Kenya competition report revises position on splitting Safaricom

Wednesday 21 February 2018 | 09:10 CET | News
A UK company appointed two years ago to assess competition in Kenya's telecoms sector says it has shelved its earlier proposal that Safaricom's M-Pesa business be separated to prevent market distortion, Business Daily reported. Analysys Mason says it reached the decision after consultation with sector stakeholders. This remedy, it said, could be seen as disproportionate and constraining the Communications Authority (CA)'s discretion to act as it saw fit at the time. 

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Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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