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Feb 4, 2010
Fred Safari's blog post was featured

Survey shows Kenyan Internet market heading towards “critical mass”

The latest national survey from market research company Synovate shows Kenya’s Internet market is growing fast and on the basis of this growth will soon reach “critical mass”. The growth in users is coming from both urban and rural areas and is predominantly amongst the young and well educated. Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa pored over the results.The total sample for this random survey was 1,500 people, with 500 of those in a boost sample from across the major districts of Kenya.…See More
Feb 3, 2010
Fred Safari posted a blog post

Survey shows Kenyan Internet market heading towards “critical mass”

The latest national survey from market research company Synovate shows Kenya’s Internet market is growing fast and on the basis of this growth will soon reach “critical mass”. The growth in users is coming from both urban and rural areas and is predominantly amongst the young and well educated. Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa pored over the results.The total sample for this random survey was 1,500 people, with 500 of those in a boost sample from across the major districts of Kenya.…See More
Feb 3, 2010
Fred Safari's blog post was featured

Uproar over Kenya internet costs

The Kenyan Government has accused the East Africa Marine system (TEAMs) shareholders of colluding to fix internet connectivity prices.Information and Communication PS Bitange Ndemo said the shareholders are making a massive 2,000 per cent from selling their capacity before the cable officially goes live. The shareholders have said that they will first have to recoup their investment before lowering the internet connectivity prices.He said the shareholders should be selling internet connection…See More
Oct 1, 2009
Fred Safari posted a blog post

Uproar over Kenya internet costs

The Kenyan Government has accused the East Africa Marine system (TEAMs) shareholders of colluding to fix internet connectivity prices.Information and Communication PS Bitange Ndemo said the shareholders are making a massive 2,000 per cent from selling their capacity before the cable officially goes live. The shareholders have said that they will first have to recoup their investment before lowering the internet connectivity prices.He said the shareholders should be selling internet connection…See More
Oct 1, 2009
Fred Safari posted a blog post

Nokia to train Kenyan anti-counterfeit agency on detecting counterfeits

Trade in counterfeit products is still raging on in Kenya in the face of weak anti-counterfeit laws, a dormant anti-counterfeit agency and a porous border. Now manufacturers are calling for strict enforcement of anti-counterfeit measures to curb trade in counterfeits and consolidate economic growth.To fight counterfeits in the market, Nokia, a leading mobile phone manufacturer, has set out a plan to train Kenya Bureau of Standards officials on how to detect counterfeits at the point of entry.…See More
Sep 18, 2009
Fred Safari's blog post was featured

Fleet managers turn to technology for security

Is your driver using the company car to run personal errands or even as a taxi service?Technology is offering an answer to this and other business operation challenges such as motor vehicle theft, fuel consumption or loss of goods in transit.Commonly known as ‘the big brother’, technology based business monitoring systems are offering managers a real-time peep into what their employees are doing and the cost of such activities to their business. Kenyan entrepreneurs have found these systems…See More
Sep 1, 2009

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Fred Safari's Blog

Survey shows Kenyan Internet market heading towards “critical mass”

The latest national survey from market research company Synovate shows Kenya’s Internet market is growing fast and on the basis of this growth will soon reach “critical mass”. The growth in users is coming from both urban and rural areas and is predominantly amongst the young and well educated. Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa pored over the results.



The total sample for this random survey was 1,500 people, with 500 of those in a boost sample from across the major districts… Continue

Posted on February 3, 2010 at 3:00pm

Uproar over Kenya internet costs

The Kenyan Government has accused the East Africa Marine system (TEAMs) shareholders of colluding to fix internet connectivity prices.



Information and Communication PS Bitange Ndemo said the shareholders are making a massive 2,000 per cent from selling their capacity before the cable officially goes live. The shareholders have said that they will first have to recoup their investment before lowering the internet connectivity prices.



He said the shareholders should be… Continue

Posted on October 1, 2009 at 3:21pm

Nokia to train Kenyan anti-counterfeit agency on detecting counterfeits

Trade in counterfeit products is still raging on in Kenya in the face of weak anti-counterfeit laws, a dormant anti-counterfeit agency and a porous border. Now manufacturers are calling for strict enforcement of anti-counterfeit measures to curb trade in counterfeits and consolidate economic growth.



To fight counterfeits in the market, Nokia, a leading mobile phone manufacturer, has set out a plan to train Kenya Bureau of Standards officials on how to detect counterfeits at the point… Continue

Posted on September 18, 2009 at 3:11pm

Kenyan MPs launch website to drum support for tribunal

Kenya MPs pushing for a special tribunal to try post-election violence suspects launched a website to seek public support.The website www.endimpunityinkenya.org was launched in Nairobi with a call on the civil society, religious groups and the public to give their input to improve the proposed Bill.



“We want to make the process as interactive as possible,” One MP said said at the launch organised by the Law Society of Kenya and the International Commission of Jurists.…

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Posted on September 1, 2009 at 2:29pm

Fleet managers turn to technology for security

Is your driver using the company car to run personal errands or even as a taxi service?



Technology is offering an answer to this and other business operation challenges such as motor vehicle theft, fuel consumption or loss of goods in transit.



Commonly known as ‘the big brother’, technology based business monitoring systems are offering managers a real-time peep into what their employees are doing and the cost of such activities to their business. Kenyan entrepreneurs have… Continue

Posted on September 1, 2009 at 2:25pm — 2 Comments

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At 1:47pm on February 04, 2010, telecentre.org gave Fred Safari a gift
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for your Feb 3 blog
At 5:50pm on December 16, 2008, Francis Mwathi said…
Thank you for the contribution you have been sharing to us. You are now one of the featured members and your blog-Schools, Parents Use New Website has been featured.
At 8:32pm on December 2, 2008, Francis Mwathi said…
Welcome fred to the Telecentre.org website, hopefully you will upload a photo, join the groups present, discussions as well as blog stories. Thank you
At 8:16pm on December 2, 2008, Sandra Nassali said…
Hello Fred, welcome to telecentre.org. We are glad to have you here. Please upload a photo on your profile as we love giving a face to the community and visit URL http://telecentrecommunity.ning.com/notes/Getting_Started for the community guide. In case of any thing else, feell free to contact me.

Sandra
 
 
 

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