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Kenyan Banks, Telcos to Reveal all Fees Relating to Mobile Money Transactions

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Consumers will now have a full understanding of the various fees charged before accepting the terms of service for various loans.

Implementation of the National Addressing System to Cost Kshs. 2.8 Billion

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has been looking at creating a National Addressing System. The National Addressing System (NAS)  framework will allow for the for naming...

Communications Authority of Kenya to host 2016 Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium

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The Communications Authority of Kenya is set to host the 2016 Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union.  The summit is...

Communications Authority of Kenya Toughens Rules on Telcos to Improve Quality of Service

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The Communications Authority of Kenya is seeking public consultations on a raft of new measures aimed at improving the quality of services telcos offer...
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Communications Authority to Issue Tender Notices for Universal Service Fund by End July

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The fund has so far collected Kshs. 3.94 Billion with Ksh. 1.5 billion has been set aside for the implementation of USF projects focusing on voice and broadband.

Communications Authority of Kenya Deploys Monitoring Tool Aimed at Improving Postal Services

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In 2015, the Communications Authority of Kenya finalized the reviewing of guidelines for the Postal and Courier security management framework following consultations with the...
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Communications Authority of Kenya begins enforcing TV and Radio Programming Code

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40 Percent local content now a bare minumum as Kenyan regulator commences rules enforcement.

Safaricom Leads in Mobile Data Market Share as Internet Users in Kenya Surge

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has released Q3 sector results. According to the report, the number of internet subscribers grew by 3.8% to 24.8...
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Mobile Penetration in Kenya Grows to 89.2% With 38.3 Million Mobile Subscribers

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  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...

Communications Authority of Kenya publishes New Guidelines for Mobile Number Portability

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In 2011, Kenya launched the Mobile number portability program allowing subscribers to retain their mobile subscriber numbers whenever they opt to change mobile service...

Communications Authority revokes Licenses of Courier firms for Non-Compliance with Regulations

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Last Month, the Communications Authority of Kenya issued a notice to  postal and courier services of its intent to shut them down for failing...

Unsupervised Children account for 25% of Kenya’s Internet Users, Highlighting importance of Online Safety

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In August 2015, the Communications Authority of Kenya launched a campaign dubbed the “Be the Cop” which seeks to sensitize parents, guardians and teachers on...
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Kenya ICT CS Appoints new Communications Authority Board Members

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In February 2016, the Communications Authority Board was sent packing with the process of appointing new members beginning. The board positions fell vacant following withdrawal...

Communications Authority of Kenya looking to fight Cyber Crime in Tender Notice

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Kenya has in the recent past seen increased internet security threats which range from hacking, to stolen digital identities and even  malicious take down...

Communications Authority of Kenya to shut down operations of Unlicensed Courier services

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The communications Authority of Kenya has been looking to grow the courier sub-sector in Kenya in a bid to grow revenues. CA last year...

Communications Authority of Kenya says Board Members solicited Bribes from Airtel Kenya over License Renewal

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In 2015, we told you that telco Airtel Kenya was yet to renew its license with the Communications Authority of Kenya. Instead, Airtel was...
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Communications Authority of Kenya looking to Increase Universal Service Fund contributions

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Last week, we told you the Communications Authority of Kenya was set to hold a public forum to discuss a new set of regulations...

Communications Authority of Kenya to hold Public Forum on Draft ICT Regulations

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In 2015, the Communications Authority of Kenya invited stakeholders in the ICT sector as well as the general public to public consultations to provide...

Communications Authority of Kenya launches ICT Access Gaps survey Report

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Earlier in the year, the Communications Authority of Kenya and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics have launched the ICT enterprise survey targeting businesses and public...

Communications Authority of Kenya unveils system to Monitor Kenya’s Spectrum

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In a bid to better manage radio spectrum in Kenya, the Communications Authority of Kenya has unveiled a  Spectrum Management and Monitoring System (SMMS)...
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New Study to Highlight real state of Kenya’s ICT Sector

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In 2015, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics published the 2015 economic survey. According to the report, Kenya's internet penetration stood at  54.8% of the...
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Communications Authority of Kenya sets Tough rules for Couriers targeting Growth of E-commerce

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E-commerce is gaining momentum the world over with platforms such as E-Bay, Amazon and Alibaba turning into billion dollar businesses. Interestingly only 16% of...
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Communications Authority of Kenya loses Dominance Debate with Signing of New Law

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In 2015, Bharti Airtel initiated a debate seeking to have Safaricom declared the dominant player in the Telecommunications sector. Airtel Kenya is the second ...

Communications Authority on Customer Warranty, What you need to know

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Knock-off mobile devices continue to proliferate into the Kenyan market with many consumers duped to purchase them. In early September, leading OEM in Kenya...
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Kenya Mobile broadband Subscriptions Grow To 5 million, as Wananchi Group Leads Fixed Data

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The Communication Authority of Kenya released the quarterly statistics report  for the period between January and March 2015, on the mobile telephony sector. According...
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Splitting Safaricom Will Slow Global Growth Plans – CEO

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A debate has been raging on for nearly a year pitting the Communication Authority Kenya and the ICT Ministry against Safaricom over what is...
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Facts On Digital Migration You Should Pay Attention To

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There has been a lot of misconceptions and half-truths about digital migration being shared online and offline. Communications Authority has shared this with us...
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Airtel Wins Case to Compel Safaricom To Open Up Mpesa Agency Network

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Safaricom's main advantages that led to an edge over rivals in Kenya's mobile money industry include the vast agency network alongside the 21 million...

Stakeholders Raise Concerns Over Proposed Changes to Commercialize the .ke domain

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Players in the telecommunications service industry are raising concerns over the manner in which the Kenyan government is proposing to handle the Communications...

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