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1. Contact Detail
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POSTAL: The Malawi SDNP Coordinator, Malawi SDNP, P.O. Box 31762, Blantyre 3, MALAWI.  
TEL: +265-(0)-1-874979 / 875872 / 756645 / 756656
CELL:   +265-(0)-8-824787 / 844657, 
FAX:     +265-(0)-1-873944 

2. Personnel

Dr Paulos B Nyirenda,

Programme Coordinator

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Extensive training, research and experience in design, implementation and management of communications and computer networks

Mr Mapopa Chipofya
Assistant Network

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. The Network Administrator with good knowledge in Wireless Networking, Remote System administration, Remote user/technical support.

Mr Demster Ngauma
Assistant Network Engineer

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with Good experience on Linux, Internet servers and services. Excellent skills on different computer systems, networks, hardware and technical support services.

Mrs Mercy Chipata

Assistant Network Engineer

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. The Network Administrator with good knowledge in Wireless Networking, Remote System administration, Remote user/technical support.

Mr Maynard Kika
Programme Accountant

Info not available.

Mr Francis Zuze
Assistant Accountant

Diploma in Accounting. Good expereince in accounting, billing and debt collection.

Mrs Ettah Chirwa
Programme Administrative Assistant

Advanced Pitman Secretarial Certificate, Extensive secretarial and administrative assistant experience.

Mr David Mhango

Driver and Office Assistant

Info not available.

Programme Information Specialist


At least a bachelor degree majoring in computer science, electrical or telecommunications engineering or equivalent. Applicants with a higher degree and good UNIX, programming, networks, Internet or electronics experience will have added advantages.

EXPERIENCE: At least three years of relevant experience in a similar position

3. Computer and Networking Equipment
  • Intel-based and Sun Spark Internet servers running UNIX or LINUX operating systems
  • Cisco network access products
  • Cisco/Senao/Mikrotik wireless network products
  • Intel PCs for adminstration, training and information content developmment
  • HP Network Printers
  • HP Scanners
  • CD writers
  • Digital Camera for web development
  • Projection equipment for training
4. Communications
  • 3 Mbps international Internet connection
  • Two VSAT connections, Blantyre and Lilongwe, connected via Intelsat satellite and Internet services
  • 90 dial-in telephone lines in Blantyre: +265-(0)-1-874900
  • 32 dial-in telephone lines in Lilongwe: +265-(0)-1-752900
  • 16 Dial-in telephone lines in Mzuzu: +265-(0)-1-331900
  • 1 fax line in Blantyre: +265-(0)-1-873944
  • 1 fax line in Lilongwe: +265-(0)-1-759201 (being processed)
  • 3 voice support lines in Blantyre: +265-(0)-1-874979 / 875872 / 874063
  • 2 voice support lines in Lilongwe: +265-(0)-1-756645 / 756656
  • 2 Cell phones: +265-(0)-8-824787 / 844657
5. Malawi Country Code Top Level Domain Registry
  • Manager, operator and registrar for the .mw ccTLD.

6. National Network

  • One international VSAT based Internet gateway based in Blantyre, Malawi, with a backup terrestrial leased line connection
  • 3 Reginal nodes located at:
    • Chancellor College, Zomba in the Southern Region
    • Kumuzu College of Nursing, Lilongwe in the Central Region
    • Mzuzu University, Mzuzu in the Northern Region
  • 6 pilot district dial-up nodes located at:
    • Nsanje, Thyolo and Mangochi in the Southern Region
    • Dedza and Mchinji in the Central Region
    • Nkhata Bay in the Northern Region
  • at least 12 node operators trained to man regional and district nodes
  • Submitted proposal to extend district centre coverage to all 27 districts in Malawi
  • You can join us in the development of Internet networks and services in Malawi. See our Objectives and Strategy Brochure for details.
7. User Base
  • Over 2500 users consiting of organisations and individuals as of January 2004
  • Any organisation or individual can subscribe to Malawi SDNP Internet services
  • Charges: both prepaid and postpaid rates are available
8. Services
  • Full Internet Services
  • Installations and Maintenance
  • E-Mail Services and Discussion Lists
  • World Wide Web Services
  • Dial-in Access
  • Dial-on-demand Access
  • Leased Line Access
  • Wireless network access
  • Domain Name Services, Domain and Subdomains registration
  • Public Information Service
  • Gateway Service
  • Training
  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • See our Services and Charges Brochure for details

More details on Malawi SDNP are available here

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Last updated: May 1, 2006