Tag: Airtel Kenya

Safaricom

M-PESA to Be Separated from Safaricom by January 2023

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

IEBC Yet To Determine Mobile Network Operator For Results Transmission

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Airtel kenya

Airtel Kenya Pays KES 2.2 Billion To The CA For Additional Internet Spectrum

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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]

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Airtel Kenya

How To Update Your Airtel Kenya SIM Details Online

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

Mobile Money Merchant Payment Interoperability Launch This Friday

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A couple of days ago, we had learnt that the CBK was in the process of compelling Safaricom’s Lipa na M-PESA product to accept...

Here Are Airtel Money Transaction Charges for 2022

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M-PESA is part of Kenyans now because the majority of locals use Safaricom services (the telco has more than 64 percent market share). The...

Explained: Airtel Kenya’s Legal Tussles With the Communication Authority

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Airtel Kenya and the Communications Authority of Kenya have always had a tussle about money, especially regarding spectrum fees. The fight has been ongoing...
Airtel kenya

How Revised Termination Rates Ease Financial Burden From Airtel, Telkom Kenya

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Towards the end of 2021, ICT regulator the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) announced plans to cut call termination rates, also referred to as...
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Airtel Kenya’s Bazu Bundle Offers Up to 90 GB of Data Per Month

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Airtel Kenya has never shied away from launching affordable data packages. This time around, the second-largest operator in the country has released a data package...

How to Buy Airtime for All Networks Without Transaction Charges

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There are several ways of topping up airtime on your phone. You can choose to buy a scratch card, which is the most popular...
Telkom kenya network issues

Telkom, AccessKenya Record Lowest Internet Speed Scores in Q2 2021

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The internet performance report for the second quarter of Q2 is out. The assessment looks into Kenya's mobile and fixed network performance, and how...
Airtel Africa

Airtel Kenya Adjusts Call Rates, Unliminet and Amazing Bundles Remain Untouched

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The amendment of the Finance Bill (2018) has gone into effect, which means that phone users will need to dig deeper into their pockets...

Airtel Money Reduces Withdrawal Fees In Tariff Changes

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Airtel Kenya is set to revise its mobile money charges from June 3. The changes will affect the amount customers pay to withdraw funds from...
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Airtel to Continue Operations in Kenya

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UPDATE Airtel has confirmed that they're not halting their Kenyan operations. Here's a statement from Airtel Kenya CEO Prasanta Das Sarma: "We remain committed to delivering...

Airtel Kenya, Safaricom Say Spectrum Fees Are Too High

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Spectrum fees have always been very high in Kenya. The issue, however, is being revisited by operators who have since cited the high fees as...
Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa Reports $472m Operating Profit Driven by Data and Mobile Money

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Airtel Africa has revealed its half yearly results for 2020, ended September 30. The operator, which serves tens of markets in the continent, has reported...
Airtel TV

Airtel Kenya Slides into Entertainment Space with A No-subscription Airtel TV App

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Airtel Kenya has launched a TV app that allows customers to stream news, movies, and documentaries, to mention a few. All you need is an Airtel line. Also, it is a no-subscription model.
Telkom Kenya

Telkom, Safaricom Lose Market Share as Kenya Hits Record High Mobile Penetration

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New numbers from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) are here. As it has always been the case, the numbers round up several elements...
Digital

Relevant Content Still Lacking for Mass Digital Inclusion

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Digital services and the internet as a whole are very much at the heart now of how the public, economic, and social life run....