Telkom Kenya to retain name for ICT unit after Airtel merger

KENYA – Telkom Kenya could still retain its brand name for its ICT business even after the merger with Airtel Kenya, a regulatory notice by the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) has revealed. The two telecommunications firms have sought the Authority’s approval to merge their mobile, enterprise and carrier services to form a single joint venture company. If the deal is approved, Telkom Kenya will transfer its mobile, enterprise and carrier business to Airtel Networks Limited in exchange for a shareholding in Airtel Networks Kenya. However, Airtel has a larger…

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