Airtel Kenya

Airtel Kenya pays US$40m to boost spectrum spread

Airtel Africa’s subsidiary confirms acquisition of new licence, says additional spectrum will be used to support 4G network expansion and 5G foundation.
Michael Malakata
Jul 15, 2022

Safaricom launches cross-merchant mobile money system

Pay Bill solution forms part of a phased interoperability process among the company, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya.
Nov 30, 2020

Nokia, Airtel Kenya in 5G deal for Nairobi

Companies partner to lay groundwork for 5G migration.
Mar 17, 2020

Kenya telcos waive transaction fees amid COVID-19 outbreak

Central bank approves move as a general service lockdown looms within the East African country.
Feb 11, 2019

Telkom Kenya, Airtel Kenya announce merger plans

Telkom Kenya has the option of holding up to 49 percent of shareholding.
Nov 10, 2015

Orange exits Kenya

French telco sells its stake in Telkom Kenya to Helios Investment Partners.
Nov 6, 2015

'Kenya's govt should not regulate telco competition'

Authorities should avoid attempts to regulate competition and leave it up to market forces says Safaricom exec.
Dec 11, 2014

Kenyans go mobile to pay for parking

Airtel allows Nairobi parking payments via mobile money.
Oct 23, 2014

Taxes payable by mobile money in Kenya

Airtel Kenya partners with the Kenya Revenue Authority to enable tax payments.
Jun 3, 2014

Airtel Kenya lauds the licensing of MVNOs

Airtel has partnered with Equity Bank to provide a seamless end to end services.
Sep 7, 2012

Airtel Kenya helps out farmers

Operator plans to offer about 250,000 farmers agricultural information and tips via mobile phones.