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Telecom  |  Kenya: Tribunal Eases Regulations For Airtel And Telkom Merger

Airtel and Telkom Kenya now have the option to sell up to 40 percent of their merged business following a ruling made by Kenya’s Competition Tribunal, which eased some regulatory orders that had prohibited any sale contracts over the next ...
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Telecom  |  Airtel Kenya Rolls Out Free Internet Access To Learning Websites Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Airtel Kenya has announced that it will offer free internet access on the Longhorn e-learning site to allow students to continue studying amidst the rise of the coronavirus pandemic. The service will be available in Kenya until schools reopen. The ...
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Airtel Kenya Waives Mobile Money Charges To Combat Covid19

Airtel Kenya has announced that it will scrap the transaction fees for mobile money services for the next 90 days, in hopes of easing the financial burden of self-isolating from the current global Covid19 pandemic. According to a report published ...

Kenya: Airtel And Telkom To Contest Regulator’s Merger Terms - Reports

In December last year, the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) approved the merger of the second and third largest telcos in Kenya, Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya. Between them, the two operators currently control approximately 30% of the Kenyan market, ...

Kenya’s Competition Watchdog Approves Airtel-Telkom Merger

The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK), has revealed that it has approved the planned merger between Telkom Kenya and Airtel, in a notice that was published in the Kenya Gazette last week Friday. CAK gave the go-ahead for the deal ...

Kenya: Airtel, Telkom Merger Delay Affecting Economy -Reports

It has been nine months and counting since Airtel and Telkom Kenya made public their intent to amalgamate their respective mobile businesses into a single entity that would evolve into Airtel-Telkom. The two telcos proceeded to engage with the relevant ...

Airtel Kenya Considers Cheaper Internet Fees In Price War

Airtel Kenya is pondering over slashing the price of its data bundles in reaction to a similar move by market leader Safaricom, a move that has intensified the price war in Kenya’s telecommunication sector. Airtel Africa’s CEO Raghunath Mandava said ...

Ex-Airtel Employees Oppose Airtel-Telkom Merger In Kenya

Fifty-two ex-Airtel employees have written to the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) to challenge the merger of Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya which, according to the staff-members, would decrease the chances of their pending case being concluded. The ex-employees are ...