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Mawingu Raises KES 1.12 Billion to Expand Fixed Internet Access to 25 Kenya Counties

Mawingu, the internet service provider that initially served customers in the Mt. Kenya region, has announced an expansion to 25 counties following securing Series...

60.2 Percent of Kenya’s Fixed Data Users are Connected Via Fibre

The number of Kenyans using fixed data has been increasing over the last couple of years. Zuku, which is owned by the Wananchi Group,...
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Kenya Power Fixed Internet Service Will Be Named Lit Fibre, To Launch in June 2023

At the end of 2021, we learned that Kenya Power was planning to offer internet services in rural areas. These areas are hardly served by...

Nigeria Has One of the Slowest Broadband Internet Connections Globally At 13.45Mbps

In the recently published Digital Quality of Life (DQL) Index, cybersecurity corporation Surfshark ranked 110 countries based on their overall digital wellbeing. On the...
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Safaricom Once Again Ousts Zuku and JTL as Leading Fixed Internet Providers

Data and broadband services are interesting services, particularly over this period when some people are working from, and some educational institutions have adopted online...

Convergence Partners: Fixed Broadband Only Reaches 7 Percent of Sub-Saharan Africa Population

Private equity investor that focuses on tech firms Convergence Partners has closed its third fund, the Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at US$120...
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How To Avoid Exhausting Your Home Fibre Data Cap

Fibre data caps are here, and people have all kinds of issues with them, and for good reason. Looking at the plans, especially for Home...

This is How Expensive Broadband Speeds Were in Kenya 19 Years Ago

We usually take our current broadband speeds for granted. Sure they have become more expensive due to a recent tax slapped on them, but...

60% of Kenyans With Fixed Broadband Connections Have Less Than 10Mbps

Fixed broadband connections in the country have been increasing year on year in the country. In urban areas, it is not uncommon to see...

The Australian National Broadband Network (NBN) Explained

The flyer arrived in your letterbox announcing that the National Broadband Network (NBN) will be available in your area soon. You get all excited...

Kenyans Will Use Almost Triple The Amount of Data in 2022 Compared to 2018

Internet use in Kenya has been steadily growing, especially after the introduction of smartphones into the market. Combine the effect of having cheap smartphones...
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Kenya Ranks Second in Broadband Speeds in Africa

Internet use is part and parcel of our lives in the current age and it is kind of sad we all don't have the...
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Kenyans Can Download a 7.5GB File 21 times Faster Than Users in Gabon – Report

Kenyans have the fastest internet speeds in Africa according to a report by a British company
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Google’s Nairobi Based Carrier-Neutral Fiber Project Csquared Closes USD 100m Investment

Google and partners IFC, Convergence Partners and Mitsui fund Csquared USD 100 million to roll out carrier-neutral fiber infrastructure in Africa.
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Choosing between Zuku and Netflix versus DSTV: A Detailed Comparison

With Netflix's recent announcement to bring its content to an additional 130 countries globally, including all of Africa, you are probably wondering if you...
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AccessKenya sets more millions for fibre deployment in 2013

Internet is the next frontier, and AccessKenya has decided to push in more investment to widen the infrastructure installation. The ISP made an announcement...

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