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Telkom-run fibre network takeover stalls for lack of government funding

Wednesday 26 May 2021 | 11:05 CET | News
The Kenyan government is unable to take over the running of a state-owned fibre optic network worth KES 16 billion from Telkom Kenya as it lacks a budget for maintenance, Business Daily reported. The ICT Authority (ICTA) CEO Katherine Getao told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that lack of money to operate the National Optic Fibre Backbone (Nofbi) Phase 1 has stalled the takeover of the network from Telkom Kenya.

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Companies: Telkom Kenya
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