Tag: Telkom Kenya

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...
Telkom Kenya MSA

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...
Telkom Kenya

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...
My Telkom App

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...
Aldo Mareuse Telkom Kenya

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...
safaricom mpesa upgrade

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...
msurvey

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

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...
Night owl data

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...
Telkom Kenya

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...
Telkom Double Airtime

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...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

To Attend Cassper Nyovest’s Show or Stream Champions League Final Via Telkom’s Double 4G Data?

‘Tito Mboweni… Tito Mboweni… Sha Sha!!!!’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USqMtGsFG-k Well, that line only makes sense if you are a big fan of South Africa’s hip-hop artist, Cassper Nyovest....
Telkom International Bundles

International Calls Made to Select Countries Via Telkom Kenya Hit Rock Bottom Billing

2018’s celebration of the holy month of Ramadan for our Muslim brothers and sisters started a few days ago. To encourage some Kenyan Muslims...

Telkom Kenya 4G Double Data Bundles: Specifics and How to Subscribe

Data bundles are tasty nuggets that allow us to get access to the internet from the comfort of our homes and smartphones. However, they...
Every Bob Counts

Telkom Kenya’s ‘Every Bob Counts’ Value Proposition is an Obvious Jab at Competitors

In a few weeks’ time, Telkom Kenya will mark a year since it transitioned its carrier business from Orange to Telkom. In the process...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

American Firm Set to Take Control of Telkom Kenya’s Tower Operations by Year End

Telecoms operator Telkom Kenya has revealed that it will give up its towers to American Tower Corporation (ATC) in an agreement that was formally...

Telkom Supplements Select Freedom Bundles with More Data, Discounts Mi-Fi Router

After concluding the #FormNi50 campaign that gifted 50 lucky customers with Toyota Beltas, Kenya’s third telecoms operators, Telkom, has launched another wave of promotions...
Telcom Car Handover Weekly

Telkom Kenya Intensifies #FormNi50 Campaign with Half a Dozen Toyota Beltas to Go

We have to admit that Kenya's third largest operator aka Telkom Kenya is striving to win its glory back by revolutionizing its business and...
Toyota Belta, Telkom Kenya

Telkom Kenya’s #FormNi50 Toyota Belta Winners to Boost their Businesses with Their Prize

Telkom Kenya has, for the most part, been striving to increase its mobile subscriptions. The number of products, promotions, and campaigns under its sleeve...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

Telkom Kenya #FormNi50 Promotion Ending Soon as it Targets 4 Million Subscribers

Telkom Kenya has been on a journey to grow its customer base with a variety of products that are curated to fit into the...
Telkom Move

Telkom Kenya Launches Move, a PostPay Plan Packed with Lots of Bundles – for Less

After its rebrand from Orange to Telkom Kenya, Kenya’s third largest mobile operator has released several products to appeal to a range of demands...
Telkom FomNi50 Winner

Telkom Kenya’s #FormNi50 Lives On as Nairobi-based Winners Target Ride Sharing Services

Telkom Kenya is pushing its #FormNi50 campaign that was launched more than one month ago. The promotion was launched to highlight the telco’s key...
T Kash Launch

How to Transact on Telkom Kenya’s Financial Service, T-Kash

Telkom Kenya introduced its financial product, T-Kash a couple of days ago. The M-PESA and Airtel Money competitor was supposed to go live earlier...
Bob Collymore

Kenya’s Telecoms Competition Recommendations a Fight Against Safaricom (Part II)

In the first part of this piece, I addressed the issue of Safaricom being compelled to share their towers with other Tier 1 telcos...
Paul Ndichu

Interswitch to Deploy Mobile Apps and Payment Gateways for Telkom’s T-kash

Yesterday, Telkom Kenya announced T-kash, a mobile money product that has been in development for the past two years. The platform has a lot...

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