Internet users continue to rise in Kenya

Ekpeno John

In Kenya,the number of internet users increased by 4.1 percent between July and September last year to stand at 23.2 million up from 22.3 million users in quarter four of the previous financial year.
The Quarterly Sector Statistics Report by the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) for the period July – September 2014 indicates that the growth was driven by a jump in internet subscriptions that recorded a 5.8 percent increase in the period under review up from million subscriptions in the previous quarter.

Mobile data/internet subscriptions rose by a similar margin of 5.9 percent to 14.7 million up from 13.9 million recorded the previous quarter.During the quarter under review, mobile subscriptions increased by 1.6 percent to 32.8 million from 32.2 million subscriptions registered during the last quarter.”The number of new subscriptions registered during the period was 522,435 compared to 416,390 new subscriptions recorded during the preceding quarter, “the report stated.

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