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Could Telkom Kenya be Going Blue as it Sheds Off Orange Kenya Branding?

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We have known for a while now that Telkom Kenya was dropping the Orange Kenya branding seeing that latter sold its 60-percent stake in...
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Telkom Kenya to Roll Out 4G and New Mobile Money Platform “in a Few Months”

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Telkom Kenya plans to rebrand and roll out new products including 4G and new innovative mobile money platform in strategy to turn around the telco.
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Telkom Kenya Slashes Call Rates on their Holla Bundle

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Telkom Kenya, under the brand name Orange, launched a 24 hour daily bundle offering targeting the youth in 2012. The bundle dubbed "Holla", was...
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The Ripple Effect of Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi in Kenya

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“I cannot comment on that but if Kenya is a good fit, we shall definitely consider offering to launch it here” - Ime Archibong, Facebook’s...

Meet the Kaduda Smart: Telkom Kenya’s Cheapest Smartphone

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It's main selling point is the price.

Helios Plans Aggressive Mobile Money Strategy on Orange Kenya Takeover

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

The Eiffel Tower will be Linked to Social Media Posts During Euro 2016 Tournament

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Football matches usually generate a lot of interest on social media and specifically on Twitter due to the fact that the platform is perfect...

Telkom Kenya Introduces Second Generation Kaduda Feature Phone

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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...
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Orange may Return to East Africa with talk of Acquiring Millicom’s Africa Operations

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Late last year, we told you that France Telecom Orange was to sell its 70% stake in Telecom Kenya, which was to be purchased...

Orange launches 2016 Edition of Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East

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Orange has today announced the  call up for the 2016 edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize. The prize recognizes startups using innovation to...
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Orange plans to Launch a 100% Mobile Banking Service in 2017

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Orange has acquired a 65% in Groupama Banque setting path for the creation of 100% mobile banking service in France by 2017. Groupama Banque is owned...

Orange Partners with Google for Low Cost Android Smartphones After the Demise of Firefox OS

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Orange is partnering with Google as it seeks to reactivate its presence in several countries in the Middle East and Africa region. The partnership...
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Orange to Acquire Airtel Operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone

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In 2015, there was talk that Telco Bharti Airtel was planning to exit the African market. Airtel denied these reports which were occasioned by...

Equitel registers 23% Growth in Subscribers as Mobile Penetration in Kenya hits 88.1% of Population

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has released Q1 sector statistics report for the financial year 2015/2016 (July-September 2015). In the report, the CA highlights...
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Orange Kenya to Lay off 500 Workers in First Quarter of 2016

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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 Klif Smartphone Voted ‘Best Device for Africa 2015’

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Orange Klif is the first Firefox OS smartphone on the African continent. While we were not necessarily wowed by it during our review period,...

Orange API Developer Challenge: What You Need To Know

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Are you a developer or have a startup with a service, product or application? Well, the Orange Developer Challenge is something you might want...

Orange Gives Startups A Chance To Innovate During The Orange API Developers Challenge

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France Telcom Orange, will give Kenyan startups a chance to develop applications using the existing Orange APIs(SMS, USSD and Operator billing) in the Orange API...

Orange Klif Review: The Phone for Everyone Else

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For the most part, smartphones today are the most capable devices. Camera. Music player. Sound recorder. Entertainment guide. Newspaper. Work. For the advanced user,...

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

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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...

Firefox OS smartphone rollout in Africa continues with the Orange Klif

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Orange announced the Klif smartphone during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, back in March and stated that it would be bringing the device...

We’re not Switching Off Landline Services, Orange Kenya Says

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Telkom Kenya, which operates under the Orange brand, has announced that it is closing down its CDMA mobile network, after carrying out a review...
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Orange Rolls Out 3G in Mandera County

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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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Of Orange Kenya And Marketing Aimed Solely at Safaricom Subscribers

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It's tough out here, particularly when you are competing with a company that came while you were the sole service provider and watched them...

Orange Launches Alcatel Onetouch Pixi 2 Across Africa And Middle East

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Orange is today announcing the launch of the ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 smartphone - an affordable, feature-packed smartphone that will rapidly bring the benefits of...

Orange launches its third incubator partnership on the continent

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After the CTIC incubator in Senegal and the Ebène project in Mauritius, Orange announces the opening of the first start-up incubator in Niger. Orange Niger...
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Orange Kenya Extends 3G Coverage, Adds Four Counties

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Orange Kenya has extended high speed broadband network coverage in 4 more countries in the quest to cover the country with 3G connection. Marsabit,...
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Statement by Kenyan Telcos skirts around media reports of 650,000 unregistered SIM cards

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Media reports that the four Kenyan telco heads had been summoned by the Kenyan Criminal Investigations Department on call by the Communications Commission of...
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Orange goes cross-border in mobile-to-mobile money transfers in West Africa

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Mali, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire will be having a first from Orange, international money transfer, mobile on mobile. The product named "Orange Money International...
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Orange Kenya makes its data bundles more appealing, rewards you for purchase

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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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Orange Facebook Bila Net, how it works

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One day if we take a time travel back into year 2003 and someone told you that the dumbest of dumb phones could access...

Orange CEO calls for revenue share between Google and network operators

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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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Orange’s healthcare division to harness ICTs in Africa’s medi-care delivery

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Orange has unveiled several projects that utilise information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance medi-care delivery on the continent. Set up in 2007, the...

Orange Mobile internet users increase

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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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Orange Kenya lowers data bundle price, increases unlimited bundles price

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Orange Kenya has announced a move to re-align internet bundle s pricing and allocations figures. The new Bundles will be available in chunks of...

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