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Posts Tagged ‘Communication Commission of Kenya’

  • Kenya’s Communications Commission to be dissolved

    October 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya’s Communications Commission to be dissolved

    Kenya’s Communications Commission (CCK) is set to be disbanded and will be replaced by a new body to regulate the communications industry in the country – one which will be free of government and commercial influence. The Independent Communications...

  • Kenyan operators could face stiffer penalties

    August 20, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenyan operators could face stiffer penalties

    Kenya’s Information and Communication minister Samuel Poghisio revealed that the government is in the process of amending the country’s Communications Act, which will see harsher penalties issued to mobile service providers if they fail to deliver the...

  • CCK undecided on slashing mobile termination rates

    May 18, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on CCK undecided on slashing mobile termination rates

    The Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) is still divergent on the idea of whether to cut mobile termination rates by 35 per cent in July. A study conducted by the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) was expected to be...

  • Kenya sees increase in data usage

    April 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    According to a Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) report, the number of mobile subscribers had increased by 5.99%, from 26.49 to 28.08 million subscriptions. However, there was a sharp decrease in the number of users making calls. The decline could be as...

  • Counterfeit phone users get a life-line

    December 28, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Counterfeit phone users get a life-line

    Mobile phone users of counterfeit handsets in Kenya were thrown a life-line when it was announced that they will have until April next year to replace them with genuine models – or risk being cut-off from the networks. The Communication Commission of...

  • Kenya slashes regulatory fees

    October 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya slashes regulatory fees

    The Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) has slashed regulatory fees charged for various services in the telecommunication and broadcasting industry in the country. The regulator announced that the new charges effective from July 2012 are aimed at...

  • CCK backtracks on fake phones

    September 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    The Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) has backtracked on its earlier directive that all operators should switch off subscribers using fake mobile phones and has instead called for more time for further consultations with stake holders. Although the...

  • Kenya court fires communications boss

    August 10, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on Kenya court fires communications boss

    The High Court of Kenya has issued a temporary judgment ordering the embattled Communication Commission of Kenya (CCK) Director General  Charles Njoroge to vacate his office. In his ruling High Court Judge Justice David Maraga said that the decision was...

  • New Kenya mobile tax worries industry

    February 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New Kenya mobile tax worries industry

    A new government tax on mobile phone operators in Kenya has many companies believing the move will eat into their earnings in order to support the bolstering of telecommunications services in areas of the country previously considered unviable. The government...