Tag: Telkom Kenya

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M-PESA to Be Separated from Safaricom by January 2023

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The Safaricom split story has always been a hot discussion topic among lawmakers, and other people with vested interests in the matter. The story,...

Telco 3G/4G Coverage One of the Winners in Concluded Kenya Polls

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Kenya had peaceful polls in 2022, after which William Ruto was declared the President. The elections were also backed by a ton of technology...

State of Mobile Money in Kenya in 2022: M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money

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Mobile money penetration has grown steadily since last year when it stood at 68%. It now stands at 73.8% as of March 2022 according...

Amidst Plans to Ramp Up 4G Sites, Telkom Kenya Still Has a Poor Internet Consistency Score

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Safaricom is once again the leading mobile operator in terms of mobile internet speeds in Kenya as of Q2, 2022. It topped the charts...

Telkom Kenya’s 4G Expansion Targets the Coast, Will Cost USD 100M

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Kenya is one of the few countries that has done very well in terms of mobile internet connections. The telco industry is vibrant here...

Boomplay, Telkom Kenya Partnership brings Affordable Music Streaming Access

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Several music streaming services exist in Kenya. However, none of these platforms have been made for Kenya, which is where BoomPlay comes in. Boomplay has...

Telkom Kenya Device Financing Program Now Allows Customers To Buy Smartphones with No Deposit

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Telkom Kenya has announced a product financing program that will see customers acquire smartphones via hire purchase. This follows a partnership between the telco, which...

Mobile Money Penetration Hits 73.8 Percent Thanks to M-PESA

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The latest sector data from the Communications Authority of Kenya has revealed that Safaricom’s M-PESA is still king in the mobile money space. We...
T-Kash

Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash App Rolls Out Biometric Authentication

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Telkom Kenya’s mobile money product T-Kash has been around since 2018. It was launched after the telco axed Orange Money, following changes in the...

Telkom Kenya is Preparing A Credit Product Called T-Kash Loan

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Amidst mobile money wars, which are in favour of Safaricom’s M-PESA. which owns 99 percent of the market share, Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash is likely...
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Telkom Kenya Launches Data and Voice Sharing Product For KES 1500

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Kenya's third largest operator by market share has announced Changa Bundle, a product that will see up to five people share data, voice and...
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IEBC Yet To Determine Mobile Network Operator For Results Transmission

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As we have come to learn, the August polls are gaining more momentum in terms of campaigns, and assurances that aspirants want the electoral...

Complete Guide To Confirming SIM Details For Safaricom, Faiba, Telkom, and Airtel Kenya

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The SIM card registration exercise was supposed to end in Mid-April this year. However, following public outcry about the registration process, and the issues...
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

Communications Authority Extends SIM Card Registration Deadline[Updated]

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The past few days have been hectic for Kenyan telcos and individuals trying to beat this week's deadline(April 15th) to validate their lines...
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

CA, Telco Heads Clarify SIM Registration Process

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There has been a lot of miscommunication in the past few weeks as Kenyan Telcos rush to beat the deadline to register SIM cards...

CA Backtracks Registering SIM Cards Afresh

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Communication Authority has backtracked on its push for Kenyan Telcos to register all its users. The Regulator has been calling telcos Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel...

M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money Agency Interoperability To Launch in 2024

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The last couple of days or weeks have been interesting in the mobile money space. See, it has become apparent to many people now that...

How To Update Your Telkom Kenya SIM Details Online

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Kenyans are rushing to telco care centres and their respective agents to re-register their SIM cards. What is the rush for? - you ask....

Mobile Money Merchant Payment Interoperability Launch This Friday

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A couple of days ago, we had learnt that the CBK was in the process of compelling Safaricom’s Lipa na M-PESA product to accept...

Telkom and PEACE Cable Company Land New High-Speed Submarine Cable in Kenya

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The PEACE Cable seeks to provide faster and more stable communication services connecting Africa, Europe, and Asia.
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Here Are Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash Transaction Charges for 2022

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M-PESA is part of Kenyans now because the majority of locals use Safaricom services (the telco has more than 64 percent market share). The...
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Kenya’s 3G/4G Network Coverage Now at 96%

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5G has been the talk of the town in the recent months since Safaricom began its trials across the country. But its predecessors are...
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Telkom’s Service Interruption Lasts More Than 15 Hours, Longest Downtime Kenya Has Seen

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Operator service interruptions are normal because technology products fail sometimes. Often, such issues are fixed in a timely manner, and in some instances, interruptions...
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How Revised Termination Rates Ease Financial Burden From Airtel, Telkom Kenya

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Towards the end of 2021, ICT regulator the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) announced plans to cut call termination rates, also referred to as...
T-Kash

Telkom Kenya Announces T-Kash App Four Years After Launching Mobile Money Services

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Telkom Kenya has launched an app for its mobile money product, T-Kash. The app goes by the same name and can be downloaded for Apple...
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Telkom Kenya’s Revised Voice Bundles Now Include 100 On-net Minutes for KES 10

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Telkom Kenya is known for its affordable offers, both for voice and internet. The telco, which is Kenya’s third-largest, has been attempting to appeal to...

Telkom Eyes 4G Expansion to More Places in Kenya with 2000 New Sites

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Telkom Kenya is the second local operator to launch 4G services after Safaricom. Afterward, Airtel Kenya came in, followed by Faiba, although the latter’s market...
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Telkom Kenya and Mombasa Governor Joho Land Issue, Explained

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Telkom Kenya has been in a decade-long court battle involving Postel Housing Co-operative Society, a developer named Exclusive Estates Limited, and Mombasa Governor Joho,...

How to Buy Airtime for All Networks Without Transaction Charges

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There are several ways of topping up airtime on your phone. You can choose to buy a scratch card, which is the most popular...

Telkom Kenya Supplements its Investment Spree in Undersea Cables in New PEACE Deal

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Kenya’s third-largest mobile operator Telkom Kenya is planning to invest in an additional undersea optic cable system. The development, first reported by the Standard, will...

Kenyan MPs Not Interested in Splitting Mpesa from Safaricom

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The debate around splitting services of Telecommunication services into different companies has for years been motivated by the giant presence of Safaricom in the...
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Telkom, AccessKenya Record Lowest Internet Speed Scores in Q2 2021

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The internet performance report for the second quarter of Q2 is out. The assessment looks into Kenya's mobile and fixed network performance, and how...

Telkom Kenya Clings on T-Kash With New Subsidiaries Dedicated to Manage Digital and Financial Services

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Telkom has now created two 100 percent wholly-owned subsidiaries to house its Digital and Financial Services business.

Stanchart-Telkom Kenya Deal Gives Customers Free Showmax Pro Mobile

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The offer will also see them access Showmax Pro Mobile that streams live events including sports from major leagues and news.

Kris Senanu, Steve Okeyo Head out of Telkom Kenya

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Telkom has been performing major changes in the past couple of years, especially on its managerial front. Its transition to 4G connections saw it introduce...