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Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya to merge

Telkom Kenya confirmed news to merge with Airtel Kenya. The new joint venture Airtel-Telkom is expected to grow its market share, widen its distribution network and also creating awareness of its strong brand.  According to IT Web Africa, “Telkom Kenya has the option of holding up to 49 percent of that shareholding. The merged company [...]

Airtel Kenya extends its 4G network in more towns

Airtel Kenya will extend the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months. The Managing Director of Airtel Kenya, Prasanta Das Sarma declared, The telecom operator would take 4G network to Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. Airtel launched its 4G network in Nairobi and Mombasa two months ago. Das [...]

Airtel Networks Kenya bags 4G licence

Airtel Networks Kenya has finalised payment for its 4G LTE licence Kenya. The Communications Authority yesterday confirmed the reception of payment from Airtel Kenya , the $25 million licence fee for the 4G LTE 800 MHz signal. Although the company has not officially launched the high speed network, Airtel Kenya has been testing the signal [...]