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Affordable smartphones drive digital inclusion in Africa

With mobile connectivity now integral to the modern economy, a key part of any national development programme must be…

CBK stays order suspending bank to mobile money (and vice-versa) charges

At the President’s directive, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) was tasked with reviewing the transaction fees charged by…

Relevant content imperative for digital inclusion

The lack of compelling online content has been identified as one of the major reasons why millions of people…

Airtel Kenya finally avails a data manager

If you are an Airtel Kenya subscriber, there’s some good news: there’s finally, finally, a data manager. If you have…

Safaricom makes free YouTube data bundle a permanent offering, cuts it down to 2GB

Back in February, Safaricom announced a new subscription plan for its subscribers. Dubbed “All In One monthly bundles”, the…

LG Kenya and Airtel Kenya promotion

Airtel Kenya and LG Kenya team up to offer up to 30% discount on electronics and appliances

Both Airtel Kenya and LG Electronics are marginal names in their respective arenas here in Kenya. Perhaps with something…

24Bit episode 9 – A discussion on internet data bundles in Kenya

Watch it here: If you missed our last episode, catch it here.

What dominance? Everyone just needs to do better

At the start of the month, I tweeted this: When I was signing up, I only got 200 minutes to make calls, I think. Later on, I'd see guys getting microwaves and electric kettles just for signing up. Now, new guys get a whole month free. I'm not even hurt ?. I shall revisit. pic.twitter.com/ohWsTfiJHd — The Unsullied (@echenze) March 2, 2018 True. When I was signing up for Safaricom’s home internet service…

Here’s the thing about wanting to control telecommunications industry tariffs…

Owing to accusations every now and then that there is a dominant player in Kenya’s telecommunications industry i.e. mobile…

Datally Data-Saving App

Google’s Datally is a mobile data-saving app that you need to install right now

In Kenya, mobile data is a struggle on its own. Many people want to own a smartphone, but it’s nearly…