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Introduction

This is an update of the Kenyan telecoms market, covering mobile and fixed sectors, operator initiatives and strategies, and regulatory policies. It includes subscriptions and revenue forecast for mobile and fixed broadband.

Highlights

  • Helios Investment Partners launched a bid to acquire France Telecom’s stake in Telkom Kenya (Orange). The firm plans to acquire 51% stake in the company, which is 70%-owned by France Telecom, with the rest held by the Kenyan government. If successful, the deal will see the government retain a 29% stake, with France Telecom holding 20%.
  • Safaricom has opened its M-Pesa platform to local and international developers to allow for the development of next-generation applications that will be compatible with the mobile money service.

Features and Benefits

  • This report analyzes the Kenyan telecoms market, providing subscription and revenues figures to 2Q15.
  • The report also identifies the key development trends in the Kenyan telecoms market.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key drivers of growth in Kenya's telecoms market?
  • What key trends will shape Kenya's telecoms market in the next five years?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Kenya Update, October 2015

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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