Ghana advances on mobile money interoperability

Ghana advances
mobile money

Interoperability the
name of the game.

Tuesday, Dec 11th

mobilemoneykenya

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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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.

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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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Safaricom faces court battle over mobile money credit scheme

Microfinance institution is sueing the telco for copyright infringement regarding M-Shwari.

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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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‘Expats must leave Telkom Kenya’

Kenyan government wants telco to reduce its expatriate staff to end a loss-making streak.

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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 to offer credit via M-shwari

The mobile money service is expected to ruffle the feathers of commercial banks in that country.