- Received the prestigious Presidential award for encouragement for the communications sector, 1982.
- Received the Independence 25 National award in 1990.
- Received the appreciation award on 29th December 2005 from Voice of Maldives in providing to public, timely information on the situation of the atolls in wake of the Indian Ocean Tsunami.
The above achievements assure our customers the confidence that they are aligned with a company that cares about them.
What We are Today
We began repairing and maintenance of domestic home appliances and radio communications equipment, today we offer a wide range of products and services. Now we are recognized as an importer and marketer of a wide range of communications and navigational equipment in the Maldives.
1967 – Built the very first radio transceiver in the Maldives from scratch. It was set up in Lhaviyani Atoll.
1968 – MARS (Maizan Ahmed Radio Services) Repair services and diesel battery charging.
1971 – Began providing repair service for handheld CB Radio Transceivers within the atolls, including fishermen.
1979 – Trained atoll office operators to use CB Transceivers and Diesel generators.
1981 – On 5th of September, Maizan Electronics Pvt. Ltd. was established as a pioneering company in electronics and electrical business.
1981 – Started the first FM Radio Broadcasting services in the country on 104Mhz. The FM transmitter was hand built from scratch by Maizan Electronics and began broadcasting under the name MBC (Music Broadcasting Centre). However, in 1982 as the new ruling declined any private broadcasting in the country, the government purchased the station and continued broadcasting as Voice of Maldives.
1986 – Introduced 40 Channel CB Radio Transceivers.
1994 – Second generation of Maizan’s family started working in the company.
1996 – Introduced handheld Garmin GPS for the fishermen in an attempt to expose them to new marine technologies.
1997 – Introduced Seiwa Monochrome CRT Chartplotter.
1998 – Took part in the fishermen’s day on December 10th at AA.Ukulhas. Introduced Navman GPS and Fishfinders.
2004 – Began to use satellite to provide information to fishers as an easier way to identify best fishing locations.
2004 – Established a SSB transceiver base during Tsunami disaster.
2005 – Introduced Inmarsat Satellite Phones.
2006 – Introduced Geoeye Seastar services.
2007 – Introduced Thuraya Satellite Phones.
2008 – Introduced Northstar marine technology by Navico.
2009 – Introduced Lowrance marine technology by Navico.
2013 – Marine VHF transceiver was introduced after the new transport safety regulations were implemented.
2015 – Introduced Simrad Halo radar system by Navico on Fishermen’s Day.
2015 – Introduced Bushnell marine Binoculars.
2017 – Introduced Marine Flashlights.
2017 – Introduced Clarion marine sound system.
2017 – Introduced EPIRB.
2017 – Introduced Thuraya satellite phone accessories.
2018 – Introduced Lowrance Fish Hunter 3D.
2018 – Given Sponsorship of Communication & Navigation Equipment to Heevaagi Fishing Dhoni of Raa-Rasmaadhoo.