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How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa

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Using our smartphones to surf the web is one of the basic functions we do everyday. In Africa where the majority are on prepaid...

Telkom Kenya Set to Expand 4G/3G Coverage with a KES 4.1 Billion Loan

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Telkom Kenya has secured a KES 4.1 billion loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Kenya’s third largest telecoms operator signed the loan agreement...
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Businesses Can Now Accept Payments Via Telkom’s T-Kash

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Businesses can now accept payments from Telkom Kenya’s mobile finance product, T-Kash. The development will augment Lipa Na M-PESA services that were launched by...
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GSMA and Kenya Mobile Operators Sign Charter to Protect Children Online

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Kenya’s top mobile operators have signed a charter that will see them strive towards making the internet a safe place for children, as well...
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Communications Authority Approves Telkom Kenya and Loon’s Internet-Beaming Balloon Project

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Google’s internet-beaming project dubbed Loon entered the Kenyan market a couple of months ago. The service, which targets to avail internet access to remote...
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Get 2.5 GB of Free Telkom Kenya Data with Every Huawei Y9 Purchase

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We must admit that Huawei has done an admirable job in marketing its midrange device, the Y9 (2019). The smart handheld is a direct...
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Aldo Mareuse Exits Telkom Kenya as New CEO Announced

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Telkom Kenya today has announced the appointment of Mr Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Mugo Kibati will be taking over from...
AMER ATWI (MD-MOBILE DIVISION TELKOM),Dr.EPHANTUS M. MAREE (DEPUTY DIREC...

Telkom Kenya’s New Health App Set to Help People with High Blood Pressure and Diabetes

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Telkom Kenya has launched a health app in partnership with Baobab Circle, a firm that uses mobile technology to address the burden of chronic...
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Telkom Kenya to Lay Off 500 Employees in New Restructuring Exercise

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For some time now, people who follow telecoms stories in the country have always suspected or been apprised of the rumour that Kenya’s third...

Telkom Kenya Announces All-Time Low Rates for Voice in New All Network Bundle

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Telkom Kenya can't seem to slow down in releasing new products from time to time. Not to be left behind amid a series of...
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Telkom Kenya Increases SMS and Call Prices, Preserves Data Bundle Rates

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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Telkom and Safaricom announced the integration of their mobile money products a couple of days ago. The integration development means that sending or receiving...
Telkom Kenya

Telkom’s T-Kash and M-PESA Integration to See Remarkable Cuts in Transaction Fees

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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

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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...
User experience

Why Customer Experience will Shape Telcos Business Fortunes

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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.
JOE MUCHERU (CS.MINISTRY OF ICT) KRISS SENANU (MD,ENTERPRISE TELKOM KENYA

Telkom Named Title Sponsor for 2018 Connected Kenya Awards Ceremony

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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

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The 2018 staging of Connected ICT Innovation Awards will mark a decade since the fair was first celebrated. The program, which will be held...
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Telkom-Loon Partnership Makes Notable Milestone As Loon Sends a Single 1000km Connection Across 7 Balloons

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  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...
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Safaricom Carries the Dominant Flag Proudly but Faults Abuse Claims

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A quick search of "Safaricom Dominance" reveals that this has been an issue in the Kenya telco space for a while now, as early...
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After a Mombasa Revamp, Telkom Elevates the Services of its Kisumu Centre

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Telkom has been popularizing LTE services in the country. These developments have been supported by additional infrastructures such as those rendered by Safaricom, Airtel...
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[UPDATED] Telkom Kenya’s Arrangement with Internet-Beaming Balloons Maybe Replicated in Uganda

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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...
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Telkom Kenya Launches Nairobi Data Centre with Three Diverse Fibre Routes

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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

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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

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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

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

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