribership about 1 per 100 persons; privatization of Malawi Telecommunications (MTL), a necessary step in bringing improvement to telecommunications services, completed in 2006; mobile-cellular services are expanding but cellular network coverage is limited and is based around the main urban areas; mobile cellular subscribership roughly 8 per 100 persons international: country code - 265; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean, 1 Atlantic Ocean)
Radio broadcast stations: AM 9, FM 5 (plus 15 repeater stations), shortwave 2 (plus one shortwave station on standby) (2001)
Television broadcast stations: 1 (2001)
Internet country code: .mw
Internet hosts: 107 (2008)
Internet users: 139,500 (2007)

NOTE: The communications information regarding Malawi on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Malawi Communications 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Malawi Communications 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.