Industry Updates

ICTAM & Open Connect Sign Partnership

Local tech company Open Connect Limited (OCL) has partnered ICT Association of Malawi (Ictam), a union aimed at  disseminating ICT information to its members and the public.The partnership follows after it has been observed that the general public must be in constant use of technology, especially amidst the coronavirus pandemic. During the signing ceremony of the agreement, Ictam president, Bram Fudzulani, outlined that partnership...
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Open Connect Limited partners ICT Association

Open Connect Limited (OCL), a wholesale telecommunication service provider, has partnered Information Communication Technology Association of Malawi (ICTAM) as their official communication partner.Unveiling the partnership at its offices in Blantyre on Tuesday, OCL Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sandile Dhlomo said the objective of the partnership is to steer robust communication, interaction or engagements and collaboration in the ICT...
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Malawi Open Connect Limited (OCL) is attending Africa Com 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

Open Connect Limited, is an Open access infrastructure network in Malawi. Set up on 1st April 2016, the company houses long haul, metro and access Fibre network that provides redundant career cost effective services to customers.OCL, a wholesale provider, serves Telecommunications companies, ISPs and Broadcasters. OCL services are career class services that are backed by an experienced highly skilled Technical team that ensures that customer SLAs...
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Harith General Partners expands telecom portfolio with US$24.1 Million investment into OCL

Johannesburg, South Africa. Harith General Partners (“Harith” or “HGP”), Africa’s largest infrastructure investment fund, is pleased to announce that is has expanded its telecoms portfolio with a US$ 24.1 million investment in Open Connect Limited (“OCL”), Malawi’s largest and only redundant fibre network provider to the domestic market.Harith’s investment will see it become OCL’s biggest shareholder with a holding of 60%,...
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Open Connect Limited set to roll out

Fifty-four international firms have expressed interest to run the newly-established Open Connect Limited (OCL), a Press Corporation Limited (PCL) subsidiary to manage the fibre optic cable (FOC) business.OCL will join a growing list of the dual-listed conglomerate’s subsidiaries that include National Bank of Malawi, Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) and TNM plc, among others.OCL is an open access company for all operators, which was...
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Press Corporation Limited (PCL) outlines growth plans

Dual-listed conglomerate Press Corporation Limited (PCL) outlined its strategic plans that will drive expansion agenda in the short to medium-term.Speaking during a business and strategy meeting with its shareholders in Blantyre, outgoing PCL group chief executive officer Matthews Chikaonda said high on the agenda is the localisation of foreign loans, expanding its footprints in the region and growing the Carlsberg brand on the continent.He...
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