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Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya

Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Airtel Kenya Catches a Huge Break After High Court Ruling on its Licensing Fees

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In the past, we highlighted the legal tussles Kenya’s second largest operator, Airtel, and ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA). The issue in question...

Airtel Terms Reports of Exit from Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda as “Devoid of Facts”

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After it was reported that Bharti Airtel was mulling over a possible exit from three East African countries i.e. Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania, the...
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Airtel Mulling Over Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania Exit to “Boost Margins in Africa”

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Just when we thought competition in the Kenyan telco space would lead to the cheaper prices and better days for the consumer, things have...
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Safaricom to Handle Transmission of Results in Repeat Polls for 22 Counties, Telkom and Airtel to Share the Rest

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Tomorrow, Kenyans from all walks of life will take a walk to respective polling stations and exercise their democratic duty in choosing a President...
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Telkom Kenya, Airtel and Jamii Telecom Apply for Extension of 4G Licenses

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Telco Safaricom has single handedly managed to spur the adoption of 4G network in the country, and was only joined a few months ago...

Airtel Kenya’s Losses are an Obstacle to its Financial Obligations

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Kenya’s second mobile phone service provider Airtel is deep into a KES 45 billion debt according to new information that has been published on...

Communications Authority of Kenya Pockets KES 311.6 Million in Penalties from Operators for Poor Service

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In a period spanning over a year since Kenya’s ICT watchdog Communications Authority (CA) consulted the public about its new laws that were clearly...

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and Airtel Kenya’s Licensing Row Mushrooms to High Court

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Airtel Kenya has locked horns with the local ICT watchdog, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) over the renewal of the operator’s operating permit....

Airtel Kenya’s Mother Company Bharti Airtel Reports 75 per cent Drop in Q1FY18 Profits

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Airtel Kenya’s parent company, Bharti Airtel has announced its consolidated results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017. The New Delhi-based telecommunication organization...

Mobile Use Soars in Kenya, 99 Percent Internet Subscribers are on Mobile

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A peek into the Sector Statistics Report for the third quarter of 2016/17 that was summarized by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) reveals...
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Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Awards JTL 4G Frequency Spectrum on Questionable Terms

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The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA), which is in charge of regulatory policing for the ICT sector in the country is under scrutiny after...

Change is in the Air as Airtel Kenya Gets a New CEO

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Change is in the air.

Airtel Dispels Rumours of African Market Exit, Says it’s Here to Stay

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After word went round last week that Airtel Africa, one of the largest telecommunications companies on the continent, was planning an exit from the...
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Series of Tactical Mistakes that Led Airtel Kenya to its Current Predicament

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With the debate on whether Safaricom dominance has been the biggest problem for Airtel Kenya, is there more to it?

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