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Telkom Kenya Loses to Safaricom for Telcos with the Best Customer Experience

Kenya ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA) has since reported that mobile penetration in the country has crossed the 100 percent mark. Many locals...
Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa Reports 8.4 Percent Growth in Revenue Iin H1 as it Restructures Africa Operations

Airtel Africa, the continent’s second-largest operator behind MTN has announced its half-year results ended 30 September 2019. The results are marked by impressive numbers...

Airtel Kenya is Currently Experiencing Service Outage [UPDATE: ISSUES FULLY RESOLVED]

UPDATE 2: Outage has been resolved fully. We are pleased to inform you that the network issues has been resolved and services restored.  You can now...
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Safaricom Compels Telkom and Airtel to Pay KES 1.3 Billion Debt Before Merger Deal

The merger deal between Airtel and Telkom Kenya has evoked a series of issues in the last couple of days. ICT regulator the Communications...
Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa is the Continent’s Second Largest Mobile Operator

Airtel Africa is now second to MTN in terms of active subscriber count in the continent at 100 million. This development was made official...
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Airtel-Telkom Kenya Merger to Happen Before 2020

The Airtel-Telkom Kenya merger that was first made official to the public in January 2019 has not been completed for a variety of reasons,...
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Communications Authority Stops Airtel-Telkom Merger Following EACC Investigations

When it is not addressing issues surrounding the appointment of its next Director-General, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is tasked with policing the...
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Telkom Kenya Employees to Reapply for New Positions After Airtel Merger

A few days ago, Telkom Kenya announced its plan to let go 575 employees following an imminent merge deal with Airtel Kenya. Both mobile...
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Telkom Kenya to Fire 575 Workers Following Possible Merger with Airtel

The plan to merge Telkom and Airtel Kenya operations is gaining momentum if the notice published in dailies today is anything to go by....
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Airtel Kenya Cumulative Losses a Near Match to Safaricom’s 2019 Net Earnings

For and extended period, Airtel Kenya has been operating while incurring losses. The state's second largest carrier, which also saw an increased number of...
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Communication Authority Hints Airtel-Telkom Kenya Imminent Merger Approval

It has been a while since the proposed merger between Telkom and Airtel Kenya was communicated to the masses. As has been the case...
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Telkom, Safaricom Lose Market Share in Recent Sector Report

As has been the case over previous quarters, the number of mobile subscriptions continue to grow in the Kenyan market. According to the Communications...

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...
CA Kenya

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...
Airtel Africa

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...
Airtel Kenya

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...
Airtel Kenya

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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