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EASSy optic cable capacity increased.

The East African Submarine Cable System (EASSy) has increased the capacity on its planned undersea cable to 1.4 Tbits/sec in response to growing demand for broadband internet connectivity in the east...
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Cellphone price war following Orange launch.

Kenyan mobile telephone customers are enjoying a vicious price war between Telkom Kenya’s new Orange service and the market leader Safaricom and its main competitor Zain (formerly Celtel). Oran...
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Safaricom M-Pesa service expands.

Sending or receiving cash has never been easier for the over 11 million cell phone subscribers in Kenya thanks to the extension of the M-Pesa money transfer system offered by the leading mobile teleco...
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New mobile firm to enter Kenyan market in November.

The two mobile phone companies operating in Kenya, Safaricom and Zain, can relax for a couple of months following the news that would-be competitor Econet Wireless Kenya (EWK) Limited has postponed th...
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New mobile firm to enter Kenyan market in November.

The two mobile phone companies operating in Kenya, Safaricom and Zain, can relax for a couple of months following the news that would-be competitor Econet Wireless Kenya (EWK) Limited has postponed th...
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Celtel rebrands African operations to Zain.

Mobile telecommunications company Celtel has rebranded its operations across Africa to Zain and announced moves to increase its competitiveness in local markets. Under the renaming Celtel Kenya has be...
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Third mobile operator Econet prepares to launch.

Mobile phone users in Kenya are looking forward to the launch of the country
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New e-commerce technology for Kenya.

Kenyans could soon have access to revolutionary new technology allowing them to check their bank balances, pay utility bills and make other transactions by mobile phone,
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AccessKenya expands.

Leading corporate internet services provider (ISP) AccessKenya has extended its national coverage to the towns of Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru in western Kenya ahead of the launch of a new broadband res...
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Mobile phones in Kenya.

Kenya has the sixth highest mobile phone penetration in Africa in absolute terms according to the International Telecommunications Union. The number of subscribers in the east African country stands...
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Safaricom IPO the talk of the town.

Nairobi residents have never been more money-minded thanks to the Ksh50 billion Safaricom initial public offer (IPO), launched at the end of March. Everyone is talking about how to get a piece of the...
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EASSy cable construction starts.

Work on the long-awaited East African Submarine Cable System (EASSy) is due to begin in December, according to
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TEAMS moves ahead.

Kenya is pushing ahead with its own undersea fibre optic cable project, known as The East African Marine Systems (TEAMS), connecting Mombasa and Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. The tender for...
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IT training centre opens in Kibera.

Residents of Kibera, Nairobi
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