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Telkom Kenya Increases SMS and Call Prices, Preserves Data Bundle Rates

The Finance Act 2018 has demonstrated that its effects were far-reaching and all-encompassing. In the past week, the developments of the Act have seen...
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Telkom Kenya Eyes 5 Million Subscribers as Mobile Money Slacks

Kenya’s ICT watchdog the Communications Authority (CA) released sector statistics for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2017/2018. As usual, the report highlights...
Aldo Mareuse

Telkom Kenya is Negotiating an Undersea Cable Landing Agreement with Unknown Partners

Telkom Kenya rounded up the media for a business review report that was made official at the telco’s primary offices. Presented by its CEO...
Telkom Kenya

Telkom Business Review: T-Kash is Growing as Carrier Pushes for the Declaration of Market Dominance

Earlier today, Telkom Kenya hosted a couple of the country’s top media houses in a one-on-one session that also served as a stage for...
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How Telkom Kenya is Innovating Around the Customer

Telkom Kenya's journey to a customer centric brand and the impact this has had on customer experience.
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Reduced T-Kash/MPESA Integration Transaction Fees Are Now Live

Telkom and Safaricom announced the integration of their mobile money products a couple of days ago. The integration development means that sending or receiving...
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Telkom’s T-Kash and M-PESA Integration to See Remarkable Cuts in Transaction Fees

Mobile money services have grown, and will most likely take an upward trajectory in coming days in Kenya. This development was conceptualized more than...
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...
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Why Customer Experience will Shape Telcos Business Fortunes

Customer experience as a success driver for telcos has never been relevant than today, thanks to the disruptive trends emerging in the 21st century across industries.

Telkom Named Title Sponsor for 2018 Connected Kenya Awards Ceremony

The 2018 Connected Kenya Summit was officially launched today by Mr. Joe Mucheru, the CS for ICT. During the early morning event at Nairobi’s...

Connected Kenya 2018 Announces Summit Sponsors For the October Fair

The 2018 staging of Connected ICT Innovation Awards will mark a decade since the fair was first celebrated. The program, which will be held...

Telkom-Loon Partnership Makes Notable Milestone As Loon Sends a Single 1000km Connection Across 7 Balloons

  We have covered a lot about Project Loon, Alphabet’s arm that has already set foot in Kenya in partnership with Telkom Kenya, with the...
Bob Collymore

Safaricom Carries the Dominant Flag Proudly but Faults Abuse Claims

A quick search of "Safaricom Dominance" reveals that this has been an issue in the Kenya telco space for a while now, as early...
Telkom Kenya

After a Mombasa Revamp, Telkom Elevates the Services of its Kisumu Centre

Telkom has been popularizing LTE services in the country. These developments have been supported by additional infrastructures such as those rendered by Safaricom, Airtel...
Project Loon

[UPDATED] Telkom Kenya’s Arrangement with Internet-Beaming Balloons Maybe Replicated in Uganda

UPDATE: Loon does not explicitly say it will launch its balloons in Uganda. Rather, the company met with Uganda's government officials for preliminary talks, which is...
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Telkom Kenya Revamps Mombasa Shop As It Plans To Move Bill Payments To The County

Telkom Kenya has today officially overhauled its retail shop in Mombasa. The development includes a modern and fresh outlook that aims to appeal to...
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Telkom Kenya Diversifies 4G Coverage With 200 New Sites in Nairobi Area

Kenya’s third largest operator Telkom was the second carrier to launch LTE services after market leader Safaricom. This development happened less than one year...
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Telkom Kenya Introduces Much Awaited and Neat Data Manager Tool

A couple of weeks ago, some local mobile internet users expressed their disappointment (on various social media platforms) with telecom operators’ slowness in introducing...
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Small Players are Not Lazy, Says Telkom Kenya CEO Mareuse on Dominance

The hot debate regarding Safaricom’s assumed dominance in the local telecoms market has been around for some time now. However, the whole discussion has...
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Parliament to Give Verdict on Kenya’s Carrier Dominance Tussle in A Few Weeks’ Time

In the past seven days, a lot of things have graced the telecom business in the country. To begin with, Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore...

Airtel Tops Customer Loyalty Charts, Offers the Best Value in Data and Voice – Report

mSurvey, the platform that shapes the strategic framework for businesses based on real-time customer feedback, has released the second quarterly report for the Customer...
Telkom Kenya Data Centre

Telkom Kenya Launches Nairobi Data Centre with Three Diverse Fibre Routes

At the moment, one cannot fail to see the competition staged by local tech corporations that cut through a number of frontiers. Both commercial...

Loon’s Commercial Proposition Takes Base Stations to the Sky

Project Loon, a formerly Google experimental project that delivers internet connectivity to off-coverage areas through the use of a balloon system has announced its first...
Project Loon

Telkom Kenya to Finally Use Google Balloons to Increase 4G Coverage

In August 2017, we covered Alphabet’s ‘Wi-Fi for the World’ Project dubbed Loon. At that time, 10 balloons were deployed in Nakuru, Nyeri, Nanyuki,...

The Startup Ecosystem in Africa Is Thriving – These Tech Stories Are Here to Prove It

The innovation revolution in Africa is on a rise, from startups that not only bring major impact to the local countries but also cross...
Kris Senanu

Telkom Rekindles its Enterprise Arm with Ambitious Connectivity Targets

Sometime in 2016, Orange Kenya, which now runs its trade as Telkom, was acquired by Helios Investment Partners. At the moment, the U.K. firm...
Airtel Kenya

Airtel Prematurely Pulls Out of Merger Talks with Telkom Kenya

Airtel Kenya has disappointed quite a number of people, including senior Ministry of ICT and Treasury officials as well as Telkom Kenya shareholders after the company...
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Telkom Introduces Super Cheap 5GB ‘Night Owl’ Bundle

There are a lot, and we mean a lot of Telkom Kenya data plans out there. This is not surprising as competing carriers have...
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Telkom Kenya to Expand LTE Coverage to More Areas Within Nairobi

In the process of enhancing the reliability, capacity, speeds and reach of its network, Telkom Kenya has announced the expansion of its 4G-covered zones...
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Telkom Kenya is Doubling Some Airtime Purchases Done Today

The better part of May 2018 has been marked by price wars for several products that are offered by Kenya's telecom operators. These obvious...

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