[Skunkworks] [kictanet] Talk-2-Safaricom, Day 4 of 6 (Thursday):-Infrastructure & Universal Access

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 09:09:48 EAT 2017

Hi Walu,

1. What is Safaricoms policy on Infrastructure sharing?, my question
regards Community ISP's that may want to piggy back on its masts. What
are the charges and guidelines?


On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 8:29 AM, Walubengo J via kictanet
<kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
> Thanx all for your valuable comments yesterday on Innovations.  We now
> kick-off Day 4 theme on Infrastructure and Universal access.  Feel free to
> squeeze in belated questions on previous themes - as long as you keep the
> relevant subject line.
> Safaricom has continued to expand its network beyond urban areas.  But what
> has been your experience of Safaricom services in semi-urban and rural areas
> of Kenya?
> a) Rural area:-Voice quality, Internet Access(bandwidth), Mobile Money
> b) Safaricom contributes to the Universal Service Fund to extend
> communications to underserved areas- how has this impacted your rural
> communities
> c) The government has the National Optical Fiber Infrastructure, to what
> extend does Safcom use/not use it and why?
> d) To provide services to under-served areas, the Universal Service Fund has
> been provision with Safaricom being the largest contributor, how effective
> is this fund?
> It's a mix of questions and experiences. Floor is open till midnite today on
> this one. Lets hear you views.
> walu.
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