Airtel Malawi; 10 Facts To Know About It

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Airtel Malawi is one of the most popular business brands.

Hopefully, are many interesting that you already know.

I however, will share some information which you may not know about this telecommunication company.  

TNM and Access limited are the competing mobile companies in the country.

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Here are some facts to know about the mobile company Airtel.

  1. Incorporation in Malawi

Airtel Malawi Limited is a subsidiary of an Indian parent company Bhart Airtel International. Airtel Malawi is a leading communications company incorporated in Malawi. It was incorporated in Malawi in September 1998. Airtel provides cellular communications and broadband services. It is one of the few telecoms in Malawi.

  • Services offered

The company offers data ,voice, and mobile money solutions 

-Mobile money service in the country through Airtel Money

-GSM Mobile cellular telephone services

-Phone accessories.Airtel shops further to providing cellular services they also stock phones and phones accessories such as power banks

  • Public Listing

Airtel Malawi Limited is one of the companies listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange.The company was listed on the Malawi stock exchange December 2019. Its historical listing on the stock exchange was widely publicized in the country media. The company listed 1,650,000,000 ordinary shares at MWK12.69 per Share

  • Airtel has the largest number of mobile phone subscribers in Malawi than its competitors
  • Name changes

Historical y, the company has changed names several times in the past before starting to use the current name. At first it was Celtel Malawi Limited, then it changed to Zain Malawi. Later on its when the company become known with the present name. Change of name resulted from change of company ownership.  

  • Mission and Vision


The company’s vision is to is to enrich the lives of our customers. Our obsession is to win customers for life through an exceptional experience.

  • Airtel Malawi Bundles

Cost of airtime credit is high in Malawi than in many parts Africa.

Many people struggle to buy enough data to communicate with relatives and partners locally and more so abroad.

To ease the cost burden the company offers a range of voice and data bundles which are cheaper.  

To buy Airtel bundle the procedure is as follows

Step 1: dial *301#

Step 2: Select 1 for internet bundle

Step 3: Select 1 for general Internet bundle or 2 for social bundle

Step 4: Select the amount of bundle you want

  • The company is found in every district
  • In some rural areas the cost selling airtime is different from the cost of the same amount of airtime in urban areas. For instance in some areas the cost of a scratch card valued at K100, it is sold at K130
  • Topping up credit on your phone

Dial : *137*top up pin#

Checking balance: *137#

Airtel Malawi Call Centre number 121

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