SIM registration: operators can expect lower revenues

Few months ago, the Communications Commission of Kenya started a campaign requiring mobile phone subscribers to register their SIM cards in order to continue using the services. SIM cards enable users to communicate and transact using mobile devices. In a…


Safaricom, CBA, Launch M-Shwari

In yet another bid to increase financial services, from today, M-Pesa customers will have access to interest bearing saving accounts and be able to take out small loans through a new service, called M-Shwari. This is a strategic cooperation between,…

Kenya, Tech scene

Safaricom discontinues unlimited internet

Few days ago, Safaricom CEO, Bob Collymore announced that the company discontinued its unlimited internet on the modems and handsets. What shocked was the announcement that the company is not making money from the unlimited data sales and usage. Collymore…

Kenya, Tech scene

Safaricom to lay own fiber….

I must admit that CJ, the guy who owns Jamii Telecom is a master businessman; he laid fiber in all major towns when companies were wondering whether to do it or not and when others were focussing on the end…