As part of its statewide mobile LTE expansion initiative, Telkom Kenya has announced the completion of the Coast and Lower Eastern phase, which includes the counties of Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, and Taita/Taveta as well as Makueni, Machakos, Kitui, and Kajiado.
As part of the statewide network rollout plan that Telkom, along with partners Ericsson and systems integrator NEC XON, announced in November of last year, 224 mobile sites will be deployed in those locations.
By 2023, the corporation will have added 2,000 4G stations overall. In order to address digital transformation and build the framework for the company’s long-term objective to become the preferred technology partner for its clients in Kenya and the region, Telkom said the $100 million nationwide rollouts is a key component of its long-term network development strategy.
Telkom, which is one of the top telecom service providers in East Africa, has reached a really significant milestone with this.
“We remain committed to better positioning our infrastructure asset base and services to drive digital transformation within our various customer segments, providing them with more value, as well as bridge the digital divide through the expansion of our mobile data network,”
“We firmly believe that mobile data is a fundamental human right and it has now emerged as a daily necessity.”Mugo Kibati – Telkom Kenya CEO
In the area, Telkom has added an additional 224 4G sites. By the end of 2023, Telkom plans to add an additional 2,000 4G sites to its mobile 4G/LTE network nationwide. Pre-paid mobile subscribers will also be able to take advantage of an hourly mobile bundle that is available only in the Coast and Lower Eastern regions.
The technology company Telkom has finished the Coast and Lower Eastern phase of its nationwide Mobile 4G/LTE Network expansion, covering Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, and Taita/Taveta, as well as Makueni, Machakos, Kitui, and Kajiado Counties, according to a report from the Kenya Telekom published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, in Mombasa.
This regional network expansion is an important step in the statewide network rollout strategy that Telkom, in partnership with partners Ericsson and NEC XON, announced in November of last year. The plan calls for the addition of 2,000 more 4G sites to Telkom’s Mobile 4G/LTE Network by 2023.
This $100 million statewide rollout is a component of Telkom’s long-term network expansion strategy that addresses digital transformation and paves the way for the company’s long-term objective to become the go-to technology partner for its clients in Kenya and the surrounding area. Growing demand for bandwidth, connectivity, and digital platforms is being driven by the digital transformation in the telecoms industry from consumers, businesses, and the public sector.
CEO of Telkom Kenya, Mr. Mugo KIBATI, states:
“Telkom has reached a really significant milestone with this. We firmly believe that access to mobile data is an essential human right that has recently become a daily requirement. We are still committed to improving how our infrastructure, asset base, and services are used by the various customer segments to drive digital transformation and give them more value, as well as to close the digital divide by growing our mobile data network.
The modern consumer also wants more competitive, all-encompassing solutions that meet their various, ever-evolving needs, including browsing, downloading, streaming, using mobile money, reading the news online, and upgrading their apps—activities that are now crucial to daily life. These are activities that are now crucial to daily life, and has become part and parcel of the ordinary citizen