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Kenya’s 3G/4G Network Coverage Now at 96%

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5G has been the talk of the town in the recent months since Safaricom began its trials across the country. But its predecessors are...
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Google Backs Airtel India With Up To $1 Billion Investment

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Search engine giant and ad corporation Google will reportedly pump USD 700 million into Airtel India in an investment plan that will also see...

Airtel Africa to Spin off Airtel Money by the End of the Year

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Mobile money is king in Africa and its impressive growth is making telcos in the continent consider running their mobile money services independent of...

State of 5G in Kenya: What to Expect in 2022

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5G is going to be a hot topic come next year. Kenyan telcos and some smartphone manufacturers have made significant strides with 5G and...
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5G TECNO Smartphones To Launch in Kenya Next Year

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5G is picking speed in the country as it catches up with global 5G adoption. Smartphone manufacturers like Samsung and OPPO are already selling...

Airtel Money, World Remit to Allow Customers to Receive Money From 129 Countries

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Airtel Money has partnered with World Remit to allow Airtel customers to receive money from 129 countries, free of charge. World Remit is an international...
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Airtel Africa Appoints New CEO

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Leading telco and mobile money provider Airtel has appointed a new CEO for its Africa operations. Olusegun “Segun” Ogunsanya, Managing Director and CEO Nigeria...
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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...
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CA puts Two Kenyan Telcos Under Watch Over Call Quality

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has placed two mobile operators on notice over violating quality of services on their networks. Telkom Kenya and Airtel were...
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Airtel Selects Ericsson To Upgrade Its 4G Network, Makes It 5G Ready

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Airtel has today announced that they have selected the Swedish network provider Ericsson to modernize its 4G network in Kenya. The deal was signed in...
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Telkom and Airtel Mutually Decide To Drop Merger Talks

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Telkom Kenya and Airtel Networks have announced that they have dropped their planned merger talks, which have been ongoing for some time now. "After carefully...
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Amazon in Early Talks To Buy $2 Billion Stake in Airtel

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Amazon, the retail giant is being reported to buy a sizeable stake in the Indian mobile operator, Bharti Airtel. According to Reuters, three people with knowledge of...
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How to Buy Telkom Kenya Airtime from M-PESA for Free

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There are many ways of topping up your line with airtime, but the most popular one is through scratch cards. However, going to the...
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Airtel Offers Free Access to Longhorn Publisher’s E-Learning Platform

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The coronavirus outbreak has forced a digital transformation of sorts to various industries around the world. A critical sector is the education one which...
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Kenyans Will Send or Receive Money on All Bands For Free on Airtel Money Starting Tomorrow

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Airtel Kenya has announced that they have stripped away transaction fees on their mobile money platform for a specified period. According to the company, this...
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Telkom Kenya Takes Graft Agency to Court for Interfering with Airtel Merger

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Telkom Kenya has filed a suit to bar the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) from interfering with its merger with Airtel. According to Business Daily, the carrier...
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These are the New Prefixes for Safaricom and Airtel Issued by Regulator

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Our mobile phone carriers have a lot of prefixes that they use to uniquely identify each other. We can generally tell which phone number...
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Airtel and Telkom Appeal over Merger Conditions Set By Competition Authority

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Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya have filed a review of their proposed merger to the Competition Authority of Kenya over merger conditions. In a review...
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Airtel Shifts All Customers to New Out of Bundle Rates

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Airtel Kenya has announced that they have now shifted all of its customers to the new out of bundle rates which charge KES 1...
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Airtel New Amazing Data Bundles Offer Almost Double Data for The Same Price

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The Internet is part of our lives now and thankfully you can get data bundle prices at any price point. Competition has made it...

Airtel Kenya’s New #BeSure Out of Bundle Rates Are a Game Changer, Here is Why

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Millions of Kenyans browse the Internet everday from their mobile phones. We buy special Internet data bundles that are available at various price points....
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Report: Airtel Users Spend Almost 3 Times Longer on Phone Calls than Safaricom Users

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We use our phones today to do many things but one of its core functions is to make a phone call. Voice calls are...
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Competition Authority of Kenya Approves Airtel-Telkom Merger

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Competition Authority of Kenya has approved the Telkom-Airtel merger which is a culmination of months of streamlining for compliance
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Airtel Announces Out of Bundle Rates, Revamps Amazing Data Bundles

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Airtel has announced No Expiry Bundles and revamped Amazing Bundles which is good news for their customers
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Airtel Africa Reports 8.4 Percent Growth in Revenue Iin H1 as it Restructures Africa Operations

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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...
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Airtel Risks Fines From Yesterday’s Network Outage

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Yesterday, Airtel suffered a day long service outage which affected their over 12 million subscribers. According to Business Daily, the network is now risking being punished by...

Airtel Employees Fleeced Carrier of KES 670 Million in Mobile Money Fraud

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    It has since been revealed that Airtel Africa is prepping a listing in the London Stock Exchange, which implies that the telecoms corporation has...
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Airtel Africa Targeting a Valuation Half of Safaricom in London IPO

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Airtel Africa is one of the major telecommunications players in the African continent. They are present in 15 Africa countries that includes Kenya and...
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Airtel Expands 4G Coverage to Over 40 New Towns in Kenya

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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...

How to Take Advantage of Airtel’s Free WhatsApp

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The competition in the Kenyan telecom industry is getting heated up even with the implementation of the Finance Bill. With the focus now shifting...
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My Experience Using Airtel’s Amazing Data Bundles

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With increasing data costs, most internet users have now become more cautious about how they spend their money especially concerning data bundles. Most telcos...

What You Can do With Airtel’s Amazing Data Bundles

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Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles pack more value so that subscribers don’t have to pay more to connect with their friends and family or browse the internet.
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The Grim Effects of Kenya’s Finance Act 2018 on Cost of Internet

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When President Uhuru Kenya signed into law the Finance Act 2018, Kenyans did not anticipate the vast implications of the bill. On the surface,...
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USSD Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya

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USSD codes is one technology that is used widely in Kenya. We use it for a host of things that range from buying airtime...
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M-Pesa to Airtel Money Transaction Charges

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Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...