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CS Mucheru Wants Smartphone Prices Lowered

The Cabinet Secretary for ICT Joe Mucheru has tasked the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) to develop ways that will see Kenyans buy and...
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Telkom Kenya’s Loon Goes Official, Records 19 Mbps Down Speeds

Loon, or as popularly known Project Loon is finally official in Kenya. Telkom Kenya and Alphabet started testing Project Loon more nearly two years ago. The project, which...
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Telkom, Safaricom Lose Market Share as Kenya Hits Record High Mobile Penetration

New numbers from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) are here. As it has always been the case, the numbers round up several elements...
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Relevant Content Still Lacking for Mass Digital Inclusion

Digital services and the internet as a whole are very much at the heart now of how the public, economic, and social life run....
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Telkom Kenya Ziada Points: How to Opt-in, Redeem and Use the Loyalty Units

Some of us might not know that Telkom Kenya has a loyalty program for pre-pay customers known as Ziada points. For the most part,...
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Project Loon and Telkom Kenya 4G Project Sends Three More Balloons to Kenya

Project Loon was officially launched by President Kenyatta a couple of weeks ago. The announcement was motivated by the need to avail mobile internet...
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How to Buy Telkom Kenya Airtime from M-PESA for Free

There are many ways of topping up your line with airtime, but the most popular one is through scratch cards. However, going to the...
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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...
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First Balloon for Telkom Kenya’s Internet-Beaming Loon Project Arrives in Kenya

A couple of days ago, President Kenyatta announced that Project Loon was going to start operations after securing approvals from the Communications Authority of...
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Loon to Beam 4G Signals to Larger Central Kenya in the Next ‘Few Weeks’

Earlier today in an address by President Kenyatta, it emerged that Project Loon, the high-flying, internet-beaming balloon project by Telkom Kenya and Google (Alphabet)...
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Google Loon and Telkom Kenya Get Approval to Rollout Commercial 4G Internet to Remote Areas

Kenya has signed an agreement with Google Loon which will provide internet access to Kenyans as they work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. This...

Telkom Kenya Co-owned 36TB Submarine Cable DARE1 Finally Arrives in Mombasa

Submarine cable, the Djibouti Africa Regional Express-1 (DARE 1), has finally arrived in Mombasa. The cable, which is developed with investment from Kenya’s third-largest...
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Telkom Kenya Makes it Even Easier to Top-up From M-PESA With New Menu

Mobile data wars have always been a norm in Kenya, and for the most part, consumers benefit from the tussles because operators are tasked...
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Telkom Kenya Now Offers Upto 100% More Data For The Same Price

Telkom Kenya has revised their data bundles where now you can have more data for the same price which is a win win for its customers.
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Djibouti Fiber Optic Cable with Kenyan Landing Point to Go Live Next Year

Djibouti African Regional Express (DARE 1), the 4,854 km undersea fibre optic whose landing point in Kenya will be managed by Telkom Kenya is...
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Turns Out Telkom Kenya’s Generous 30 GB Gbambe Plan Has Serious Limitations

In the spirit of remaining relevant in the mobile data market, Telkom Kenya announced a new product named Gbambe. It is a data subscription...
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Telkom Kenya Loses to Safaricom for Telcos with the Best Customer Experience

Kenya ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA) has since reported that mobile penetration in the country has crossed the 100 percent mark. Many locals...
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Telkom Kenya WeKENData Offer Gives You Heaps of Data for a Steal

Mobile data wars in the Kenya mobile telephony market are nothing new. All three major carriers have their set of plans that appeal to...
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Telkom Kenya Claims It Does Not Owe KES 900 Million, Says Safaricom Inflated the Debt

Telcos Airtel and Telkom Kenya rolled the dice on a merger deal in early 2019. The plan was to see the carriers combine some...
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Safaricom Compels Telkom and Airtel to Pay KES 1.3 Billion Debt Before Merger Deal

The merger deal between Airtel and Telkom Kenya has evoked a series of issues in the last couple of days. ICT regulator the Communications...
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Telkom Kenya Faults Safaricom’s Interference in Merger Deal with Airtel

We have covered a lot about the merger deal between Airtel and Telkom Kenya. The two carriers, which are cannibalized by Safaricom by market...
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Airtel-Telkom Kenya Merger to Happen Before 2020

The Airtel-Telkom Kenya merger that was first made official to the public in January 2019 has not been completed for a variety of reasons,...
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Communications Authority Stops Airtel-Telkom Merger Following EACC Investigations

When it is not addressing issues surrounding the appointment of its next Director-General, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is tasked with policing the...
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Telkom Kenya Employees to Reapply for New Positions After Airtel Merger

A few days ago, Telkom Kenya announced its plan to let go 575 employees following an imminent merge deal with Airtel Kenya. Both mobile...
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Telkom Kenya to Fire 575 Workers Following Possible Merger with Airtel

The plan to merge Telkom and Airtel Kenya operations is gaining momentum if the notice published in dailies today is anything to go by....
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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...
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Telkom’s T-Kash Expands Agent Base as M-PESA, Airtel Money Lose Some

The popularity of mobile money services in the Kenyan market is unprecedented. The sector surpassed expectations, and can solely be linked to the launch...
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Telkom, Safaricom Lose Market Share in Recent Sector Report

As has been the case over previous quarters, the number of mobile subscriptions continue to grow in the Kenyan market. According to the Communications...

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,...
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Telkom Kenya Releases New Bundle with Free Night Data and On-net Calls

It would be remiss of you if you did not appreciate Telkom Kenya’s zeal to churn of mobile data plans for its growing customer...

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