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Telkom Kenya: Years of Heritage, Maturity and a New Beginning

The heritage of Kenya’s telecommunications sector dates back to the country’s pre-independence days – the 1940s and 1950s. With the advent of independence and...
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Telkom Kenya is Gifting Subscribers with 1GB/Day of 4GFORFREE Data and Free WhatsApp

  It is now official that Orange Kenya is no more; in its place is Telkom Kenya, which aims to regain its glory in the...
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Telkom Kenya’s Rebrand Takes it Back to its Roots With New Logo, 4G and Mobile Money Revolution

About a year ago, Helios Investment Partners acquired 60-percent stake in Telkom Kenya and the Kenyan government increased its stake from 30-percent to 40-percent...

Telkom Kenya Outs Free Amkia MBundle For Early Risers

Telkom Kenya, which plans to drop the Orange Kenya name, has introduced a mobile data subscription called Amkia MBundle. Based on its name, the 50MB bundle package will...

Telkom Kenya to shed Orange Brand in April 2017

In Late 2015, France Telkom Orange announced it would offload its 70% in Telkom Kenya marking the exit of the player in the Kenyan market. The...

Why Orange Kenya Introduced the KADUDA Phone

In 2015, Orange launched a feature phone called Kaduda. Kaduda was an acronym for camera, dual-sim capabilities and data, meaning users could access the...

Meet the Kaduda Smart: Telkom Kenya’s Cheapest Smartphone

It's main selling point is the price.

Former Access Kenya Deputy CEO Kris Senanu to head Telkom Kenya’s Enterprise Division

A few weeks ago, France Telkom Orange completed the sale of its 70% stake in Telkom Kenya. Helios Investment Partners acquired 60% of the...

Telkom Kenya Unveils New Management Team Focusing on Four Divisions

France Telkom Orange announced in November 2015 it was exiting the Kenyan market by selling its 70% stake in Telkom Kenya. Helios Investment Partners were...
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Orange Formally Exits Kenya Market with Majority Stake Sale to Helios

Hot on the heels of the announcement by the Kenyan government that it would be adding an extra 10% more stake in mobile network...

Helios Plans Aggressive Mobile Money Strategy on Orange Kenya Takeover

France Telkom Orange announced in November 2015 it was exiting the Kenyan market by selling its 70% stake in Telkom Kenya. Helios Investment Partners...
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Helios Investment Partners Takeover of 70% of Telkom Kenya set for Cabinet Approval

In Late 2015, we announced that France Telkom Orange would offload its 70% in Telkom Kenya marking the exit of the player in the Kenyan...

Telkom Kenya Introduces Second Generation Kaduda Feature Phone

Even as the race to upgrade to a smartphone heats up and more and more Kenyans ditch feature phones for them, there's still a...

Orange Telkom Kenya settling Debts ahead of eventual Exit of Market

Yesterday, we told you Orange had begun laying off part of its staff in a workforce rationalization plan spearheaded by PricewaterhouseCoopers with 500 employees...

Orange Kenya may pay an extra Kshs 800 Million for Dragging Exit of Kenyan Market

Late 2015, we announced that France Telkom Orange would offload its 70% in Telkom Kenya marking the exit of the player in the Kenyan...

Orange Kenya to Pay former Telkom Kenya employees Kshs. 1.8 Billion to Settle Suit

In November, France Telkom Orange Kenya announced that Helios Investment Partners had purchased its  70% in Orange Kenya with the government retaining the other...
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Orange Kenya to Lay off 500 Workers in First Quarter of 2016

Kenyan Telco Orange Kenya, has today announced that the company will be laying off a third of the workforce. This is in the coming...

Orange Kenya Acquisition: Why Helios over Viettel and What next

Last week, France Telcom Orange which owns Telkom Kenya announced the sale of its 70% stake in the telco to  Helios Investment Partners. Helios...

France Telecom Orange Exits Kenya Market with sale of 70% Stake to Helios

In October, National Treasury CS Henry Rotich said that France Telcom Orange was in the final round of negotiations with an unidentified party seeking...

Orange Klif is the First Firefox OS Smartphone in the Kenyan Market

Orange Kenya estimates smartphone penetration in the country to be between 20-25%. That means that a majority of Kenyans still don't have a smartphone...
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Orange Rolls Out 3G in Mandera County

Orange has rolled out its GSM network in Mandera County. The roll-out of the GSM network in Mandera is part of the company's ongoing...
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Orange Kenya Extends 3G Coverage, Adds Four Counties

Orange Kenya has extended high speed broadband network coverage in 4 more countries in the quest to cover the country with 3G connection. Marsabit,...

Orange Kenya Upgrades Network to Fibre

Vandalism and cable cuts have taken a great toll on Orange Kenya's copper network, replacements are both costly and complex. The broadband provider had...
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Orange introduces Alcatel Idol OT 6030D, a 4.7 inch Android Smartphone in Kenya

Announced sometime in January this year and made available in markets from May, Alcatel OT-6030D has been made available in Orange Kenya stores. The...
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Orange Kenya makes its data bundles more appealing, rewards you for purchase

Orange Kenya has a new offer where they reward customers with a 100% data bonus with every purchase from 20 MB to 5 GB....
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Previously an offer, Orange Kenya’s Tujuane Tariff goes permanent

Orange Kenya has just announced that the recently rolled-out Tujuane Tariff has gone permanent. I am not sure how long it's going to be...

Orange CEO calls for revenue share between Google and network operators

Orange Kenya CEO Mickael Ghossein has called on search giant Google to consider sharing revenues accrued from traffic which runs on other providers’ networks...
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 selling at Orange Kenya for Kshs 58,000

Orange Kenya also joined on the fray, albeit late to sell the Galaxy S 4. Orange Kenya is selling the Galaxy S 4 in...
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Orange Kenya launches mobile internet bonus offers for pre-pay users

At a press event last night, Orange Kenya launched a two month promotion to reward prepay mobile internet users for consumption. Each purchase from...

Orange Mobile internet users increase

The number of mobile internet users on the Orange network rose up by 2. 4% between July - September 2012. This increase is consistent...
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You can now top up your Orange SIM card via M-Pesa

You will no-longer be tied to the previous methods to get your Orange line topped up with airtime, not when shops close or when...
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Orange Kenya unveils PEWA, an emergency airtime credit product

Orange Kenya has launched a product that allows pre-paid customers on the network access emergency airtime if they run out of it and need...

Orange unveils promotion ahead of CCK’s deadline to switch off counterfeit handsets

Orange Kenya has launched the Chagua Original campaign. Through the campaign, the company is offering its subscribers up to 60% discount on 3G-enabled devices....
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Orange one month campaign for Western Kenya

Orange has a plan for Western Kenya, with the deal being to increase uptake of Orange products. The sales promotion dubbed "Orange Yefwe", translated...
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Orange unveils Huawei Gaga X1 (Ideos U8180) at a Kes 8799 price point

I am liking the entry level smartphone wars as it stands. With yesterday's launch of the Galaxy Pocket, Orange later in the evening announced...

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