0
Video

Kenyan free-to-air TV stations rises to 86 in Q4, digital TV subscriptions fall as streaming increases

Thursday 26 September 2019 | 10:04 CET | News
The number of free-to-air television stations in Kenya grew by 6.3 percent in the fourth quarter to 30 June to 86 from 81 stations in the previous period, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) said in its latest report. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Countries: Kenya
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Kenyan court rejects MultiChoice appeal over locking set-top boxes to competitors

Published 26 May 2020 10:31 CET | Kenya
Pay television service providers in Kenya may no longer lock out competitors from using their set-top boxes for broadcasting, ...

Kenyan telecom firms, broadcasters to lose idle spectrum frequencies

Published 22 Jan 2020 09:40 CET | Kenya
Kenyan telecommunication operators and broadcasters face the loss of idle spectrum as the regulator clamps down on hoarding of ...

MultiChoice Kenya has no plans to cut jobs despite competition from video streaming platforms

Published 28 Oct 2019 09:48 CET | Kenya
MultiChoice Kenya has sought to allay redundancy fears as it faces stiff competition from online streaming platforms, Business ...

Kenyan cyber threats rise to 26.6 mln in Q4 from 11.3 mln in Q3

Published 26 Sep 2019 10:17 CET | Kenya
Kenyan organisations were hit by 26.6 million cyber threat events in the fourth quarter to June from 11.3 million detected in the ...

StarTimes offers digital TV sets on instalments to local savings and credit co-op members

Published 24 Sep 2019 11:13 CET | Kenya
StarTimes Media has partnered various local savings and credit cooperative societies (SACCOS) in Kenya to offer its digital ...

Kenyans use social media more than ever

Published 19 Sep 2019 13:04 CET | Kenya
Use of instant messaging and social networks in Kenya has almost doubled, according to consultancy Deloitte. It said use of ...

UAE-based Madgoat TV seeks licence in Kenya

Published 22 Aug 2019 10:28 CET | Kenya
UAE-based investor Ricardo Badoer is seeking a commercial free-to-air television licence for the sports and entertainment channel ...

DStv Kenya cuts subscription prices by 5-30 percent

Published 21 Aug 2019 11:41 CET | Kenya
MultiChoice Kenya's DStv service has announced subscription price cuts in response to competition for pay-TV customers from ...

Safaricom still plans to extend M-Pesa beyond Kenya

Published 01 Aug 2019 11:18 CET | Kenya
Safaricom said it will focus on expanding mobile financial services business M-Pesa beyond Kenya, reports Reuters. Interim CEO of ...

Kenya wants non-resident streaming firms like Netflix and Hulu to pay OTT tax

Published 28 May 2019 09:47 CET | Kenya
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has introduced a tax for Over the Top (OTT) non-resident organisations, including Netflix and Hulu, ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Mar Zoom Video Communications Q4
01 Mar Liberty LatAm Q4 results
01 Mar Switch Q4 2020
01 Mar Boingo Q4
01 Mar Ooma Q4
01 Mar Inseego Q4
01 Mar TIM Brasil investors day
01 Mar Embedded World Digital
02 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
02 Mar FuboTV Q4 2020
03 Mar Vivendi Q4 2020
03 Mar Avast FY results
03 Mar Marvell Technology fiscal Q4
04 Mar Broadcom fiscal Q1
04 Mar MTS Q4 2020
04 Mar Ciena fiscal Q1
04 Mar Inwit Q4 2020
04 Mar Telesat Q4
05 Mar Vonage Investor Day
::: More Calendar Items