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Peter Ndegwa Safaricom

Safaricom Loses Market Share for Second Straight Quarter

Safaricom has dropped a further percentage point of subscriber market share in the three months to the end of September, making it the second...
Communication Authority of Kenya new Mobile Termination Rates

Making Calls Across Different Networks Set to Be Cheaper for Kenyans

Mobile phone users in Kenya will be able to call at cheaper rates from the 1st of March 2024. ICT industry regulator the Communications...
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Airtel Customers Make the Longest On-Net Calls

Airtel Networks Limited customers spent more time on a single on-net call averaging 2.8 minutes compared to users on other networks. Thus, it appears...
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Airtel 5G Network Officially Launched in Kenya, Rolls Out To 16 Counties

Kenya will now have a second operator bringing 5G to its subscribers. Airtel, the country's second largest network has officially launched its 5G network....
Airtel Network Expansion announced by Bharti CEO

Network Expansion Plans Announced by Airtel Kenya

Airtel Kenya today announced plans for its netwok expansion. The objective of the expansion is to meet the growing demand for data services in...

Airtel Kenya Launches All-in-One Bundles

Airtel Kenya has announced a new product called Airtel Premier, which will see its customers enjoy all mobile units under a single plan. This...

Airtel Kenya Customers Record Longer on-net Calls

ICT regulator the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has published new data regarding the state of the telephony market in the country for the...
Safaricom 5G on Infinix Zero Ultra

Kenya Has 300,000 5G Users

5G has made interesting progress in the past two years with Safaricom leading the way and now Airtel joining the bandwagon. The latest sector...

List of Airtel Kenya eSIM Compatible Devices, Including Motorola

Airtel Kenya became the third telco in Kenya to offer eSIM yesterday. In an event attended by Airtel Africa's CEO Segun Ogunsanya, the telco...

Airtel Kenya Launches eSIM, How to Activate and Supported Devices

Airtel Kenya has joined Faiba and Safaricom by launching eSIM support for its customers. The event was attended by Airtel Africa CEO Segun Ogunsanya,...

Airtel Confirms 5G Roll Out in Kenya

Back in 2021, we learned that Airtel Kenya had entered the 5G race after the telco reported it had upgraded some of its sites...

How to Purchase Airtime from M-PESA to Telkom, Airtel Kenya for Free

Making phone calls is one of the most important things that people do with their phones. Those calls are also paid for, which means...
Hustler Fund on MPESA app

Hustler Fund: How to Apply and Get Accepted

The creation of the Hustler Fund was President William Ruto's main campaign promise and as soon as he got into Office, he created the...

SIM Penetration Jumps Two Points Following Overall Increase in Subscriptions

Mobile (SIM) subscriptions have undergone ups and downs this year. At the end of the fourth quarter of the previous financial year, it emerged...

Airtel Money is Officially a Separate Business Entity from Airtel Kenya

A couple of months ago, we learned and reported that Airtel Money was going to be split from Airtel Kenya. It marked the first...

M-PESA to Be Separated from Safaricom by January 2023

The Safaricom split story has always been a hot discussion topic among lawmakers, and other people with vested interests in the matter. The story,...

Telco 3G/4G Coverage One of the Winners in Concluded Kenya Polls

Kenya had peaceful polls in 2022, after which William Ruto was declared the President. The elections were also backed by a ton of technology...

State of Mobile Money in Kenya in 2022: M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money

Mobile money penetration has grown steadily since last year when it stood at 68%. It now stands at 73.8% as of March 2022 according...

State of 4G in Kenya in 2022: Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom, Equitel and Faiba

Telcos globally, in the continent and in the country are switching to 5G. We've even seen 5G devices being launched in Kenya ranging from...

Airtel Africa Posts Revenue Growth Led by West African States

The financial results for Airtel Africa for the second quarter of 2022 (ended 30 June) have been revealed. The corporation, which is present in 14...

Airtel Money Taps Former CDSC Exec as Board Chair

Airtel Kenya has announced the appointment of Rose Mambo as chair for Airtel Money Kenya Limited. This follows the split of the mobile money product,...
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Airtel Kenya Buys Extra 60 MHz Spectrum to Boost 4G, Parts with $40 Million

Airtel Kenya has announced the purchase of 60 MHz of additional spectrum in the 2600 MHz band from the Communications Authority of Kenya. The transaction cost Kenya’s...

Airtel Money Has Been Split from Airtel Kenya

Airtel Kenya has announced that it will be separating its mobile money product, Airtel Money, from the company. Airtel Money will then be under Airtel...

Airtel Kenya Appoints New CEO and Board Chair

Kenya’s second largest telecom operator Airtel Kenya has made some changes in its management team. First and foremost, its CEO Mr. Prasanta Das Sarma has...

Mobile Money Penetration Hits 73.8 Percent Thanks to M-PESA

The latest sector data from the Communications Authority of Kenya has revealed that Safaricom’s M-PESA is still king in the mobile money space. We...

IEBC Yet To Determine Mobile Network Operator For Results Transmission

As we have come to learn, the August polls are gaining more momentum in terms of campaigns, and assurances that aspirants want the electoral...

Airtel Kenya’s Struggle To Raise Funds Sees It Sell A Quarter Of Its Mobile Money Stake For KES 64B

Airtel Kenya has sold 25.77 percent of its mobile money product Airtel Money in a deal that seeks to raise more cash for the...
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Airtel Kenya Fixes Downtime Affecting Airtel Money, Utility App

Some of you might have noticed that some Airtel services have been down. This is one of the rare chances that this issue has affected...

Complete Guide To Confirming SIM Details For Safaricom, Faiba, Telkom, and Airtel Kenya

The SIM card registration exercise was supposed to end in Mid-April this year. However, following public outcry about the registration process, and the issues...
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Airtel Kenya Pays KES 2.2 Billion To The CA For Additional Internet Spectrum

News from Airtel Kenya and the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) state that the carrier has paid KES 1.13 billion for a network license....
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

Communications Authority Extends SIM Card Registration Deadline[Updated]

The past few days have been hectic for Kenyan telcos and individuals trying to beat this week's deadline(April 15th) to validate their lines...
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

CA, Telco Heads Clarify SIM Registration Process

There has been a lot of miscommunication in the past few weeks as Kenyan Telcos rush to beat the deadline to register SIM cards...

CA Backtracks Registering SIM Cards Afresh

Communication Authority has backtracked on its push for Kenyan Telcos to register all its users. The Regulator has been calling telcos Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel...

M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money Agency Interoperability To Launch in 2024

The last couple of days or weeks have been interesting in the mobile money space. See, it has become apparent to many people now that...
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How To Update Your Airtel Kenya SIM Details Online

Kenyans are rushing to telco care centres and their respective agents to re-register their SIM cards. What is the rush for? - you ask....

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