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UCC speaks out on data expiry

The recent announcement by Kenya’s leading telecom firm, Safaricom, to introduce ‘no expiry data’ tariff plans contrary to the global practice in the provision of mobile data services has given Uganda Communication Commission a new task. Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | This task is about determining whether or not …

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Peter Ndegwa is new Safaricom CEO

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | The Safaricom PLC Board of Directors has appointed  Peter Ndegwa as the company’s Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2020. He joins Safaricom from Diageo PLC where he is the Managing Director of Diageo Continental Europe. “Ndegwa brings a wealth of experience in General …

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Bob Collymore dies at 61 after long cancer fight

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Bob Collymore died early today, Safaricom PLC has announced. “Our beloved CEO Bob Collymore has passed. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, our colleagues, partners and the nation at large,” Safaricom stated. He has been battling cancer. Safaricom is a listed mobile …

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Safaricom unveils new TV decoders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s telecom firm, Safaricom, has relaunched its Internet-enabled digital TV decoders in the market a year after it suspended sales to address technical malfunctions, according to Business Daily. The telco started selling the Safaricom Digital TV and Internet Box for Kshs 9,999 (Shs350, 000) at …

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Safaricom is ninth most innovative company

By Priscilla Muhairwe Safaricom features among the most innovative companies in the world in 2013 listing as number 9. Its innovations starting with M-pesa a mobile money service, which was launched In April 2007, following a student software development project from Kenya, their innovative thinking and clever product implementation which strives …

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