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The Safaricom fairy tale is clearly having a reality check. In almost one decade, Safaricom grew from being a low quality Kenyan mobile network with a few thousand subscribers to the most profitable company in East Africa with over 10 million subscribers. However, in the last couple of years, so

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Everyone, it seems, has designs on Kenya’s fast growing internet and data services market. Its been reported in this week’s edition of the East African Newsapaper that MTN, which is undoubtedly Africa’s largest telecoms groups has acquired a 60% stake in UUNET Kenya. UUNET Kenya is one of the leading

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Forget all the amazingly low voice and sms offers that Kenya’s four mobile networks have been promoting over the last year or so. At the end of the battle, what became obvious is that subscribers had grown by leaps and bounds but the average revenue per user (ARPU) had dropped

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