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Airtel and Jumia have partnered to bring mobile payments to Kenya

Airtel and Jumia have announced a new partnership to allow its customers to complete their mobile transactions via Airtel Money. Jumia, initially launched this service in March 2020 as a safety measures against COVID-19, by encouraging subscribers to prepay for their purchases and avoid cash exchange. The partnership with Airtel Kenya is promoting the financial [...]

Airtel offers free internet to support home learning during quarantine in Kenya

The CEO of Airtel Kenya, Prasanta Das Sarma, said recently that numerous students are already enjoying the service that was introduced to enable continued learning at home in the wake of coronavirus pandemic which forced the government to close all schools countrywide. Airtel is doing this as part of its commitment to empowering the students [...]

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 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 [...]