Latest Telecoms News about Kenya

Kenya's Safaricom Wins $170 Million Government Communications Contract

  Kenya's Safaricom has been granted a controversial security infrastructure contract after a Parliamentary committee approved the contract....

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Are International Development Agencies Taking Kenya to the ICT Tipping Point?

  Between 2000 and 2012, the country's wider transport and communications sector, of which ICT is a part, grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7%, outperforming all other sectors of the national economy....

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Kenya's Safaricom Drops Exclusivity Rule for Mobile Money Agents

  Kenya's dominant mobile network, Safaricom has dropped a rule that barred its mobile money agents from working with other mobile networks....

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Huawei Shows Off LTE Technology at Kenyan Roadshow

  Huawei says that it is preparing to deploy an LTE network in Kenya for a so-far unnamed mobile network operator....

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Kenyan Regulator Investigates Use of Ultra-Thin SIM Cards

  Kenya's telecoms regulator has said that it will seek outside expert advice on the use of embedded SIM cards following a complaint by Safaricom....

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Airtel Complains About Higher Mobile Money Charges by Rival Network

  Kenya's Airtel has confirmed that the country's Competition Authority is investigating a complaint about the pricing of mobile money services....

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Kenya's Safaricom Renews its Operating License

  Kenya's Safaricom has secured a 10-year extension on its operating license after it agreed to the SH2.3 billion (US$25 million) license fee....

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Kenyan Group Tries to Block MVNO Launches

  A Kenyan consumer rights group wants three recently awarded MVNO licenses to be scrapped....

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Kenya Suspends $170 Million Contract Awarded to Safaricom

  A multi-million dollar contract that was awarded to Kenya's Safaricom by the government has been suspended by the Parliament....

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Airtel Kenya Welcomes MVNO Licensing

  Airtel Kenya has welcomed the regulator's recent decision to license three MVNOs, saying that it welcomes the competition in the market....

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