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Airtel Africa

Only Airtel Kenya Gained Market Share in Mobile Subscriptions in Q2 2019/2020

The latest sector statistics numbers from the Communications Authority of Kenya are here. The Authority, which is tasked with the policing of the ICT...

Communications Authority to Commercially Deploy TV White Spaces for Fixed Broadband

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has a new proposal that it hopes to adopt for its plan to develop a framework for Dynamic...
Cyberbullying

How to Report a Cyber-bullying Case in Kenya

What do you call willful and repeated harm through the use of electronic devices? Cyberbullying. It is a common practice today because, in our...
Mercy Wanjau- CA DG

Communications Authority Hosts 30 African States for The Generation of Satellite Notices

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is holding a special workshop on the generation of satellite notices in Kenya and other 30 African states....

Communications Authority Seeks Public Comments to Accelerate Low ICT Devices Uptake

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has acknowledged that the update of ICT devices in Kenya has not been at its best, and is,...
Ecommerce

Kenyans Spend Trillions Buying Goods and Services Online Amid a Challenging E-Commerce Space

The growth of e-commerce services in Kenya, while not necessarily returning profits to vendors, is something most people can see. In spite of the...
CA Kenya

Kenya Copyrights Board and CA Compel Broadcasters to Acquire Content Licenses Before Distribution

Broadcast service providers and telecoms content service providers have until November 29 to adhere to all copyright obligations as stipulated in their license conditions...
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Communications Authority Reinstates Francis Wangusi as Director-General

A couple of months ago, the tenure of Francis Wangusi as the Communications Authority's Director-General came to an end. The obvious step was appointing...
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CA Urges Carriers to Serve Low-income Areas as Kenyans with Mobile Phones Hit 61.5 Percent

Kenya ICT regulator, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has asked mobile carriers to erect more masts and networks boosters in areas with challenging...
CA Kenya

Strathmore and UoN Top Cybersecurity Hackathon Hosted by the Communications Authority

In recognition of the importance of governance in addressing cyber risks, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) held cybersecurity summit in Nairobi’s Safari Park...
CA Kenya

Communications Authority Cybersecurity Conference to Feature Hackathon Session for Local Universities

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is staging the National Cybersecurity Conference in Nairobi. The event started earlier today and will end on 25th...
Mercy Wanjau CA

Kenya’s Communications Authority is Developing a Draft Framework for TV White Spaces

Yesterday, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), Strathmore University, and other ICT policymakers and friends of the industry had an interesting discussion about TV...
Address Kisumu

Kenya National Addressing System Imminent as Development Draws to a Close

In 2016, the government of Kenya and key stakeholders revealed that they was going to set up a National Addressing System (NAS) for the...
UCC

Africa ICT Regulators Meet in Uganda to Address Over-the-top Media Concerns

Kenya’s Communications Authority (CA) is part of the teams in Entebbe, Uganda, for the World Telecommunications Standardization Assembly (WTSA), which is one of the...

Kenya Companies to Use TradNet System to Facilitate Import and Export of ICT Equipment

Kenya ICT regulator the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has issued a directive regarding the use of the Kenya TradeNet system for import and...
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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...
Mercy Wanjau

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...
Telkom kenya network issues

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...
TV

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...
Bob Collymore

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...

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