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Safaricom, Kenya’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, has completed testing and trials of 5G services, and plans to roll out a commercial network later this year. Business Daily quotes the firm’s Acting CEO Michael Joseph as saying that it will initially target major urban centres in select cities with the new 5G service. He added that the...

Kenya’s dominant telecommunications services provider Safaricom has been accused of interfering in the planned merger of Airtel and Telkom. In February 2019, ITWeb Africa reported on the planned merger of Airtel and Telkom in Kenya to establish a joint venture Airtel-Telkom. The newly formed entity would compete directly with Safaricom for market share. Telkom Kenya’s chief executive...