Daily Nation article on ICT growth in Kenya.

In today’s Daily Nation is an article in the Smart Company Magazine on ICT growth in Kenya. The article features a number of well known ICT personalities and businesses who we’re interviewed for various insights on where things are headed Continue reading

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Safaricom’s BAMBA (almost) Unlimited 3G Data Bundles.

In more Safaricom news this week, a fairly massive online and offline marketing campaign is running for what is being called “BAMBA Unlimited”. The promotion is basically a spin on Safaricom’s 3G bundles that are now a quasi-uncapped Internet service Continue reading

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Bharti Airtel and IBM Join Forces to Transform Africa’s Mobile Communications Market.

10-year agreement in principle will extend innovative relationship that began in 2004; IBM to handle IT for Bharti Airtel’s 16 operations in Africa. In the first of its kind alliance in Africa to enable Bharti Airtel to deliver innovative and Continue reading

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Kenya’s Virtual City Ltd wins US$ 1 Million in Nokia’s Growth Economy Venture Challenge.

This is really great news for Kenya! On September 16 this week in London at Nokia World, Kenya’s Virtual City won this year’s Global Growth Economy Venture Challenge from Nokia. The award was won in recognition of Virtual City’s Mobile Continue reading

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Zain Kenya’s “Dabo Dabo” Bonus Airtime Promotion.

From this Thursday this week, Zain Kenya customers enjoy free airtime for seven days after the company launched its Dabo Dabo promotion. The promotion will see customers double their airtime every time they top up their phones with any denomination Continue reading

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Equity Bank appointed China UnionPay’s sole agent in East Africa.

China UnionPay cards to be accepted on Equity Bank’s ATMs and Point of Sale terminals countrywide. Equity Bank has signed up with the China UnionPay to allow its customers in Kenya and throughout East Africa to make transactions from Equity’s Continue reading

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Nokia’s joint anti-counterfeit efforts with Kenyan Government bears fruit

Efforts by global mobile phone solutions company Nokia to fight counterfeits through collaboration with state agencies have started bearing fruit, offering hope for increased tax revenues and job opportunities lost through importation of fake goods through the country’s points of Continue reading

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Mobile Applications in East Africa Presentation.

This is a presentation on Mobile Applications in East Africa that I gave earlier this week at the AITEC East Africa Summit on the 8th of September 2010: Mobile Applications in East Africa by Moses Kemibaro View more presentations from Continue reading

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Virtual City announces Mobile-based Farm Produce Suppy Chain Management (SCM) System

Yesterday, Virtual City which is a leading mobile technology and supply chain management (SCM) solutions company in Kenya announced the development of a mobile-based technology for tracking farm produce processing, from start to finish, till it reaches shelves in European Continue reading

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AccessKenya further extends its metro fibre network to Mombasa.

AccessKenya today announced that its breaking ground for its own fibre optic infrastructure in Mombasa as part of its ongoing plans to build what will be one of the largest IP based fibre networks in Kenya. “We are delighted to Continue reading

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