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From WordPress for Android!

June 4, 2012


So I decided to download this nifty app on Android play. A WordPress app no less. And wanted to give it a go. Maybe blogging now will be such a breeze. Oh, and here’s my coffee mug. Running late on a cold Monday afternoon. Advertisements

Compulsary Subscriber Registrstion – CCK

June 26, 2010


The Communications Commission of Kenya started a public awareness campaign to get mobile phone subscribers to register their SIM cards with their mobile subscribers. This, they say, will help reduce mobile related extortions and crimes. Users will take more responsibility of their SIM cards and be answerable for texts or calls originating from them. This […]

Scratch Cards Heap

February 25, 2010


Like some Kenyans I possess different SIM cards for different reasons. So I wanted to find out how much I  did allocate to each network. I did an experiment by not discarding scratch cards I used in the months of December 2009 and January 2010. Here’s a snapshot of my collection. There’s a proportionately larger […]

Yu Starts a Price War?

February 15, 2010


Conveniently dubbed “Amua – raha mustarehe”. Yu is positioning itself as the mobile operator of choice of the masses by using Swahili in its adverts – arguably the most widely spoken language in Kenya. The latest offers from Yu: Make yu-yu calls at 1/= from midnight to 8am; 2/= from 8am to 4pm and 3/= […]

Safaricom’s SupaOngea

January 10, 2010


This started off as well intentioned tariff with massive cost-cutting to the mobile customer on the Safaricom netwotk. With promises of changing tariffs every moment of the day depending on how busy the network was. Prices range from 8/= to 0.80/=. There was an outcry that this was a con, and popular opinion remains so. […]


November 28, 2009


Finally a blog that keeps tabs on the development in the Kenyan Mobile phone Industry. Since 2000, when there were only a couple of thousands of mobile phone users(elite), the industry has grown in leaps and bounds and it’s estimated to have 14.5 Million subscribers as of 2009. This has been a phenomenal growth by […]