Move to boost usage of the social networking service in the East African country.
- Published on 22 April 2014
The deal is expected to help Vimpelcom reduce its gross debt by $4 billion.
Number of connections fall again, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.
Service dubbed ‘ContactXchange’ makes it easier to quickly share info after finishing a call.
Managing director of the company, Reward Kangai, talks of the ‘over-the-top’ threat.
Sector, which has over 100 million mobile users, contributes 8.6% towards revised GDP figures.