Kenya - Wananchi launches Zuku triple play service

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 
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Telecommunications service provider Wananchi has unveiled Kenya’s first triple play offering. Known as Zuku, the service consists of television, broadband and telephony.

Wananchi is setting up WiMax base stations in Nairobi and Mombasa and plans to have rolled out at least 100 base stations by November. To date, more than 20 base stations have been deployed. The group is targeting 300,000 homes in Nairobi and 100,000 homes in Mombasa.

Wananchi also has plans to launch triple play services in Tanzania.

“¢ Wananchi Group launches new data cable (Daily Nation);
“¢ Wananchi to roll out first ‘Triple Play’ service in Africa (The East African);
“¢ Wananchi to Launch Triple Play in Kenya And Tanzania With Investment in HFC Networks (allAfrica/Balancing Act)