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11 November 2016

Malawi Government Gazette dated 2016-11-11 number 52

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GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY
                             THE MALAWI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                          (Published by Authority)
                        3,364: Vol. LIII No. 52]                                               Zomba, 11th November, 2016


                        Registered at the GP.O. as a Newspaper____________________________________ Price: KI,500.00


                                                       CONTENTS                         Page
                                 MACRA—Notice of Publication of fine imposed on Globe
                                       Internet Limited . .   ..    ..      . .   ..    233

                                        —Notice of Spectrum Licence Fee ..        .. 234-240



General Notice No. 93




                                                           MACRA

                    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
                                                         MACRA House
                                                       Sahnin Armour Road
                                                         Private Bag 261
                                                             Blantyre
                                                              Malawi


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