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Zuku retains leadership in fixed-internet market

By Nicholas Waitathu | August 6th 2015

Wananchi Group, has maintained its leading market share position in the fixed-internet sector in the country. The firm which is home of entertainment and communication brand Zuku has maintained major control of the Fixed Internet market share at 46.8 per cent.

“Wananchi Telecom had the highest market share during the quarter under review to record 46.8 per cent,” according to the January to March 2015 Quarterly Sector Statistics Report released by Communication Authority of Kenya.

Liquid Telecom recorded growth in the number of subscriptions and emerged second with a market share of 15.3 per cent, while Telkom Kenya ranked third at 10.1 per cent as its subscriptions increased marginally to 12,083 in the period between January and March 2015.

Zuku Fiber is a cable network currently available in Nairobi and Mombasa with customers getting high residential speeds of up to 50 Mbps. Commenting on the report Wananchi Group CEO Richard Alden said, “The pole position affirms our status as Africa’s leading entertainment and communication service provider in line with our objective to be a world-class company and the first choice for entertainment content and communication among consumers in key markets around Africa.”

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