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Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Explains the Competition Clause in Telecommunications

The Communications Authority's responsibility of monitoring competition is motivated by the need to protect ICT users from unfair business practice - Ngene
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Kenyas Mobile Subscriptions Drop in Latest Regulator Quarterly Report

Kenya's Communication Authority has published the quarter 3 2016 Telecommunication sector statistics report for the quarter ending September. As usual the report compares a quarter...

Communication Authority of Kenya is Collaborating with ITU in Reviewing Kenya’s Innovation Ecosystem

The Communications Authority of Kenya is collaborating with the International Telecommunications Union in conducting a comprehensive review of ICT National Innovation Ecosystem. The review is...

Safaricom seeks Deadline Extension on Mobile Money Transactions Directive

Last week, the Competition Authority of Kenya ordered all telcos and commercial banks involved in the mobile money space to begin implementing measures aimed...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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