Safaricom 4G Users Across Kenya, Surpasses 1 Million

Kenyan telco giant Safaricom has reported that its number of active 4G users has surpassed a 1 million mark in November. The company claims  the milestone was achieved as a result of increased affordability of 4G smartphones and data bundles plans as well as the expansion of its 4G network to cover all 47 counties. 

Safaricom is the first MNO to roll out a 4G network in Kenya. Speaking of the achievement by the company, Mr. Joseph Ogutu, Director for Strategy at Safaricom said;
The country has consistently stood out as a global innovation powerhouse and a leader in global mobile technology adoption. This milestone further cements Kenya's position and establishes a strong foundation for future innovation. More Kenyans can now afford 4G devices with the price having dropped to as low as Sh. 6,000. Data prices on Safaricom have also reduced by an aggregate of 29 percent, leading to increasing usage
 Safaricom was founded in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Telkom Kenya, the company employs over 1,500 people who are mainly stationed in the country's capital Nairobi.

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