Latest Telecoms News about Kenya

Orange in talks to Sell Telkom Kenya Stake

  France's Orange has put its Kenyan subsidiary up for sale, marking its long expected exit from the country....

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Kenya Mulls Mandatory National Roaming Between Mobile Networks

  Kenya's telecoms regulator has proposed new rules that would mandate the sharing of facilities by the country's mobile networks. ...

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Kenya Grants Three MVNO Licenses

  Kenya's telecoms regulator has formally awarded three MVNO licenses, to Finserve Africa, a subsidiary of Equity bank, Tangaza's Mobile and Zioncell Kenya....

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Safaricom Walks Away from Plans to Buy Yu Mobile Network Infrastructure

  Kenya's Safaricom has dropped out of plans to buy the network infrastructure assets of smaller rival network, Yu Mobile following a disagreement about the regulatory conditions....

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Essar Telecom Gets Conditional Approval to Sell Kenyan Mobile Network

  Kenya's telecoms regulator has conditionally approved a deal by Safaricom and Bharti Airtel to buy the assets of Essar Telecom's closing down mobile network, Yu Mobile...

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Safaricom May Walk from Deal to Buy Essar Telecom's Network

  Kenya's Safaricom has said that it might walk away from a deal to buy network infrastructure assets being put up for sale by Essar Telecom, citing regulatory difficulties....

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Airtel and Safaircom Seeking Settlement in Mobile Money Complaint

  Two of Kenya's mobile networks have asked for more time to negotiate an out-of-court settlement in a dispute over market dominance on mobile money services....

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Orange Considering Sale of Kenyan and Ugandan Subsidiaries

  France's Orange has confirmed that it is reviewing the status of its Kenyan and Ugandan operations and would look to reduce its stakes or even sell the companies....

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Kenya's Safaricom Builds Up Backlog of Customer Loyalty Points

  Kenya's Safaricom has revealed that the value of unclaimed tokens in its customer loyalty programme has reached Sh3.2 billion (US$36 million)....

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Kenya's Yu to Close Network - Sell of Infrastructure and Customer Base

  Struggling Kenyan mobile network, Yu -- which is owned by India's Essar Group -- has applied to the telecoms regulator to close down its services....

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