Tag: Airtel Kenya

Telkom Kenya CEO Mugo Kibati Clarifies Merger Deal with Airtel and State of Market Dominace

Telkom Kenya CEO Mugo Kibati has clarified some issues surrounding the operations and plans of the operator on its path towards growth. The carrier,...
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Airtel Kenya To Get New 01xx Prefixes Pending Communications Authority Approval

We identify phone numbers between telcos by noting the first 4 numbers. If you're a Kenyan, it is easy to identify numbers that are...
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Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom’s Mobile Subscriptions

  The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has released the second quarter sector statistics for the financial year 2018/2019, that is from October to December...
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Airtel Expands 4G Coverage to Over 40 New Towns in Kenya

Kenya’s second largest mobile operator Airtel, which is also in talks with Telkom Kenya on a merger deal that will give rise to a...
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Telkom and Airtel Kenya Merger is Official, To Be Named Airtel-Telkom

For more than a year, rumours have been doing rounds that Telkom and Airtel were planning to merge their businesses in the process of...
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Telkom-Airtel Kenya Merger May Render Competition Report Obsolete

While telcos Airtel and Telkom Kenya are yet to make formal announcements about a possible merge, credible sources continue to hint that the acquisition...
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Telkom-Airtel Kenya Merger Rumoured to Take Shape Amid Talks with Top Executives

UPDATE: Telkom Kenya has admitted exploring conversations as it looks forward to offering customers the best value and superior experience. “It is common practice within...
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Airtel Kenya’s ChapaStori Festive Promotion Cuts Off-Net Calls to 1 Bob/Minute

Festive seasons are often marked by deals that range from product/service discounts to promotions by mobile operators. Airtel Kenya has joined this race with...
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Telkom Kenya Mobile Subscriptions Grow as CA Reports 100 Percent Mobile Penetration

Kenya has joined the likes of Japan, Finland and Sweden, among other developed countries across the globe with more than 100 percent in mobile...
Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya

Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya

Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Keny Buying data bundles has become part of our budget in this modern life and as Kenyans, you...

How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa

Using our smartphones to surf the web is one of the basic functions we do everyday. In Africa where the majority are on prepaid...
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GSMA and Kenya Mobile Operators Sign Charter to Protect Children Online

Kenya’s top mobile operators have signed a charter that will see them strive towards making the internet a safe place for children, as well...
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Airtel Africa Constitutes Board of Directors Following Equity Investment

Towards the end of October, Airtel Africa announced that it had received an investment of $1.25 million from a total of six investors. The funders,...

Airtel Kenya to Introduce 4G Coverage Outside Nairobi and Mombasa

A couple of months ago, Airtel Kenya officially introduced 4G services in the country, an unfashionably late move after a series of legal tussles...

Airtel Kenya Revises Amazing Data Plan with More Units and Free WhatsApp

The Finance Act 2018 is already in place. The law forced mobile operators to revise upwards their charges for calls, SMS and data services,...
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Airtel Kenya Joins Competitors in Hiking Calls, SMS and Data Pricing

The past one week has been filled with telco announcements of hiked prices, thanks to the Finance Act 2018. So far, Zuku, Safaricom and...
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Airtel Kenya Switches Off 0.6 Million SIM Cards as CA Enforces Registration Audit Report

A week ago, Kenya’s ICT watchdog the Communications Authority released some numbers based on a study it had performed on registered SIM cards. The...
Airtel Africa

Airtel to Roll Out 4G Coverage to Kenya’s Major Towns

It is always a good thing to have competitive choices for any product because fair rivalry pushes innovation and, in the end, the consumer...
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Parliament to Give Verdict on Kenya’s Carrier Dominance Tussle in A Few Weeks’ Time

In the past seven days, a lot of things have graced the telecom business in the country. To begin with, Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore...

Airtel Kenya Permanently Drops Rates for Voice Calls to Kes 2 Per Minute to All Networks

Kenya's second largest mobile operator, Airtel, has come a long way. While it is yet to make a notable impact on the local carrier...
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Airtel Tops Customer Loyalty Charts, Offers the Best Value in Data and Voice – Report

mSurvey, the platform that shapes the strategic framework for businesses based on real-time customer feedback, has released the second quarterly report for the Customer...

Airtel Kenya and Jumia Pair Up to Push Customer Acquisition

Airtel, Kenya's second largest telco has partnered with the country's largest e-commerce platform Jumia to offer subscribers shopping vouchers in a bid to push...
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Airtel Kenya Joins 4G Family with Nairobi and Mombasa Launch

Airtel Kenya has officially launched their 4G network in the country. The high-speed network that has been undergoing testing for the better part of...
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Airtel Money, Equitel Drop Free Money Transfers and Paybill

Subscribers who use mobile money services deployed by Airtel Kenya and Equity Bank’s MVNO, Equitel, will no longer enjoy free select services that have,...
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Bharti Airtel Registers Notable Operational Profit in Africa as Indian Market Slumps

India’s Bharti Airtel has announced its consolidated results for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018. Before we can look into the specifics of the...
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Airtel Kenya’s New Smart Postpaid Bundle Targets Heavy Users

Airtel Kenya has today announced the launch of a new triple-play bundle that aims to serve its heavy users on a postpaid plan. The...
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Communications Authority (CA) to Finally Announce Findings of Kenya’s Telecoms Competition Clause

The competition clause surrounding the operations of Kenya’s mobile telecoms industry was introduced a couple of years ago and in that time, the Communications...
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Airtel Kenya Clears Communication Authority’s 4G License Tab

About a week ago, we reported that there have been several sightings of Airtel 4G across different parts of the country and some customers...
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Airtel Kenya’s 4G Network Imminent as Rollout of 4G Sites Ongoing

For close to two years now, we've heard rumours of Airtel Kenya testing their 4G network but it has always remained that, rumours, up...

Airtel Kenya’s Mobile Banking Product M-Fanisi Plagued By Systemic Failures

The growth of mobile money services has come a long way, and while it is a safe bet that the sector has somehow mature,...

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