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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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Earlier this week, YU which is Kenya’s fourth mobile network launched its Umenoki tariff offer. Umenoki is a Kenyan “sheng” (slang) word that by literal translation means “are you crazy?!”. To be honest, the Umenoki offer does seem crazy since YU subscribers can will be charged only Kes. 50 cents

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Earlier this week Zain, Kenya’s second largest mobile network operator, finally launched its Zap mobile money transfer services after protracted delays in securing operating rights from the Central Bank of Kenya. Zap, which has been launched as the second mobile money transfer service in Kenya after Safaricom’s wildly successful M-Pesa

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