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Kenya Communications Authority Clarifies Director-General Appointment Mess

On August 21, the tenure of the outgoing Director-General of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Francis Wangusi came to an end. As most...
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Mercy Wanjau Assumes Director-General Role at Communications Authority of Kenya

Kenya's ICT watchdog the Communications Authority of Kenya has a new Director-General - Mercy Wanjau. She will be taking over from Francis Wangusi, whose...
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Communication Authority Hints Airtel-Telkom Kenya Imminent Merger Approval

It has been a while since the proposed merger between Telkom and Airtel Kenya was communicated to the masses. As has been the case...

Telkom Kenya CEO Mugo Kibati Clarifies Merger Deal with Airtel and State of Market Dominace

Telkom Kenya CEO Mugo Kibati has clarified some issues surrounding the operations and plans of the operator on its path towards growth. The carrier,...

Kenya’s Communications Authority Unveils a Robust Digital Economy Blueprint

The Kenya government alongside the Communications Authority of Kenya has released the Digital Economy Blueprint that will be used to heighten the offerings of...
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Broadcasting: Local Music and Religious Content Consumption Still Popular as Comedy Takes a Hit

Broadcasting services appear to be growing from quarter to quarter if data from Kenya’s ICT regulator the Communications Authority (CA) is anything to go...
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Telkom-Airtel Kenya Merger May Render Competition Report Obsolete

While telcos Airtel and Telkom Kenya are yet to make formal announcements about a possible merge, credible sources continue to hint that the acquisition...
CA Kenya

Government to Launch New Mobile Money Product, Admits Poor Uptake of Interoperability

On December 8, Safaricom’s M-PESA services were subject to an outage that lasted for a couple of hours. The loss of service for the...
CA Kenya

Airtel Kenya Switches Off 0.6 Million SIM Cards as CA Enforces Registration Audit Report

A week ago, Kenya’s ICT watchdog the Communications Authority released some numbers based on a study it had performed on registered SIM cards. The...
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Kenya’s Regulator Slaps Safaricom With Kes.449 Million Fine Over Blocked Calls

Safaricom is facing another uphill battle after the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) imposed a 0.2 percent fine on the company's gross revenue from...
Mpesa

M-Pesa Loses Ground on Person-to-Person Money Transfers (UPDATED: NO THEY AREN’T)

UPDATE: The article below was based on figures provided by the Communications Authority of Kenya reporting on the mobile money transactions during the first...
EACO

Kenya’s CA Ushers in the 25th EACO Meet to Dive Into Regional ICT Practices

Earlier today, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) kicked off the 25th installment of the East African Communication Organization Assemblies (EACO) at Nairobi’s Safari...
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New Kenya Government Rules Require Devices to Allow Installation of “Additional Software” (UPDATED)

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has gazetted guidelines on features and technical specifications for mobile devices imported and distributed into the country. The...
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High Court Declares Kenya’s Communication Authority Monitoring System Illegal

Late last year, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) embarked on a plan to install a Device Management System (DMS) that was meant to...
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Safaricom Losing Market Share as Airtel, Telkom Gain Ground

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has released sector statistics report for the period October to December 2017. According to the report, Kenya's mobile...
Lycamobile

UK-Based Telco Lycamobile to Launch in Kenya with a Focus on Low-Cost International Calls

Lycamobile is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) based in the United Kingdom and operating in 23 countries. Being an MVNO means that Lycamobile...

Airtel Kenya Catches a Huge Break After High Court Ruling on its Licensing Fees

In the past, we highlighted the legal tussles Kenya’s second largest operator, Airtel, and ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA). The issue in question...
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Kenya’s Communication Authority to Choke out Unlicensed Courier Services

Following the budding of e-commerce platforms left, right and center in the Kenyan market, the Communications Authority of Kenya has taken note of the...

Kenya Government Opposes Proposal to Break Up M-Pesa From Safaricom

Towards the end of last month, a report by Analysys Mason, a firm that was hired by the Communications Authority of Kenya to look at...

African Countries in Capacity Building Efforts to Harness Internet Opportunities

African countries have intensified efforts to build relevant capacity on the continent to fully exploit opportunities presented by the internet. With the internet permeating...

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