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It has been reported in the media this week that Safaricom, Kenya’s largest mobile network and Nokia, the world’s largest mobile phone company have announced a strategic partnership for the distribution of DSTV mobile. Nokia has just launched a range of mobile tv compatible phones which will have free access

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In an obvious move to stay relevant (and competitive) against the growing dominance of mobile payment services in the form of Safaricom’s M-Pesa and Zain’s Zap, Western Union has massively lowered its money transfer rates within Kenya to just 2% of the value being transferred. The new rate applies to

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In a story published in this Sunday’s edition of the East African Standard, almost a decade after it heralded a virtual mobile revolution in Kenya, catapulting it into the region’s most profitable company, Safaricom is harnessing new areas to underpin future growth. The shift from over-reliance on voice as the

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