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Amazon in Early Talks To Buy $2 Billion Stake in Airtel

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 and Safaricom Airtime from M-PESA for Free

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

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

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

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

Our mobile phone carriers have a lot of prefixes that they use to uniquely identify each other. We can generally tell which phone number...

Airtel and Telkom Appeal over Merger Conditions Set By Competition Authority

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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

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

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

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

With increasing data costs, most internet users have now become more cautious about how they spend their money especially concerning data bundles. Most telcos...
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What You Can do With Airtel’s Amazing Data Bundles

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

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

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

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

Since Mobile Money Interoperability was launched in Kenya, we have seen great improvements and even lower prices to send money from one network to...
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Safaricom Carries the Dominant Flag Proudly but Faults Abuse Claims

A quick search of "Safaricom Dominance" reveals that this has been an issue in the Kenya telco space for a while now, as early...
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Safaricom Unshaken by Imminent Price Wars in Telco Industry

Voice calls are still a big deal in Kenya, even without looking at international calls, local voice calls were recorded to have grown by...

Airtel Kenya Permanently Drops Rates for Voice Calls to Kes 2 Per Minute to All Networks

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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Telcos Told to Do Better as Push to Declare Safaricom Dominant Snags

Ever since Analysys Mason released a report recommending that Safaricom is declared dominant and its mobile money entity separated from its core business, Kenyan...
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TECNO Joins the Big Boys as One of Africa’s Most Admired Electronics Brand

TECNO Mobile has grown to be a household name in the African continent, thanks to the brand's ever-growing popularity across many countries. An evidence...
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