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Company Overview of Telkom Kenya Limited

Company Overview

Telkom Kenya Limited provides integrated telecommunications services for residential and business customers in Kenya. The company offers mobile services, including mobile prepaid, mobile postpaid, wireless, international calling, HD voice, VoIP, roaming, short codes, iPhone, and e-Bill; fixed/landline services, such as voice and Internet; Internet/data services; domain and mail hosting services; and Orange money services. It offers mobile telephony services under GSM and CDMA platforms; and services through its terrestrial fiber optic network. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Telkom Plaza Ralph Bunche Road

P.O. Box 30301

Nairobi,  00100


Founded in 1999


254 20 495 2001


254 20 323 2455

Key Executives for Telkom Kenya Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Finance Officer
Chief Compliance Officer, Chief of Staff - Cabinet Director, Program Management Officer Pf Chief Executive Officer Office, Chief Security Officer and In Charge of Quality & Audit
Chief Business Market Officer
Chief Mass Market Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Telkom Kenya Limited Key Developments

Telkom Kenya Hires Kris Senanu to Head its Enterprise Division, Effective August 1, 2016

Telkom Kenya has hired outgoing AccessKenya deputy CEO Kris Senanu to head its enterprise division. Mr. Senanu will join Telkom on August 1, the same day he leaves AccessKenya where he has worked for nearly 16 years rising to his current position of deputy chief executive. Kris Senanu, joined Access Kenya back in 2001 as a sales executive, and rose through the ranks of the Deputy CEO. He joins Amer Atwi and George Mokogi, newly appointed managing directors of Telkom's mobile and carrier services divisions respectively.

Orange Kenya Launches Dual Play Solution

Orange Kenya has launched a Dual Play solution, a voice and data service offering on the fixed line numbering plan targeting the home and small medium enterprise markets. The Dual Play service is an addition to the existing Home Talk and Biashara Talk services. It is available on both Post-paid and Pre-paid options as Biashara Talk Dual Play (postpaid option) and Home Talk Dual Play (prepaid option). Both post-paid and pre-paid options are being offered on a single subscription package to the voice and unlimited data service. The talk time allows for local calls (for both on-net and off-net calls), international calls to the USA, UK, Canada, India and China and international SMSs to all destinations.

Orange Negotiations To Sell Telkom Kenya In Final Round

Orange (ENXTPA:ORA) is in the final round of negotiations with an unidentified party to sell its 70% stake in Telkom Kenya Limited, Kenya's finance minister said. Orange was not immediately available for a comment. "Orange wants to exit so they are selling their 70%," Finance Minister Henry Rotich, who oversees the government's 30% shareholding in Orange Kenya, told Reuters. "They are in final negotiations." Henry Rotich said he expected the transaction to be completed very soon, possibly before year end. Orange declined comment on the identity of the buyer or the price, but said Africa and the Middle East remained priorities and growth engines for the group.

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