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Airtel Kenya Rolls Out 5G Network to 32 Counties

Airtel Kenya Limited, a leading provider of voice, data and SMS services is rolling out additional 100 5G network sites across the country before the end of the year.

Safaricom Takes On Airtel By Cutting Cost Of Bundles

Safaricom has slashed prices on the consolidated Go Monthly proposition, a move seemingly that targets its biggest rival, Airtel. The Go Monthly 1K plan will...

Airtel Splashes Ksh4.7B to Improve Network

Airtel Kenya Networks Limited (Airtel Kenya), has purchased 60 MHz of additional spectrum in the 2600 MHz band from the Communications Authority of Kenya,...

New Company Takes Over Airtel Money Operations In Kenya

Airtel Kenya has announced the separation and transfer of the Airtel Money business from Airtel Networks Kenya Limited to Airtel Money Kenya Limited, a...

Airtel, Telkom Customers Can Now Use M-Pesa Paybills

Interoperability for M-Pesa Till number option was launched earlier, in April 2022. The till number and paybill are the two payment options available under Safaricom's Lipa na M-Pesa platform for merchants.

Why Safaricom’s Long-Time Customers Are Disillusioned

Beyond the contradicting memos and announcements that characterized the process forcing CA and Chiloba to walk balk their initial declarations and offer clarification, the registration saga has opened a pandora's box as Kenyans reveal more bones they have to pick with East Africa's most profitable company.

Kenyans Take on Safaricom Over SIM Registration

Safaricom also caught some flak for requiring its millions of subscribers to visit a Safaricom shop or dealer to complete the registration. Its biggest rival Airtel, for instance, is allowing customers to complete the entire process online.

Telco Wars: Chiloba Battles Safaricom Over Lower Rates

The MTR is the rate telcos charge each other for interconnecting customers. The review was announced by Chiloba in December and was to take effect at the start of the year before Safaricom moved to court

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