Number of mobile subscribers in Kenya rose 1.8 percent to reach 31.8 million in the first quarter of 2014. In its quarterly review of the sector, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) reports tha this trend is similar to that observed over the last two years where quarter-on-quarter growth has remained below 2 per cent. The same period of the previous year had recorded a decline of 2.9 per cent.
Post-paid subscriptions have continued to record an upward trend with the quarter under review registering growth of 8.4 percent to reach 607,569 up from 560,503 subscriptions posted during the previous quarter. Mobile penetration grew by 1.3 percentage points during the quarter to stand at 78.2 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »