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July 30, 2015 6:34 AM ET

Diversified Telecommunication Services

Company Overview of Telkom Kenya Limited

Company Overview

Telkom Kenya Limited provides integrated telecommunication services for residential and business customers in Kenya. It offers mobile services, such as mobile prepaid and postpaid, wireless, international calls, and HD voice; Internet services, including Internet on mobile, broadband, 3G, WAP, and D-link wireless router; and fixed landline services, which include landline voice and Internet services. The company also offers an entry level smartphone dubbed Orange Klif, a dual SIM device that features data, voice, and messaging capabilities. It serves customers on GSM, fixed, and CDMA wireless platforms. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Telkom Kenya Limited oper...

Telkom Plaza Ralph Bunche Road

P.O. Box 30301

Nairobi,  00100

Kenya

Founded in 1999

Phone:

254 20 495 2001

Fax:

254 20 251 071

Key Executives for Telkom Kenya Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Chief Carrier Services Officer
Senior Vice-President of Africa, Pacific, and Indian Ocean and Director
Chief Corporate Communications Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Telkom Kenya Limited Key Developments

Orange Telkom Kenya Unveils 3G Firefox OS Low-End Smartphone in Kenya

Orange Telkom Kenya has launched an entry level smartphone dubbed Orange Klif. Exclusive to Orange Telkom Kenya, the Orange Klif will retail at KES 3,999. This dual SIM device has data, voice and messaging capabilities. The smartphone will also provide access to a range of compelling content, including established Orange services such as the Star Africa entertainment portal, the Orange Football Club as well as partner services like Dailymotion, the video sharing service. Additionally, customers will have access to the burgeoning Firefox Marketplace, providing access to thousands of mobile device applications. The Orange Klif promises an enviable introductory smartphone experience featuring the latest Firefox OS, ample screen size with its 3.5" HVGA screen and 2 mega pixel camera. With its 1,300mAh battery offering 810 hours of standby, the smartphone also provides a reliable companion when on the move.

Viettel Drops Its Plan To Acquire Stake In Telkom Kenya

Viettel Corporation which indicated interest in acquiring 70% of Telkom Kenya from Orange (ENXTPA:ORA) has dropped its bid. "Viettel have indicated that they are no longer keen on buying the stake," Kenya's Treasury secretary Henry Rotich said.

Telkom Kenya Appoints Vincent Lobry as CEO

Vincent Lobry, Orange Polska Vice-President for Value Management and Convergence, a member of the Orange Polska Management Board since September 2009, resigned from his position at Orange Polska S.A. on September 9, 2014, due to the fact that he was appointed the CEO of Telkom Kenya. Mr. Lobry's resignation will become effective on 15 October 2014, when he will take over his new position in Kenya.

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