Do you know Safaricom Introduces Africa's Third 5G Network
One year after its first 5G trial, Safaricom, Kenya's leading telecommunications company, introduced the fastest broadband broadband in the market.
The new service, they say, will cover major cities in the country, and will expand to other parts of the country in the next 12 months.
Peter Ndegwa, CEO of Safaricom said that "During Covid we have seen many customers wanting to work from home, whether these are individual customers, children at home, so there is a lesson for homes and businesses, especially small businesses also start building their homes as their offices, so work ceases to be space but space, so "Going forward we must be able to work from home or work anywhere, anywhere," .
In the company, and it is a guarantee of growing financial value. As a result of the launch of 4G in 2015, Safaricom had tripled its revenue by 2020. The company is now looking to expand to other countries.
"We are looking to expand Mpesa beyond Kenya, we have already expressed interest in entering Ethiopia and we are continuing with that process. We hope that once we get there, we will continue to accelerate growth. . "added Peter Ndegwa.
With more than 50 million mobile network subscriptions in Kenya, there are just over 10 million smartphone connections, according to a Newzoo report for 2019 Global Mobile Market.
While the release of 5G by Safaricom is a major step in the development of the continental network, its Kenyan customers should also be willing to pay more for internet data and connect further.