Kenya’s ICT sector is one of the emerging opportunities for foreign investors across Africa. This is clearly evident after the Government adopted the use fibre optic cables in various places.

According to Business Monitor International (BMI) a leading, independent provider of data, analysis, ratings, rankings and forecasting across 200 countries said that Kenya is widely gaining recognition due to its emerging opportunities in ICT.

Kenya has been regarded as an evolving sector in information technology as well after oil and power industry. This has significantly contributed by the growth of the tech savvy youth population who have come up with new innovations for carrying out day today business transactions.

Kenya will continue to intensify IT initiatives in areas of governance, schools and infrastructure in 2014 in efforts to accelerate the growth of ICT.

Kenya is likely to benefit from the introduction of low priced internet thus, encouraging more companies and customers to pay for goods and services online.

Meanwhile, Nakuru residents who are within a 10kilometer radius are currently enjoying free Wi-Fi after its launch in the county last week. Also the state law office is set to come up with a digital platform for registration of business names in May.

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