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Bharti Airtel plan to acquire Telkom Kenya

Indian based telco Bharti Airtel is reportedly planning to acquire Kenya’s smallest telecoms operator, Telkom Kenya. The move is intended to help Airtel scale up its presence in East Africa and create a stronger challenger to Kenya’s dominant telco, Safaricom.  The company previously held talks to discuss a potential merger in 2018, but discussions ground [...]

Telkom Kenya seals €35-million loan to extend network

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has offered a loan of 35-million (approximately US$40 million) to Telkom Kenya, the East African country’s third biggest operator. The companys objective is to use the loan to extend its mobile and data services and predict an increase in market share. However, the operator has not disclosed exact details as [...]

Telkom expands 4G network around Nairobi in Kenya

Mobile operator Telkom Kenya is expanding its 4G network around Nairobi. The telecom company wants to reach more customers by launching a campaign for this purpose. This operation dubbed “Bomba 4G” will invite people living on the outskirts of Nairobi to test the performance of its broadband network. The surrounding areas of Nairobi that now [...]