Latest Telecoms News about Kenya

Kenyan Networks Authorised to Start 4G Trials

  Two of Kenya's mobile network operators have been given regulatory permission to start testing LTE services ahead of a commercial launch....

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Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect their Mobile Money Platforms

  Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services....

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Safaricom Moves M-Pesa Platform to Improve Reliability

  Network problems with Kenya's M-Pesa service are expected to drop sharply as Safaricom completes the relocation of computers from Germany to Nairobi....

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Safaricom Renews Supplier Agreement with Aviat

  Aviat Networks has announced a new multi-year supplier agreement with Kenya's Safaricom....

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UNHCR and Vodafone bring tablet-based learning to people in Dadaab refugee camp

  The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone's philanthropic arm, have announced a partnership to bring mobile-based education programmes to pupils at 13 schools in one of the world's largest refugee camps....

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New CEO Named for Orange Kenya

  Orange Kenya has announced that Vincent Lobry is taking over as the company's new CEO, replacing Mickael Ghossein,...

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Essar Group Sells Kenyan Subsidiary for $120 Million

  Kenya's Safaricom and Airtel have formally signed the deal that will see them buying up the assets of Essar Group's local subsidiary, yuMobile....

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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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