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

Change is in the air.

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

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

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

Airtel Kenya Loses Kshs. 531 Million Tax suit Against Kenya Revenue Authority

A while back, this blog ran a story that the Kenya Revenue Authority had filed a suit against Airtel Kenya seeking Kshs. 531 Million in...

Airtel Money Card Comes Back to Life in Kenya With Emphasis on Online Payments

  In 2014, Airtel Kenya partnered with Chase Bank and Visa in launching a prepaid debit card called Airtel Money Visa Card. The card allows customers...
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Mobile Penetration in Kenya Grows to 89.2% With 38.3 Million Mobile Subscribers

  The Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) has released the latest (Q3 2016) statistics report for the period between January and March 2016 on the mobile telephony...

Kenya Revenue Authority Loses Tax suit Against Airtel Kenya

A while back, we told you that the Kenya Revenue Authority had filed a suit against Airtel Kenya seeking Kshs. 531 Million in back...

Airtel Kenya Targets New Customers With Free Calls, Data and SMS

Airtel Kenya has been looking to grow its subscriber numbers locally through innovative product offerings. In February 2015, Airtel unveiled a bundled product focused on...

Airtel to Provide an Online Sim Control Tool for Corporates

Airtel Kenya has partnered with South African firm FlickSwitch International to launch a Sim management tool targeted at corporate firms. The solution referred to...
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Bharti Airtel losses in Africa declined to $59 Million in the last Quarter from $183 Million

Bharti Airtel, the mother company for Airtel Kenya announced its financial results for its fourth quarter, period ending March 31st 2016.  On its operations...
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Airtel Kenya seeking to Bolster its Airtel Money through recruiting of New Agents

Last week, the Communications Authority of Kenya released  Q1 2016 statistics report for the period between July and September 2015. From the report, 122,343,743 transactions...

Airtel Kenya Plans to Launch 4G LTE in 2016

In 2015, Airtel Kenya embarked on a network optimization exercise through network upgrades and  refarming to improve network coverage, increase capacity and boost user...

Airtel Kenya ranked top telecom brand on Social Media use in Africa

Social media has become an integral part of brand operations. It has evolved from a tool of communicating with customers into a full scale...

Airtel Kenya launches Akiba Mkononi to take on M-Shwari

In December 2015, the  Communications Authority of Kenya has released Q1 sector statistics report for the financial year 2015/2016 (July-September 2015). The statistics in...

Airtel Kenya seeks waiver on License Renewal Fees

In 2015, we told you that telco Airtel Kenya was yet to renew its license with the Communications Authority of Kenya. Instead, Airtel was...

Airtel Kenya Unveils New Unliminet Bundles

In February 2015, Airtel unveiled a new data offering called Unliminet. Unliminet offered cheaper data bundle offerings besides giving social media users the promise...

Airtel Kenya to Register Customer Lines Afresh following New CA Regulations

https://twitter.com/AIRTEL_KE/status/686910525666668545?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw In 2013, the Kenyan government directed all four Telcos at the time to register all SIM cards held by their subscribers. The directive followed...

Airtel Kenya allows Post Pay Customers to pay Via M-Pesa PayBill

https://twitter.com/Buggz79/status/686498319154032640 The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) recently released  Q1 sector statistics report for the financial year 2015/2016 (July-September 2015). In the report, the CA...
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Airtel Kenya Protests Deletion of Clause giving CA Power to declare Telco players Dominant

A while back, a debate raged on pitting the Communication Authority of Kenya, the ICT ministry and Safaricom, with regards to regulations seeking to...

Airtel slashes Roaming Charges for Subscribers across 16 African Countries

Airtel has unveiled a product dubbed “One Airtel” that will allow Airtel Kenya customers to enjoy a flat rate when roaming across 16 countries...

Mobile Data Propels Kenya’s Internet Penetration to 69% of the Population

The Communication Authority of Kenya has released the fourth quarter statistics report  for the period between April and June 2015 on the mobile telephony...

Airtel Kenya, Distributors Fail to agree on Arbitrator in Pricing Dispute

In May 2015, 20 dealers and distributors of Airtel Kenya went to Court seeking  to quash a notice issued by the Telco effecting new...

Airtel Introduces Insurance Product Tied to Mobile Subscribers’ Consumption Habits

Airtel Kenya has partnered with Pan Africa Insurance and MicroEnsure to bring a new product to its subscriber base. The product, Airtel Insurance, is...

Airtel Kenya Picks Marketing Director Replacement Levi Nyakundi From Tanzania Subsidiary

About a month ago, Safaricom raided Airtel and managed to poach its Marketing Director, Charles Wanjohi, who joined Safaricom as Head of Department in...

CSR Tops List of Things Airtel Kenya Plans For Kshs 19 Billion Investment

Airtel Kenya plans to invest Kshs. 19 Billion into the Kenyan Market over the next three years in a move aimed at bolstering its...
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Kenyan Parliament To Debate Regulations On Safaricom’s Dominance

A debate has been raging on for nearly a year pitting the Communication Authority Kenya and ICT Ministry against  Safaricom over what is seen...
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Airtel Pegs Growth on Regulator Decision Declaring Safaricom Dominant Player

Airtel hopes to ride on a decision by the Communication Authority of Kenya declaring Safaricom the dominant player to propel its growth. Airtel, which...

Here’s where you can get Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge through Airtel Kenya

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are already selling in Kenya. They were officially launched in this market on 16th April and before then...

Airtel Kenya’s UnlimiNET tariff will make sure you continue tweeting even after you exhaust your bundles

Airtel Kenya announced a new tariff aimed at attracting social media users with the promise of uninterrupted access to their favourite social networks long...
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Airtel Confirms Date Of Availability Of iPhone 6 In Kenya

Sometime back we got wind of information that Airtel will be selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus in Kenya. Now the mobile...

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