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Kenyan govt threatens telecom CEOs with arrest

Government officials warn mobile operators over the sale of unregistered SIM cards.

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Kenya's Safaricom warns against more tax rises

Further tax hikes on money transfers would be counterproductive, says the telco.

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Internet growth rate in Kenya ‘outpaces’ voice

Kenyan communications watchdog unveils the country’s updated telecommunications stats.

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Kenya’s mobile market ‘shrinks’ by 900,000 subscribers

Deactivation of unregistered SIM cards results in teledensity levels falling, says regulator.

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Orange Kenya reintroduces call back services

‘Nisort’ is available to cash-strapped subscribers needing to make urgent calls.

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Renewed operating licence for Safaricom to cost $27mn

Kenya’s communications watchdog also says operator has to focus more on quality of service.

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Essar Telecom Kenya skipping 3G, heading straight for LTE

Yu Mobile, owned by Essar, is the only Kenyan mobile operator not to have 3G coverage.

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Safaricom extends Bob Collymore's contract

Chief executive of Kenya's biggest telco is to keep his post for another two years.

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Why Kenya’s fixed line market is shrinking

Competition from mobile operators, copper theft and high costs result in a 5.5% fall in subscriptions.

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Kenya's M-Shwari targets insurance firms

This move would be in line with wider access to lifestyle benefits by mobile banking platforms.

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Network solutions firm CommProve inks deal with Safaricom

Kenya’s leading telco partners with the Irish firm to deploy a monitoring service.