Mobile Network Consolidation Finally Happens In Kenya As YU Is Carved Up By Safaricom & Airtel
It was inevitable. The YU mobile network had been bleeding red ink for far too long. However, what is somewhat surprising is the manner in which they will cease to operate in Kenya’s super competitive mobile network space. There had been rumours and talk of some big global players planning
Finally, Orange joins Kenya’s mobile tariff bandwagon.
Well, looks like everyone is now on-board the mobile tariff (war) bandwagon that started last week after Zain dramatically lowered their call and SMS rates. In particular, after that announcement, YU immediately responded as did Safaricom earlier this week. Now, as of yesterday, Orange is the last mobile network to
A tale of CCK, Zain, Safaricom and YU.
What a week its been in Kenya’s mobile networks sector! So much has happened in such a short space of time. It all started on Monday this week when the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) announced a 50% price reduction on mobile network interconnection rates from Kes. 4.42 to Kes.