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icolo.io Opens Mombasa One (‘MB1’) Data Centre, Plans to Launch a Nairobi Subsidiary in November 2018

It is an open secret that technology grows at an alarming rate and in a world where several business functions leverage its offerings in...
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TECNO Camon CM Comes with an 18:9 Display, Gorilla Glass and Two Names?

Last year passed by without seeing any TECNO device adopt the new elongated display style (18:9). Well, that is about to change as the...
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E-Taxi App Taxify Marks First Anniversary in East Africa

In a fiercely contested local e-taxi market that seemingly indicates a significant growth among top players, it is certain that the competitiveness has the...
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Telegram Messenger Plans To Launch Their Own Native Cryptocurrency

This move by Telegram has a lot of potential
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Telkom Kenya’s Mashariki Roaming Bundle is Affordable but Misses Key Additions

Back in 2014, an agreement called One Network was signed by East Africa’s Heads of States. On the whole, the agreement, which went live...
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Kenya’s Madaraka Express Train Online Booking Platform Goes Live

After possibly the longest wait, Kenya Railways has started the new year at a high notch after the company quietly launched an online booking...
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Nokia 6 (Second-Generation) Unveiled Ahead of CES with USB-C, Snapdragon 630 and More

Fans of Nokia have a reason to celebrate this January as HMD Global has unveiled their latest device the Nokia 6 (2018) or Nokia...
Mobile Data

South Sudan’s National Communication Authority Reportedly Shuts Down 3G Internet Services in the Country

The National Communication Authority of South Sudan has reportedly shut down internet services in the country following a fresh breakout of violence. Several people are...

Kenya’s Communications Authority Spends KES 1.25 Billion of USF Kitty to Expand Voice Infrastructure

It is apparent that the penetration of digital services sees new strides every year. This progress continues to be achieved thanks to intensive efforts...
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Little Cab Plans to Integrate Fintech Services into its Product Amid Expansion Plans

E-taxi solutions have taken over conventional taxi business among the cities they operate in around the globe. Locally, the product was spearheaded by U.S.-based...
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Facebook is Testing Sharing Instagram Stories to WhatsApp

Facebook is testing yet another Instagram Stories crossover
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Uganda Wants To Launch its Own Social Media Platforms This Year

Uganda wants to have its own Facebook or Twitter
Data

Telkom Kenya’s Focus on Data Services Sees Marginal Growth as Voice and SMS Dwindle

It has been more than six months since Telkom Kenya transitioned from Orange Kenya, and in that process, the mobile telecoms company has seen...
Eddie Ndichu

Opera Opens Kenya Office, Appoints Former KCB Executive as Africa Managing Director

Eddie Ndichu will be Opera’s Managing Director for Fintech Africa starting today. Formerly serving as the Head of Digital Service & Mobile Payments at...
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Fiber Optic Subscriptions in Kenya Up 65%, 51.1 Million Internet Users

Communications Authority of Kenya has released their Q1 report and it is full of interesting bits of information
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HMD Global Sold Over 16 Million Nokia Phones in Q3 2017

HMD Global, the company that was licensed to sell Nokia branded phones has a reason to celebrate this season. The company, according to analyst...
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Equitel New Offer Bundles Data, Voice and SMS into Three Modest Packages

Equity Bank has been offering mobile communication service for some time now. Its jump into this business was hastened by Kenya’s open market for...
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Nokia 2 Giveaway, We Have a Winner!

It's that season where we all feel like we should be giving back and yes, Techweez got bit by the Santa bug as well....
Sema Run

Airtel and Kukua Launch Sema Run, an Educational Mobile Game for Kids

Kids love mobile games, and with deeper penetration of smart devices and access to affordable data plans, more children are getting versed with gameplay...
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Pace Mate Bluetooth Earphones Launched Mid-Air with Giveaway Galore

When your product is hot, you don't launch it in a hotel, boardroom or some building's hall, you take it to the sky for...
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Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieves a New Breakthrough in 5G Field Trial

Chinese tech giant Huawei and NTT DOCOMO, INC., has managed to deploy a successful joint field trial for 5G mobile communications over a long...

Safaricom is Adding Scanning of QR Codes For Cash Withdrawal and Lipa Na M-PESA Services

  Yesterday, Safaricom sent a huge update to its mySafaricom app. The update was significant and included key additions as we discussed in this post....
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Telkom Kenya Augments its XL Bundles with Two New Plans

Mobile data plans are critical for any operator in current times. Based on the increased use of apps and expansive penetration of smart handhelds,...
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Bharti Airtel is Taking Over Tigo’s Operations in Rwanda

India’s Bharti Airtel, which offers mobile telecoms services in 17 countries across Africa and Asia is looking forward to expanding its turf in the...

Airtel Kenya Catches a Huge Break After High Court Ruling on its Licensing Fees

In the past, we highlighted the legal tussles Kenya’s second largest operator, Airtel, and ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA). The issue in question...
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Facebook Will Demote Posts That Beg You To Share, Like or Comment

Social media networks started as a way to easily communicate with your friends or meet people online. It then transpired into a labyrinth that...
LG Loudr Music System

LG Launches Loudr Music System with a Karaoke Feature and a Stylish Design

Kenya’s branch of LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is expanding its audio system portfolio in the local market with the launch of a brand...
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iPhone X Launched in Kenya and Yes, There’s a Payment Plan

Apple's most expensive device yet, the iPhone X (Roman 10), has just hit Kenyan shelves. The device which was launched on Friday by Redington...
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