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Zuku back on top reclaiming fixed internet spot from Safaricom

The latest industry data from the Communications Authority shows that Wananchi-owned Zuku is back on top and has reclaimed the top spot in fixed internet connections from Safaricom. This is in the last three months since December to control 35 percent of the market. Communications Authority said Zuku had 175,433 fixed home and internet connections […]

Peter Ndegwa takes over as CEO at Safaricom succeeding Bob Collymore

Peter Ndegwa takes the leadership reins as Safaricom’s first Kenyan CEO, to succeed Bob Collymore, who died of cancer on July 1, last year, a move that will make him the first Kenyan to run the giant telco. He takes over from founding CEO Michael Joseph, who has been holding the position in an acting […]

Safaricom partners with Amazon Web Services

Safaricom has announced a strategic agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will see the Telco become a reseller of AWS services. The agreement is designed to accelerate Safaricom’s internal IT transformation, lower costs and provide it with a blueprint and skilled resources to assist customers with their journey to the cloud. Safaricom Plc CEO […]

Safaricom has joined the Valuable 500 Movement

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom has joined the Valuable 500, a movement that brings together CEO’s responsible for huge organisations to put disability inclusion on the global business leadership agenda. The company becomes the first in Kenya and fourth in Africa to join the movement that calls on influential business leaders and their brands to ignite […]

Safaricom introduces new prefixes SIM Cards

Safaricom has announced the introduction of SIM cards with the 0110 and 0111 prefixes, targeting two million new subscribers. In a statement to media houses, the telco sim cards will be available free of charge at all Safaricom shops and dealer outlets countrywide with customers only required to activate their lines with a top-up of […]