Saturday, September 10, 2011

New 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) Company to Lower Costs in Kenya

Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology is currently being adopted globally due to its tremendous download and uploads speed; in an effort to reduce costs for service providers who intent to use 4G network, the government of Kenya is seeking a public-private partnership to set up an independent platform for LTE technology, service providers will then need not acquire expensive licenses as was the case with 3G technology. The latest development has clearly shown admission of flaws by the Kenyan ministry of Information and Communication in the licensing and allocation of 3G spectrum; despite most mobile service provider’s being issued with 3G licenses, they’ve not been able to roll out the service across the country.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Airtel Rising Stars to Train at Manchester United Soccer Schools Camp

Football is the most famous sport globally with ability to connect various cultures as well as empowering communities; Bharti Airtel Kenya has introduced what seems to be its own version of Sakata ball with greater rewards. Safaricom is Kenya’s biggest mobile service provider by market share followed by Airtel, over the past few years; the country’s largest service provider initiated Sakata Ball (a school based football competition) program. Emerging reports indicate, Airtel has started its own version of the competition where winners will pocket cash prize as well as train at Manchester United Soccer Schools camp based in Tanzania.