CGTN BizTalk: The making of a telco giant – Safaricom

In this episode of #CGTNBiztalk, we explore Safaricom, the telecommunications company that’s fast becoming a market leader in Africa, and a man who has become a legend of sorts on the continent: Michael Joseph, whose name is synonymous with Safaricom’s success. The company that started out with a team of five people now employs around … Read more CGTN BizTalk: The making of a telco giant – Safaricom

Kenya’s Safaricom to consider Huawei for 5G

In tonight’s edition : Kenya’s biggest telecoms operator Safaricom will consider giving a contract to China’s Huawei as it rolls out its fifth generation (5G) network this year, its acting chief executive said on Wednesday. Libya faces more hurdles on the road to peace as teh U.N backed government suspends participation in geneva talks. And finally members of … Read more Kenya’s Safaricom to consider Huawei for 5G

Safaricom CEO Sets Out Vision for a Connected Kenya at Cisco Expo 2011

Technology is changing the lives of Kenyans by giving them access to services that they didn’t have before, as well as demystifying systems and processes using a mobile phone. M-PESA (a money transferring system) is an example of a mobile phone innovation changing lives in the East African nation. “The first product in the world … Read more Safaricom CEO Sets Out Vision for a Connected Kenya at Cisco Expo 2011

Safaricom and Huawei to Fund ICT Innovation in Kenyan Universities

Huawei, a Chinese telecommunication solutions provider, and Safaricom Kenya have signed a memorandum of Association (MoU) with the University of Nairobi, Moi University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) to ensure engineering students in Kenya are equipped with modern up to date telecommunication skills to meet current industry needs. “Africa’s education system … Read more Safaricom and Huawei to Fund ICT Innovation in Kenyan Universities