Kenyan MPs snub bill seeking to split M-Pesa from Safaricom

Thursday 19 August 2021 | 14:48 CET | News
Kenyan Members of Parliament (MPs) have snubbed a debate on a bill seeking to compel Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya to split their telecommunications business from the mobile money transfer and lending units, Business Daily reported. The Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment) Bill sponsored by legislator Elisha Odhiambo aimed to address concerns that Safaricom has become too big through its dominant market share for voice, mobile data and mobile money. Progression of the matter looks bleak after only two out of 349 legislators showed an interest in debating its.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Kenya / Safaricom / Telekom Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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