Safaricom to invest KES520 million

5 May 2005

Mobile operator Safaricom has announced plans to invest up to KES520 million to set up 26 base transceivers in Coast Province. The investment is part of Safaricom’s ongoing plan to expand its network and increase its presence in the country, which will cost a total of around KES14 billion.

In a separate story local public data carrier company Kenya Data Network (KDN) has started work on a USD50 million fibre-optic cable. The company has contracted Siemens to help with the rollout of the cable, which will run from Mombasa to Busia on the Ugandan border.

Kenya, Safaricom