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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...

  • Essar Telecom Kenya looking to capitalise on money transfer growth

    April 24, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Essar Telecom Kenya looking to capitalise on money transfer growth

    The Star reports that Essar Telecom Kenya is offering a 200% bonus airtime to subscribers who top up their airtime via the company’s mobile money platform yuCash. The offer is reported to be valid for three months. The move signals the company’s objective...

  • Essar abandoning Kenya’s Yu Mobile

    August 15, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Essar abandoning Kenya’s Yu Mobile

    India’s Essar Group is planning to sell its 72% share in Essar Telecom Kenya and remove itself as a mobile service provider in East Africa. Essar said that they have decided to pull out of the Kenyan market due to a tough operating environment and a...

  • Essar’s Yu causes a stir

    July 21, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Essar’s Yu causes a stir

    Essar Telecom Kenya is moving forward with an ambitious plan to increase its market share as the country sees growing competition for subscribers in the country. The most recent effort by Essar’s Yu is to offer free calls to other Yu users from early...

  • Essar cuts ties with Kenya partner

    February 23, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Essar cuts ties with Kenya partner

    Mobile operator Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd, operating as yu, has terminated its contract with its sister firm Aegis Services Kenya Ltd, raising tensions for the jobs of more than 70 customer care employees. It comes as price wars in the telecommunications...