Safaricom: is a leading mobile network operator in Kenya. It was formed in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Telkom Kenya. In May 2000, Vodafone Group Plc of the United Kingdom acquired a 40% stake and management responsibility for the company.As of May 9, 2015, Bob Collymore is the CEO; he succeeded Michael Joseph on November 1, 2010, after Joseph’s ten years as Safaricom CEO.Robert Collymore has spent most of his career in the telecommunications industry starting with British Telecommunications where he held a number of marketing, purchasing and commercial roles over a 15-year period. Recent reports appearing in the cross section of the press indicate that Vodafone Plc of UK only owns 35% and the remaining 5% is owned by a little-known company,Mobitelea Ventures Limited.GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)2100 MHz UMTS, DC-HSPA+,WiMAX,800/1800 MHz LTE.
Airtel: Airtel Africa is a subsidiary of Indian telecommunications company Airtel, that operates in 17 countries across Africa. It operates a GSM network in all countries, providing 2G or 3G or 4G depending upon the country of operation.GSM-900 (GPRS, EDGE),2100 MHz UMTS, HSPA+.
Telkom Kenya: Telkom Kenya is the sole provider of landline phone services in Kenya. It was previously a part of the Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Corporation(KPTC) which was the sole provider of both postal and telecommunication services. In 1999 KPTC was split into the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK), the Postal Corporation of Kenya (POSTA) and Telkom Kenya.GSM-900/1800 (GPRS, EDGE)2100 MHz UMTS, DC-HSPA+.