THE MALAWI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
(Published by Authority)
3,364: Vol. LIII No. 52] Zomba, 11th November, 2016
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MACRA—Notice of Publication of fine imposed on Globe
Internet Limited . . .. .. . . .. 233
—Notice of Spectrum Licence Fee .. .. 234-240
General Notice No. 93
MALAWI COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
PUBLICATION OF USS 10,000 FINE IMPOSED ON GLOBE INTERNET LIMITED FOR ILLEGAL USAGE
OF SPECTRUM CONTRARY TO THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT
The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority hereby imposes US$10,000 fine on Globe Internet for illegal usage of
spectrum contrary to conditions of usage.
The Authority has confirmed that Globe Internet Limited utilized the 2.3 GHz Spectrum band without authorization from the
Authority contrary to section 35 of the Communications Act and operating conditions for radio spectrum licenses.
Globe Internet Limited has been warned before on illegal spectrum usage. According to the operating conditions for
terrestrial radio spectrum services the Authority can impose a maximum penalty for illegal spectrum usage of 300% of the
actual spectrum fees for the spectrum band in use. The Authority has decided to impose a fine of US$ 10,000 on Globe Internet
Limited which is a 100% penalty on the total bandwidth utilized within the band.
The Authority hereby publishes the imposition of the fine and the reason for the imposition.
Dated this 31st day of October 2016.
THE DIRECTOR GENERAL
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority
Sahnin Armour Road
Private Bag 261