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    Safaricom takes another swing at Airtel

    July 14, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom takes another swing at Airtel

    Safaricom has taken another swing at rival, Airtel. In June 2015, Safaricom revealed that it felt resentment towards Airtel’s move to display the M-Pesa logo on its advertorial to market the Airtel Money Service. In July 2015, it looks as though both...

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    Kenya: Mbadi sets out to trim the power of the CA

    March 10, 2015 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Mbadi sets out to trim the power of the CA

    Kenyan lawmaker, MP John Mbadi, is set to introduce a bill aimed at trimming the power of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). The proposed bill seeks to amend the Kenya Information and Communication Act to significantly curtail the powers of the CA....

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    Kenya: CA seeks to identify ICT access gaps

    January 30, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: CA seeks to identify ICT access gaps

    The Communications Authority of Kenya is seeking a consultant to identify regions facing challenges in access to ICT services as it prepares to implement the Universal Service Fund’s functions, this according to The Star. According to the report, the CA...

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    Safaricom bid for yuMobile assets approved

    March 31, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom bid for yuMobile assets approved

    The bid by Kenyan mobile operators Safaricom and Airtel Kenya to acquire the assets of yuMobile, has been approved by the Communications Authority of Kenya. While they have been given the green light for the deal, there are a number of conditions attached to...

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    Safaricom could withdraw Essar Kenya offer

    March 26, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom could withdraw Essar Kenya offer

    Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom said this week that it could withdraw an offer to acquire assets owned by Essar Telecom Kenya, as there has been no regulatory certainty or clearance regarding the matter. “For all concerned, this transaction was very...