Kenya

CA fines MNOs for failing to meet QoS standards for fourth year in a row
Revised competition study will not recommend breakup of Safaricom
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Kenyan court rules against regulator in spectrum fee dispute with Airtel
Airtel denies reports it is planning to exit Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania
Safaricom 4G reaches all 47 counties
Jamii enters mobile market with ‘Faiba4G’ launch
Telkom upgrades national and metro fibre networks
Safaricom kicks off regional FTTH rollout project
Trio seek 4G trial licence extension
Kenya invites comments on draft wireless broadband spectrum policy
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Safaricom to adopt Huawei’s E2E FTTH solution
Vodafone finalises transfer of 35% Safaricom stake to Vodacom
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Vodacom minority shareholders approve Safaricom transaction
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Kenyan mobile subscriber total approaches 40m
Telkom expands newly launched 4G network to 19 more towns
Telkom Kenya to discontinue Orange Money on 4 July
Court restores market dominance powers to CA of Kenya
Telkom Kenya drops the Orange brand
Safaricom expands 4G+ and fibre access networks
Telkom Kenya invests in mobile network expansion, 4G rollout
Wananchi sells business services unit to private equity fund SynCom
Vodafone transfers 35% stake in Safaricom to Vodacom
Kenyan regulator clarifies Jamii 700MHz licence award
Safaricom FY service revenues rise 14.8% driven by mobile data growth
Kenyan mobile subscribers rose by 3.4% in 2016
KETRACO seeks telecoms operator partners for fibre network rollout
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Report proposes breakup of Safaricom to level playing field
Safaricom switches focus to fixed data business
Airtel set to launch LTE trial in Nairobi
Safaricom pays USD25m for 4G licence
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Safaricom launches second phase of fibre rollout in Eldoret
Safaricom to install 500 new 4G base stations by year-end
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Kenya permits 700MHz trial networks
Safaricom investing in rural expansion, targets 3G coverage of 80%
Tower Talk: a guide to the latest major cell site developments
Kenya Power to offer FTTH connections by year-end
Telkom settles Safaricom interconnection debt
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Kenyan trio to pay USD25m each for 4G licences
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Kenya scraps MNP fees for consumers
Orange completes sale of Telkom Kenya to Helios; govt stake raised by 10%
Helios’ takeover of Telkom Kenya still awaiting Cabinet approval
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Kenya mobile subs grew by 12% in 2015
Safaricom, Kenya Power team up for FTTH pilot
Airtel Kenya plans 4G launch by year-end
Wananchi in talks to sell stake in business services unit?
Kenya to review OTT, MVNO regulation guidelines
Regulator to clear Telkom Kenya sale after payment of debt
Zuku upgrades entire Kenyan cable network
Liquid to offer Hai-branded retail fibre services in Kenya
Helios deal will see Kenya increase Telkom stake to 40%
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Safaricom asked to return 5MHz of 800MHz spectrum
Kenya aims to raise Telkom stake by 10% to 40%
Safaricom seeks temporary block of Telkom Kenya sale over unpaid debts
Kenyan regulator introduces new measures to improve service quality
Orange sells entire Telkom Kenya stake to Helios
Kenya moves to block unregistered SIMs
Orange in ‘final negotiations’ to sell Telkom Kenya stake
Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign pan-African partnership agreement
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Helios mulls purchase of Telkom Kenya stake
Safaricom seeks additional 800MHz spectrum for LTE expansion
Liquid Telecom debuts new retail ISP branding
Kenya to introduce SMP regulations for telecoms sector
Mobile market newcomer Equitel grabs 1.9% of subscribers
Orange Kenya rolls out 3G in Kaijado County
Airtel investing USD186m in network upgrades, 4G rollout
Airtel upgrades Nairobi network
AccessKenya completes fibre rollout in three cities
Safaricom selects Ericsson for network upgrade
Safaricom posts 13% rise in FY revenue, completes M-PESA migration
Airtel 3.5G network upgrade continues in Nairobi
Orange, Airtel authorised to test 4G
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa
Kenya revises fines for poor service quality
Safaricom activating 200 new 4G BTS
Essar acquisition boosts Airtel subscriber base to 7.6m
Liquid Telecom connects Nakuru County to free public Wi-Fi
Vodacom Tanzania, Safaricom introduce cross-border M-PESA money transfers
Liquid Telecom investing in Kenyan FTTH rollout
Airtel spends KES2.5bn on 3G network upgrade
Orange to shut down CDMA network by end-March
Orange Group says it has ‘lost control’ of Kenyan unit
Safaricom may cut investment if declared dominant
Orange Kenya rolls out 3G to 14 new urban areas
Wananchi partners Epsilon to connect African customers to over 170 countries
Nokia Networks selected for Safaricom 2G/3G/4G network contract
AccessKenya budgets USD5.5 million for fibre rollouts in 2015
MTN and Airtel confirm One Network Area compliance
Airtel Kenya absorbs yu subscribers following buyout
US mobile payments specialist Fortumo launches carrier billing with Safaricom
Uganda implements One Network Area scheme
Liquid completes 4,200km Kenyan fibre rollout
Safaricom launches LTE-A
AccessKenya invests KES300m in fibre rollout
Safaricom signs government security contract
Viettel drops bid for Telkom Kenya stake
Viettel seeks 80% of Telkom Kenya?
Liquid selects Alca-Lu to provide DWDM, GPON equipment for fibre expansion
Liquid Telecom outlines FTTH progress; service now live in Zambia, Zimbabwe
iWayAfrica selects Telrad Networks for evolution to TD-LTE
Safaricom plans 4G launch for 2015
Thuraya satellite services launch in twelve Airtel Africa countries
Safaricom embarks on USD335m upgrade plan
MTN Rwanda reduces roaming, call charges to Kenya
Wananchi Group concludes USD130m financing for expansion
Safaricom suspends introduction of reduced roaming rates to Rwanda
UCC says telcos should prepare for new roaming scheme
Uniform roaming fees in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda from 1 October
Kenya round-up: Liquid plots FTTH launch; ZTE demands Essar debt guarantee; Orange inks Avanti deal
Essar confirms approval of USD120m Kenya sale; deal likely to conclude in 4Q14
Safaricom formally seeks shareholder approval for yu takeover
Kenya Airways seeks clearance for MVNO take-off
iSAT Africa, Avanti extend East Africa satellite broadband coverage
Zuku set for KES220m network upgrade
Safaricom confirms yu takeover progress; highlights possible Viettel arrival as a ‘game changer’
Formal bids lodged for Telkom Kenya, report says
Orange withdraws senior staff from Kenya as sale speculation intensifies
Unitel linked with Telkom Kenya deal
Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan to adopt cross-border call rates from Jan-15
Kenyan Kompendium: Safaricom renews licence; infrastructure sharing on the cards; NOFBI phase two to start in July; Kenya Power witnesses fibre windfall
Kenyan watchdog CCK rebrands as CA
MegaTech, Viettel linked with deal for Telkom Kenya
MTN Business plots KES800m fibre rollout
Viettel, MTN, UK firm in three-horse race for Telkom Kenya?
Ten million Orange Money customers in 13 countries
Orange Group formally notifies Kenyan govt of Telkom sale plan, paper says
CCK issues trio of MVNO licences to Finserve, Zioncell, Mobile Pay
Govt demands NOFBI showdown with Telkom
Safaricom set to abandon Essar pursuit over M-Pesa clause
Airtel signs satellite pact with Thuraya
Watchdog approves Essar carve-up; Viettel waiting in the wings following Orange revelation
CAK attack: regulator to scrutinise yu sale; is Safaricom getting cold feet?
LTE spectrum policy almost ready for public scrutiny
Orange hits the sale trail: starts ‘strategic review’ of Kenyan operation
Safaricom warns that Essar deal could impact on share price
yu confirms shutdown plans; rivals scramble for assets
Four companies keen to snag Kenyan MVNO concessions
What a carve up! Struggling yu subject to bids from Safaricom and Airtel
Zuku plots Mombasa expansion
Essar lines up strategic investor for USD100m yu stake
Dimension Data completes compulsory AccessKenya buyout
Kenya considers 4G spectrum sharing
Bharti considering yu deal?
Alcazar disposes of Telkom Kenya shares to Orange Group at a loss
Safaricom purchases 10% stake in TEAMS from cash-strapped yu
Liquid plots 1Q14 IPTV launch in Nairobi
CCK issues three-year local ownership reprieve for Airtel, AccessKenya
Safaricom renews licence, abandons ‘open access’ LTE project
Safaricom 6M revenues increase 17% to KES69.2bn; net income up 45%
Kenyan USF set to launch by year-end
Global wholesale carrier expands African footprint
Bharti bolsters African links with Africa Connect network
Liquid Telecom inks partnership deal with TTCL
KDN re-launched as Liquid Telecom Kenya
Watchdog angered by secrecy over Telkom share dilution
Bharti Airtel, Softbank trial low-cost 3G using satellite
75% of AccessKenya shareholders accept Dimension Data bid
CCK confirms subscriber slump in January-March period thanks to SIM deactivation
Safaricom wins legal dispute over 3G licence
CCK slaps KES2.36bn price-tag on Safaricom licence renewal
Bharti grants greater freedom to African chiefs
Telkom woes increase as contract to manage state fibre network expires
AccessKenya exempted from 20% local ownership rule
Government stake in Telkom set to drop to 30%
yu changes tack and requests 3G licence
Telkom Kenya signs management deal with Eaton Towers
Essar Telecom Kenya seeks strategic investor
Telkom needs KES6bn govt investment as part of massive bailout
AccessKenya hires Kestrel to advise on evaluation
CCK freezes operators out of USF advisory council
Essar settles dispute with KDN
Safaricom posts strong results for full year ending 31 March
MD Somen linked with AccessKenya buyback
DiData snaps up AccessKenya for KES3bn
KDN rolls out Tanzanian fibre network link
MTN Kenya ditches partners and pursues independent fibre rollout in Nairobi
Go with the flow: Liquid improves, integrates KDN, InfoCom, Stream networks
Liquid Telecom acts swiftly to shut down long-time ISP
Splashdown for Liquid, Altech partnership after conditions fulfilled
Airtel plots Nairobi IPO to meet local ownership requirements
AccessKenya 2012 revenues up 9%
Essar completes USD153m cash injection for yu; targets one million new users in 2013
Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi throughout Africa
Telkom Kenya announces USD45m ‘transformation’ from copper to fibre
Essar Group to give yu USD147m
Essar keen to skip 3G and invest directly in LTE
Alcazar no longer a shareholder in Telkom Kenya after low-key FT-Orange deal
Total number of disconnected Safaricom SIM cards reaches 1.2m
Outrage at illegal SIM card penalties
Alca-Lu to boost Bharti’s African networks
Airtel earns ‘open-ended’ local ownership stake waiver
FT-Orange increases Telkom Kenya stake to 60% following debt conversion
CCK belatedly slashes MTR to KES1.44
Cabinet approves Telkom restructuring plans
Bharti, Ericsson overhaul networks in 16 African countries
Orange to offload 600 cell towers?
Access all areas? ISP plots KES120m expansion
Google: Kenya only using 6% of internet capacity
CCK to be disbanded and replaced
Bharti Airtel required to sell 15% of Airtel Kenya by April 2013
Safaricom unveils KES14bn fibre expansion plan
Airtel to curtail Kenyan investment after MTR deadlock
KDN seeks strategic investor to provide cash injection
Stricken Essar ordered to pay Airtel KES474m in site-sharing debt
Fake phone switch-off set for Sunday night
Safaricom seeks to defer USF introduction after management qualms
It could be yu! Essar needs USD250m cash injection
Decision on Essar’s future set to be revealed within six months
Govt seeks LTE consultant, must have GSOH …
President prompts political row after suspending MTR cut
Essar enlists BNP Paribas to offload Kenyan unit
Orange unveils 42Mbps DC-HSPA+ network in Nairobi
Viettel confirms intention to enter Kenyan mobile market
Essar Group denies renewed speculation over yu sale plans
OPIC provides Wananchi with USD72m loan for expansion
Jamii unveils MPLS overhaul
CCK relaunches SIM registration scheme after two-year hiatus
Quick as a Flash: WiLL firm under the cosh
Kenya invites South Sudan to connect to region’s fibre-optic cables
Minister eyes 2013 launch for open-access LTE network
Safaricom takes rivals to court over non-payment of termination fees
Safaricom, Airtel unite for fibre-optic JV
CCK warns of counterfeit handset switch-off
FT-Orange announces the launch of commercial services on LION2 submarine cable
Safaricom, Qualcomm team up for ‘3G Experiential Tour’
Safaricom poised to unveil 42Mbps download speeds
Finance minister: Telkom management do not understand market
Stricken Telkom seeks KES10.9bn bailout to ease crippling debt
CCK reports sluggish uptake as MNP anniversary approaches; just 54,616 numbers ported in 2011
Frequency fracas as Safaricom threatens to quit LTE consortium
USAID helps CCK develop broadband, universal service plans
East Africa loses broadband as four submarine cables are severed in quick succession
Airtel launches long-delayed 3G network
Govt sets end-June deadline for nationwide fibre connectivity scheme
Airtel given extension on local ownership requirement
Airtel plots money transfer service in Kenya, Tanzania
yu calls on Safaricom to open up M-PESA service to rivals
CCK rejects appeals to cut monthly licence fees early
yu adds 700,000 subscribers following ‘free calls’ tariff
Delayed Airtel 3G network promised by end-March
Jamii dodges competition with fibre upgrade
Wananchi Group seeks USD100m for East African expansion
Revised LTE tender deters Chinese vendors, some local ISPs
Jamii spreads FTTH to Nairobi suburb
ZTE keen to snag Safaricom fibre deal
Telkom Kenya hopes to make a profit in 2012; pinpoints 2015 for IPO
Safaricom six-month revenues up 5.3%; EBITDA, profit slump badly
Safaricom plans national fibre-optic network
Govt unveils new foreign shareholder rules for LTE network
SA firm raises stake in IS Kenya to 80%
17 firms submit bids for ‘open access’ LTE scheme
Essar reaches temporary settlement with KDN
Kenyan cellcos give LTE consortium the cold shoulder
LION2 cable arrives in Kenya, set for 1H12 launch
Airtel, Yu face foreign ownership LTE licence freeze
KDN intends to switch off Yu backhaul connectivity
Telkom Kenya launches 3G in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu
AccessKenya and Airtel announce fibre-optic voice tie-up in Nairobi, Mombasa
Safaricom takes CCK to court to seek 3G licence refund
CCK hints that Safaricom, Telkom will be designated with holding SMP
Safaricom completes KES2.3bn 3G upgrade
KDN to overhaul Nairobi fibre network
Google, Wananchi team up for Nairobi Wi-Fi project
NSN keen to roll out ‘shared’ infrastructure in Kenya
Government seeks to renegotiate Telkom fibre management contract
Government seeks to persuade local authorities to ease fibre burden
Helios targets Kenyan telecoms investment
Essar Group denies plans to sell Yu
Essar looks to sell Kenyan wireless unit; pulls out of deal to buy Warid assets in Uganda, Rep. Congo
Safaricom and Telkom poised to ink tower sharing deal
KDN plots KES2.8 billion fibre overhaul to reduce outages
Safaricom FY2010/11 revenues increase 12.9%; subscriber base up 8.8% to 17.2 million
Wananchi secures USD57.5 million to bankroll fibre expansion; Liberty Global contributes funding
MNP chaos sparks war of words and results in legal action
CCK confirms 1 April launch of MNP after six years of delays
Safaricom strikes global M-PESA deal with Western Union
Telkom Kenya inks KES4 billion 3G contract with ZTE
Telkom Kenya launches FTTH double-play in Nairobi; hopes to launch triple-play by end-2011
Airtel enlists KDN to supply fibre-optic backhaul for imminent 3G network
Safaricom taps Alepo to streamline WiMAX offerings; CEO shares future broadband plans
Airtel slashes calls to KES1; Safaricom lashes out
Jamii Telecom enlists ZTE to roll out Kenya's first FTTH connections
Airtel Kenya grows subscriber base to four million; 3G network to launch in March
Safaricom reduces SMS charge to KES1
CCK to slash spectrum fees in March to aid rural rollout
Here’s looking at Yu: Indian-backed cellco launches data modems
MNP delayed until 1 April 2011
Wananchi 'triple-play' fibre service finally goes live; one million homes in East Africa targeted by 2015
CCK publishes QoS assessment on cellcos; Safaricom reacts angrily
Essar to raise stake in ETK from 80% to 100%; new strategic investor sought
Telkom Kenya awarded 3G licence; Airtel confirms 1Q11 rollout
Government withholds 4G spectrum, calls for open-access network
Corporate saboteurs threatened with life imprisonment for fibre-optic cable damage
Safaricom reports 15.9% revenue growth; data provides 23.8% of total
Kenya Data Networks activates KPLC overhead line for fibre-optic transmission
Kenya Data Networks kick-starts stalled fibre-optic project with KES1.2 billion cash injection
Fresh speculation links MTN to Yu
MTN enters Kenyan broadband market after two year wait
AccessKenya extends WiMAX coverage to Nyeri, Nanyuki and Mukurwe-ini
Essar Telecom wants to take Yu from Kenya to Tanzania, Zambia and Cameroon
Essar Telecom Kenya to double investments; 3G not on the agenda
Safaricom to launch 4G technical trials this month
Kenya Data Networks announces 30% price cut; Safaricom WiMAX acquisition finally approved
AccessKenya strikes back: 50% broadband price cut announced
Telkom cuts broadband prices by 50%; AccessKenya feel the strain
Zain Kenya to be re-branded as Bharti Airtel on 15 October
CCK extends SIM card registration… again
IBM joins Kenya’s Digital Village initiative
Kenya Data Networks realigns services, concentrates on wholesale market
AccessKenya extends metro-fibre to Mombasa
SIM deadline expires; operators required to disconnect numbers by 16 September
Safaricom and Huawei to test LTE within two months
Telkom enters mobile ‘price war’, raises doubts about fixed line tariff
Safaricom, Zain in capacity bust-up; CCK to investigate ‘interconnection pact’
CCK halves interconnect rates; Zain's call costs follow suit
Safaricom let off the hook by UK regulation consultants
MTRs, cross-network call rates to decrease next week
Wananchi Online inks East African triple-play deal with Cisco
Extension granted for SIM registration
SIM registration deadline thrown into doubt?
Safaricom snaps up two more datacos
Zain Kenya lowers international call rates
CCK declares SIM card registration mandatory
MNP set for December launch
Kenya Data Networks expands Wi-Fi services
Kenyan government strikes a deal with France Telecom
Zain Kenya obtains 3G licence
Telkom Kenya secures loan for 3G licence
Zain: 3G licence fee cut welcomed
Zain plans 3G launch for July
Safaricom profit climbs 44%
CCK failure to name 3G licence fee delays rollout
Safaricom deploys Huawei mobile softswitch
Kenya finally set to introduce MNP
France Telecom seeking payment from Kenyan government
Safaricom to test 4G later in 2010
EASSy does it
Telkom Kenya shifts focus to broadband to make up 2009 losses
Wananchi chooses VocalTec for VoIP
Kenyan government wavers on 3G fee
Safaricom to enter ‘new realm’ following KPLC deal
KPLC reaches agreement with telco trio
Telkom: 1.2 million mobile users at year-end 2009
CCK holds on to 3G licence fee
Ghossein seeks reduced 3G licence fees
Telkom to test 3G services
Telkom complains about fibre competition
Zain outsources Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda mobile network operations to NSN
Gateway awarded Kenya licences
Safaricom sees 6.7% rise in net profit
Zain calls for review of licensing costs; buys 3G licence
Telkom Kenya plans to roll out triple-play
Safaricom plans nationwide WiMAX network
TEAMS ready for launch
Regulatory review extended; CCK reviews mobile interconnection rates
Ndemo blasts ISPs
KDN and Wananchi seal extra investment
Telcos ask for more time to review draft regulations
Telkom Kenya aims for two million by year-end
Essar takes control at ETK
Essar approaching nationwide coverage; Zain offers 50% discount
AccessKenya invests KES500 million in network
Safaricom buys into WiMAX
CCK seeks USF feedback
Wananchi to use KPLC network for fibre rollout
Orange boosts residential services.
KDN builds out SEACOM link
African development fund invests USD100m in Essar Kenya
KDN hires Alca-Lu for network upgrade
Rwanda TEAMS up with Kenya
TEAMS ready for launch
Safaricom sees net income fall 23.9%
One million customers for Orange Mobile
Go TEAMS
Zain and Essar to share infrastructure
Essar dismisses EWK takeover
MTN considers EWK purchase
Access Kenya seals USD5m loan
France Telecom to invest USD99 million in Orange Kenya
Safaricom looks to raise USD154 million
TEAMS shareholders sign agreement
They Seacom here, they Seacom there
Econet expects rapid subscriber growth
Kenyan convergence
Econet Wireless Kenya finally secures loan
Zain plans rural expansion
AccessKenya upgrades metro networks
Safaricom’s money transfer service probed
Kenya gets fourth mobile network
MNP expected in 2009
Safaricom targets business users
Econet prepares for end-November launch
Safaricom 1H profit up 2.2%
Union opposes redundancy plans
Safaricom introduces Jibambie tariffs
One shilling tariff from Orange Kenya
Wananchi launches triple-play, deploys WiMAX
Government to remove foreign ownership ceiling
OneCom begins WiMAX rollout
Zain fighting for market share
Orange Kenya launches today
Telkom Kenya goes mobile; Econet plans 3G at launch
Econet close to trial phase
Wananchi to launch triple-play
Zain’s USD364m Kenyan promise
FT will spend KES8bn a year in Kenya
Essar to invest USD500 million in Econet
Safaricom ventures into data services
Econet offered two-month extension
Telkom announces further job cuts
Telkom Kenya brings colour to the market
Safaricom mobile broadband
AccessKenya adds residential WiMAX
Celtel unveils KES25bn expansion plan
Safaricom selects Huawei for 3G expansion
Kenyan mobile market hots up
Kenyan operators likely to increase prices in response to tax changes
Safaricom shares soar
IPO hailed as a success
Subscriber growth boosts Safaricom
Safaricom launches 3G
Celtel gears up for increased competition
Telkom awards subscriber management deal to Alca-Lu
WiMAX network for Access Kenya
International pool price 10% higher in Safaricom IPO
Telkom Kenya to enter wireless battle ground
Safaricom launches mobile TV
KES7 billion for Kenyan Orange
Econet Wireless places GSM network order with Ericsson
Safaricom not separating the wheat from the chaff
Safaricom to offer 3G services
Safaricom IPO commences today; valuation defended
UUNET signs WiMAX contract with Redline
EWI to spend USD450 million on Kenyan rollout
June date for Econet launch
More details of Safaricom IPO
Kenya Data Networks to expand nationwide WiMAX network
June cautiously set as date for Econet service launch
Safaricom IPO imminent?
Kenya sees 107% rise in mobile users
Altech buys into KDN
Safaricom to launch HSDPA next month
Safaricom sale still uncertain
Econet warned over rollout; fears for Safaricom IPO
Telkom to launch cellular services this year
Unrest delays national backbone network
Safaricom IPO expected this quarter
Safaricom loses out in civil unrest
Essar buys 49% of Econet, will fund Kenyan launch and international expansion
Telkom deal going ahead despite unrest
Safaricom sale halted by violence
Telkom unveils GSM plans
Alca-Lu wins TEAMS cable contract
Alcazar to make Telkom Kenya investment
Safaricom IPO legal challenge begins
France Telecom wins Telkom Kenya stake
Four bidders left in Telkom sale; state to pay off incumbent's debt
Telkom Kenya to upgrade payphone network
Bid extension may delay Telkom sale
Telkom bid deadline this week
Safaricom sale to go ahead in December
Safaricom awarded 3G licence
National fibre rollout set to begin
Opposition still fighting against IPO
Safaricom IPO on again as legal challenge dismissed
Telkom to get cellular licence
Econet secures future
Safaricom IPO faces further challenge
Telkom aiming for fixed wireless target
Government promises IPO by year-end
Safaricom IPO faces delays
More doubts over Safaricom IPO
MTNL chases Telkom stake
Safaricom IPO to go ahead
Celtel Kenya reveals network expansion plan
Telkom to gain mobile concession
Advisors clamour for Safaricom IPO
Celtel offers government up to USD150m for its WESTEL stake
Econet plans 2008 launch
Telkom defends CDMA service
51% of Telkom now on offer
Kenya begins Safaricom IPO process
BT leads race for Telkom
Safaricom remains profitable
Kenya confirms Safaricom IPO
Alcatel-Lucent wins Kenyan double
Celtel extends One Network across Central Africa
Celtel CEO: lower tax on mobile usage
Alcatel-Lucent close to starting work on EASSy cable
Kenya plans ICT expansion
Safaricom plans 3G rollout
Ex-workers try to block sale
Cable to cost USD50.9 million
Telkom to reach rural areas with wireless
MTNL in the running for Telkom Kenya stake?
World Bank helps fund network development
Telkom privatisation confirmed
Telkom sale expected in September
Kenya must hold new SNO auction
Alcatel-Lucent to deploy EASSy cable link
CCK moves to lower charges
Safaricom launches mobile payment service
Econet still hoping for SNO postponement
Vtel loses out in Kenya
Telkom axes 6,500 workers
Kenya pursuing three cable deals
Safaricom IPO expected later this year
Econet fails to block SNO award
Legal challenge could deter Vtel
State to remove foreign investment cap
Etisalat and Telkom Kenya to lay cable
Safaricom IPO planned
Kenya signs Etisalat for cable deal
Econet challenges Vtel award
Safaricom to begin 3G and 3.5G tests
Telkom to make mobile move?
Vtel wins Kenya’s SNO concession
27 October: big day for SNO
EASSy going
Econet launch moves one step closer
Mobile licensee still faces shareholder troubles
SNO shortlist down to seven
Government proceeding with Safaricom sale
IFC eyeing Telkom stake
Cellcos keeping charges high
Vandalism costing millions
Telkom expects KES4bn savings
Eight pre-qualify in SNO tender
KDN gets more fibre
Regulator launches tariff review
Alcatel takes it EASSy
EASSy going
Telkom lights link
Kenyan cellcos go international
Celtel prepares for 3G
Work on cable link to begin next month
Bids invited for SNO
Telkom sale delayed to next year?
Kenya takes it EASSy
Kenya gets new high speed internet service
Government prepares Telkom for privatisation
VoIP on the up
Vodafone increases Safaricom stake
KDN rolls out fibre optic link
State studying privatisations
Safaricom targets 5.5 million users by end-2007
CCK deregisters 30 ISPs
Bushnet looks to enter Kenyan ISP market
Telkom privatisation to be delayed
Celtel Kenya raises KES4.5 billion in bonds
CCK to award gateway licences; ISPs given modified concessions
Celtel launches KES4.5 billion bond
Safaricom wants KES8 billion loan; contracts Redknee for USSD
Celtel to upgrade networks
Telkom launches ISP
Analysts call for VoIP regulation
Safaricom wants five million users by 2007
Celtel contracts Ericsson for upgrade
Safaricom launches credit top up service
Siemens contracted for fibre-optic network build out
Safaricom hits three million subscribers
Celtel hits two million subscribers
Vandals cost Telkom KES400 million
CCK set to issue Gateway licences
Jamii sets up internet satellite
Kibaki says e-government plan back on track
Telkom enters VoIP market
Uunet launches international IP gateway
Safaricom claims three million customers
Celtel introduces regional tariffs for East Africa
Government seeks fund for Telkom
Telcos want CCK to speed up licensing
Safaricom launches rural expansion plan
CCK to licence VoIP providers
Regulator to allow VoIP
Safaricom to spend USD14.5 million on network expansion
Vodafone’s Safaricom offer rejected by state
Telkom says it will not sack workers
Telkom privatisation on course
African bank agrees to finance Safaricom sale
Cellcos complain about Telkom’s rates
Government to ban imported handsets
Government says no to Vodafone
Telkom needs desperate restructuring
Celtel launches tracking technology
Vodafone offers USD100 million for stake in Safaricom
New technology to stop mobile phone theft
UUNet to spend KES160 million on rollout
Nokia launches new phones
Econet wants KES75 billion from Tuju
Econet sues minister for defamation
Celtel to expand coverage
Government to split Telkom into three
Telkom sale to take place in 2006
CCK to get new board
Safaricom launches pre-paid roaming
Safaricom to invest KES520 million
CCK suspends four senior officers
Telkom to invest KES5 billion in 2005
OneWorld offers jobs via texts
Econet bites back
Econet still troubled
Safaricom contracts Huawei for network upgrade
Eight companies apply for various licences
Econet spends USD30 million on rollout plan
Econet dismisses claims against it
Government queries Econet’s financial status
Safaricom hopes for 3.5 million subscribers by March 2006
Celtel Kenya expands network
Telkom modernises payphones
Safaricom to upgrade Nairobi network
CCK to introduce MNP by 1 July
Telkom eyes up Telkom Kenya
Telkom to start restructuring in June
Telkom interconnects Bell Western
Telkom spends KES90 million on upgrade
Industry panics after CCK board disbanded
CCK board dissolved
Celtel blames regulator for high tariffs
Telkom ordered to restore VoIP
Econet to launch within four months
Econet set to launch mobile services
Telkom stops long-distance VoIP calls
ZTE to expand into east Africa
Jamii to provide internet backup services to Access
17 bid for Telkom contract
Safaricom unhappy with MNP proposals
KDN commissions Siemens for fibre-optic network
Regulator approves Uunet’s operator licence
Telkom SA ‘interested’ in Telkom Kenya
VoIP given green light by CCK
Econet has its licence restored
Celtel refinances to fund network rollout
Econet’s mobile licence suspended pending investigation
Mobile number portability set for July 2005
Econet rollout facing fresh challenge
Huawei bags African contracts
Ericsson gets the nod to roll out Econet network
Safaricom reaches milestone
Israeli telecoms companies eye Kenyan expansion
CCK says no more licence auctions
Leaked report reveals comprehensive liberalisation plan
Kenyan auction process flawed says bidder
Six in frame for internet/backbone licences
Local media add to controversy over SNO licence auction
Celtel in the market for financing
2nd licence award scrapped
Regulator delays naming of SNO
Government prices SNO licence at KES2 billion
Safaricom launches GPRS, reveals rollout plans
Telkom contracts Huawei for VoIP
Government considers licensing mobile operators for fixed line market; cellcos remain unconvinced
Celtel buys up its 13th operator
Government to spend KES390 billion to boost coverage
Safaricom launches pre-paid roaming
Safaricom expands coverage
Court finally awards third wireless licence
CCK launches local telephony initiative
EWI receives cash boost
Telkom mulls Safaricom stake sale
Telkom faced with its first competitor
EWI claims majority control of third Kenyan cellco
Battle continues for control of Econet
Netcom and Gilat excluded from SNO bidding process
Econet to bid for third mobile licence
KTIG goes to GPB to sue CCOK over GSM licence
Telekom expecting fixed line competition by mid-2004
MPs demand immediate recall of Econet licence
CCK announced four-strong GSM shortlist
Five firms pre-qualify for GSM network tender
Mauritius Telecom joins the hunt for Kencell
Four apply for licences
Kenya in hunt for third mobile player
CCK seeks third operator
No love lost in Telkom/AOL spat