Integrated Telecommunication solution provider, Orange has rolled out 3G network in Kajiado County in efforts to expand its data coverage in the country. This move has seen the company’s subscriber base increase to over 3 million and revenue significantly growing since the commencement of the transformational plan for the business.
According to the most recent Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) report, Telkom Kenya (Orange) total subscriptions gained 11.3 per cent to reach 3.3 million from 3.0 million recorded during the last quarter.
At the same time, Telkom Kenya Limited (Orange) gained in total mobile voice traffic to post 458 million minutes during the quarter up from 356 million minutes posted during the previous quarter. The market share for Telkom (Orange) has demonstrated improvement over the last three quarters with the quarter under review recording 6.2 percent market share from 4.4 percent recorded during the last quarter.
In March 2015, Orange connected Mandera County with 3G network with the aim to connect all counties across the country to Orange’s high-speed network. With 3G network there will be growth in business and change of lifestyle as well as support county governments in improving service delivery through integrated ICT solutions. Safaricom has already rolled out its 4G network in Nairobi and Mombasa, a big challenge to Orange Kenya