Latest Telecoms News about Kenya

Safaricom Renews Plans to Buy Yu's Mobile Network Infrastructure

  Kenya's Safaricom has confirmed that it will apply to buy the network assets of smaller rival, Essar's Yu after overcoming regulatory problems....

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Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan Agree to Slash Roaming Charges

  Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a \"One-Network-Area\" by the end of his year....

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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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