Capital Finance International (CFI.co) has awarded Malawi’s integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM as the best mobile operator in the South Eastern Africa region.
Making the announcement, Jackie Chapman, Production Director for CFI.co said the judging panel ranked TNM highly as an important driver of Malawi’s sustained development through its cutting edge innovative offerings in the internet space.
According to Chapman, TNM rolled out its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network that ensures fast and reliable connections in Lilongwe and the surrounding area which has now expanded to include Malawi’s four main urban areas, including Blantyre, Mzuzu, and Zomba and the company is now well on track to offer nationwide coverage.
“The 4G LTE platform offers users not only access to services previously unavailable – such as video conferencing and streaming – but also offers significant cost savings. TNM has spared no effort at streamlining its interaction with customers, simplifying procedures, and eliminating bureaucracy in a successful attempt to better engage with customers and improve overall user experience,” said Chapman.
TNM Chief Executive Officer Douglas Stevenson said they feel honoured and inspired to be recognised internationally.
“As TNM, we feel honoured that our efforts of providing superior mobile network and ICT services are recognised internationally. This award gives us inspiration to continue providing innovative products and services,” said Stevenson.
Stevenson said TNM as a Malawian company will remain committed to offer tailor-made products and services in the country.
Meanwhile the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has congratulated the premier mobile provider for the award.
In a statement, MACRA says the recognition is not only great news to TNM but also to the regulator and the country as a whole.
“This recognition is not only great news to TNM but to MACRA and the country as a whole as it is a direct response to the outcome of the national ICT policy which is to have a vibrant ICT industry that will facilitate the development of ICT products and services as well invigorating others industries,” says MACRA
It further says as a regulator MACRA is convinced that Malawi’s economy can grow rapidly grow and diversity through participation in the information society.
“We therefore wish TNM maintain its hardworking sprit and professionalism in ICT innovations that would turn Malawi into knowledge-based economy and information-rich society,” says MACRA.
Capital Finance International (CFI.co) is a London based print journal that is an authority on global market insights and trends and economic converge. CFI.co detects and analyses topics that shape the global debate and affect the world’s markets.
The journal tracks the economic, political and business dynamics that drive markets and helps identifies the region, sectors and companies poised for success.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :