Company Overview of Wananchi Group Limited
Wananchi Group Limited operates as a telecom and media operator providing pay television and broadband internet services in Kenya and Tanzania. The company under the Zuku brand name provides cable television and broadband internet services to residential customers in Kenya using hybrid fibre-coaxial and WiMAX technologies; and under the SimbaNET brand, provides internet and VPN services to corporations, local governments, and non-governmental organisations in Kenya and Tanzania using metro-fibre, WiMAX, and VSAT technologies. The company also offers X-plore products, which are designed to support business growth through managed mail services, dedicated access, managed security, and Web prese...
Founded in 2000
Key Executives for Wananchi Group Limited
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.
Wananchi Group Limited Key Developments
Wananchi Group (Holdings) Ltd Presents at 3rd TMT Finanace & Investment Africa, Jun-07-2012 09:30 AM
Jun 7 12
Wananchi Group (Holdings) Ltd Presents at 3rd TMT Finanace & Investment Africa, Jun-07-2012 09:30 AM. Venue: America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB, United Kingdom. Speakers: Richard Essex, Director.
Wananchi To Raise KES 8.9 Billion
Dec 6 11
Wananchi Group Limited is looking to raise KES 8.9 billion in 2012 to increase the rollout of its services across East Africa region. “We have invested KES 15 billion to date and intend to raise the extra amount in 2012 which should enable us increase out footprint and also build more cables in Kenya. We don’t give specific details of the financial institutions we are talking to or how the money will be spent until the deal has been firmed but definitely some of the amount will be put into the Kenya market,” Richard Bell, Chief Executive Officer, said.
Wananchi Group Limited Launches Wi-Fi Network in Conjunction with Google and Aptilo Networks AB
Aug 31 11
Wananchi Group Limited, in conjunction with Google Inc. and Aptilo Networks AB, announced the launch of a new Wi-Fi service in the capital, Nairobi. The service, called Wazi Wi-Fi, is free for the first 10 minutes of use per day; thereafter users can purchase a single day pass for KES 50 per device and KES 500 per month per device. Customers can pay for the service online using credit cards or local mobile money solutions, including M-PESA, Airtel Money and PesaPal.
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