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Telkom Kenya partners with Ericsson and NEC XON to expand network

Telkom Kenya has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ericsson and NEC XON to boost the operators network with an additional 2000 wireless sites by 2023. The agreement is worth around US$100 million, and forms part of the expansion strategy announced by Telkom Kenya in August 2020. The operators CEO Mugo Kibati said that [...]

Showmax partners with Telkom Kenya to offer data deals

Telkom Kenya and Showmax Pro are partnering to offer Telkom mobile subscribers interesting data bundles. The data deals include 30GB and 45 GB as well as a one-month subscription to stream Showmax Pro. The partnering deal will be available to both new and existing showmax subscribers with the regular entertainment from showmax as well as [...]

Google loon and Telkom Kenya roll out 4G network balloons

Kenyans will enjoy high-speed and affordable internet facilities with the help of Google Loon and Telkom Kenya. This development comes after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) signed an agreement with Google Loon, allowing them to fly their balloons over the Kenyan airspace beaming high-speed internet. President Uhuru Kenyatta said this will help Kenyans in [...]

Deployment of DARE1 submarine in East African region completed in March 2020

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom announced that the deployment of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system is expected to be completed in March 2020. The four telecom companies revealed that the very high-speed telecoms infrastructure has already landed at La Siesta Beach in Djibouti. Apart from the installation in [...]

Telkom Kenya launched free WIFI hotspots in Nairobi CBD

Nairobi County Government in partnership with Meelin Media Limited and Telkom Kenya will be providing free wireless internet access in select parts of Nairobi, to fill in the connectivity gap. This initiative is a boost to the governments efforts to bridge existing gaps in internet connectivity. Whereas internet penetration has grown over the last few [...]

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 [...]

Telkom Kenya to plan 3G/4G expansion

Telkom Kenyas 3G/4G project expansion worth KES 1 billion and is targeting to maximize fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) product, improving its service quality for enterprise and corporate customers. The CEO of Telkom Kenya, Mugo Kibati explained about the project plan, It remains our objective to entrench our position as Kenyas preferred Data network, which can only be [...]