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Safaricom, Airtel, ATC, Seal Towers, Alan Dick win Kenyan mobile infrastructure contracts under USF

Friday 12 February 2021 | 11:29 CET | News
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has awarded contracts to five companies to roll out telecommunications mobile network infrastructure and services in 101 sub-locations of the country. The project is being done via the Universal Service Fund (USF), which aims to provide communications in under-served and unserved areas. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya, American Towers Company (ATC) Kenya Operations, Seal Towers, and Alan Dick & Company (East Africa) won contracts to provide the infrastructure and services in sub-locations of seventeen marginalised counties.

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