Tag: Universal Service Fund

Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

New Law Proposes to Set Aside 60 Percent of USF Kitty to Boost Telecom Services in Rural Kenya

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The Kenya Communications (Amendment) Act, 2009 provided the establishment of the Universal Service Fund (USF). The kitty is managed by the Communications Authority of...

CA’s Phase 2 of the Universal Service Fund Goes Live In West Pokot

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has connected 14 sub-locations to mobile network services in West Pokot County, This is part of the Authority's plan...

2021 Year in Review: ICT Law and Tech Policy in Kenya

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Every year for the past 6 years we take a trip down memory lane from an ICT Law and Policy POV, here is 2016,...
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CA Kenya’s UFS Kitty Sees Kitui Villages Finally Get Connected

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While mobile operators have been offering their services in the country for more than two decades, they have not been successful in offering network...
The Kenya Information and Communication Bill

Bill Seeks to Force Operators to Serve Remote Areas in Kenya and Massive Changes in USF Use

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Yesterday, we were apprised of the developments of the amendments of the Kenya Information and Communications Bill, 2019. The first hearings were carried out...

Kenya’s Communications Authority Gazettes New Framework to Tighten Grip on Quality of Service

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Kenya’s ICT regulator the Communications Authority (CA) has several tasks. One of its key functions is to ensure telecom operators offer the best of...

Kenya’s Communications Authority Spends KES 1.25 Billion of USF Kitty to Expand Voice Infrastructure

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It is apparent that the penetration of digital services sees new strides every year. This progress continues to be achieved thanks to intensive efforts...
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Communications Authority to Issue Tender Notices for Universal Service Fund by End July

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The fund has so far collected Kshs. 3.94 Billion with Ksh. 1.5 billion has been set aside for the implementation of USF projects focusing on voice and broadband.
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Communications Authority of Kenya looking to Increase Universal Service Fund contributions

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Last week, we told you the Communications Authority of Kenya was set to hold a public forum to discuss a new set of regulations...