Tag: Telkom Kenya

fiber opticl cable

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...
My Telkom App

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...
Telkom

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...
Telkom Kenya

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...
Telkom kenya network issues

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...
Safaricom interim CEO Michael Joseph and Chairman Nicholas Nganga

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...
Telkom Kenya

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...
airtel kenya

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,...
telkom kenya

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...
Telkom

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...
Telkom kenya network issues

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....
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...
Mobile Money Interoperability

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...
mombasa faster download speeds Nairobi ookla

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,...
Telkom Data

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...
Telkom Kenya Kris Senanu

Telkom Kenya Launches Free and Fast Wi-Fi Hotspots in Nairobi CBD

Telkom Kenya will be providing free wireless internet access in select parts of Nairobi. The project, which is has been done in partnership with...

Telkom Kenya Expands and Optimizes 3G and 4G Coverage in Key Towns

To meet its promises to customers and future subscribers, Telkom Kenya has been expanding its turf in the local telephony space. The operator, which...
4g adoption low sub saharan africa

Telkom Kenya to Upgrade Core Networks to 100Gigabit in Five Towns

Telkom Kenya has, for some time now, been involved in a series of activities that target to bolster its carrier services. A couple of...
Steve Okeyo Telkom

Telkom Kenya Appoints Steve Okeyo as Managing Director for its Mobile Division

Telkom Kenya has been making a couple of company-wide managerial changes in the last couple of months. A few months ago, the telco restrategized...
Conference Call

Telkom Kenya Announces Omniconnect, a Cloud-based Voice Service for Enterprises

Telkom Kenya has announced a cloud-based fixed voice service named Omniconnect that will allow SMEs and corporates outsource for robust, secure and innovative technologies....
Kebaso Mokogi

How Telkom Kenya Leverages Caching and Peering to Boost Mobile Data Speeds

Telkom is planning to deploy higher capacity undersea cables that will see substantial improvement on its network, with the first phase of the project...
Telkom

Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch

The Communication Authority’s Sector Statistics report for the second quarter of the FY 2018/2019 has been out for some time now. It includes several...
CA Kenya

Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom’s Mobile Subscriptions

  The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has released the second quarter sector statistics for the financial year 2018/2019, that is from October to December...
My Telkom App

Demystifying Telkom Kenya’s Mzito Bundle

Telkom Kenya’s data bundle plans have, for some time now, appealed to a lot of people, particularly the younger generation. While the telco targets...
Loon Nyeri

Loon Opens Ground Station in Nyeri as the Balloon Project with Telkom Kenya Nears Commercial Launch

Alphabet’s Project Loon started working with Telkom Kenya more than one year ago. The arrangement between the two corporations targets to offer 4G internet...
DARE1

Telkom Kenya, ICT Ministry Seal Deal to Start a 36 TB Fibre Cable Project

Telkom Kenya, the State Department of ICT, among other members of the Djibouti African Regional Express “DARE 1” have announced a notable development regarding...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

Telkom and Airtel Kenya Merger is Official, To Be Named Airtel-Telkom

For more than a year, rumours have been doing rounds that Telkom and Airtel were planning to merge their businesses in the process of...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

Telkom Kenya Tops Telco Customer Experience Survey

In recent years, there has been a notable and fundamental shift in managerial thinking that has promoted industry leaders such as managers to examine...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

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...

Recent stories