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Kenya's mobile phone users pass 30 mln mark

Monday 21 January 2013 | 15:11 CET | News
Mobile phone subscribers in Kenya reached 30.4 million in September 2012, up from 29.7 million three months earlier, according to the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK). Prepaid subscriptions continued to dominate, representing 99.0 percent of the total. Postpaid subscriptions grew by 8.9 percent to stand at 297,640. Kenya now has a mobile penetration of 77.2 percent. Operator market shares were little changed compared to the previous quarterly report. Safaricom dropped marginally from 64.0 percent of subscribers during the previous period to 63.2 percent at the end of September. Orange

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Categories: General
Companies: Airtel Kenya / CCK / Orange Kenya / Safaricom / Yu
Countries: Kenya
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