StarTimes and Equity Bank Partner to Give TV Viewers Affordable Set top Boxes

By Tech Mtaa | On Friday, November 29th, 2013 - No Comments »
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StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will see the bank’s customers across the country access soft loans that will enable them acquire approved digital television set top boxes from StarTimes and repay through a flexible six month installment plan. Through this partnership, Equity Bank customers will have access to a soft loan of up. 

Former Govt Spokesman Muthui Kariuki is Still @SpokesmanKE on Twitter

By Tech Mtaa | On Friday, November 29th, 2013 - No Comments »

Muthui Kariuki was suppose to replace the current Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua as government parrot. That didn’t last so long as his position was abolished and functions under the office consolidated under the President’s Press Unit which is based at State House. Now that he is no-longer the government parrot, it is weird that he still uses the @SpokesmanKE on Twitter while. 

Airtel Kenya Opens New Shops in Mombasa

By Tech Mtaa | On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - No Comments »

Airtel Kenya has unveiled its refurbished Mombasa shop located along Moi Avenue in the coastal town. Airtel customers will enjoy great discounts on various devises at the newly opened shop and will get access to all of Airtel’s range of products and offers. Airtel has also opened a new shop at the Mombasa Airport and plans to open another at Nyali by mid December 2013. The ceremony was. 

House of Lungula Star Proposes to His Facebook Girlfriend During Movie Premier

By Tech Mtaa | On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 - No Comments »

The much talked about adult comedy movie House of Lungula premiered On Thursday in Kenya. One of the actors who met his girlfriend through Facebook decided to go down on his knees and pour his heart out. Gerald Langiri who plays Harrrison Hamisi in House of Lungula popped the question to Lyne Jumba after the premier of  the movie at Century Cinemax at the Junction shopping mall. Gerald. 

Shahab Meshki SACKED as CEO of Liquid Telecoms Kenya, Formerly KDN

By Tech Mtaa | On Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

Disgraced CEO of former Kenya Data Networks and now Liquid Telecoms Kenya has been sacked. Though diplomatically, Shahab is being replaced by Liquid Telecom Group’s Director of Network Strategy, Mr Ben Roberts. Shahab who was brought in by the Altech Group oversaw the near death of KDN and is not credited with anything positive at the ailing former data giant. Shahab launched a very. 

Kenyan Government Insists on the December Analogue Switch-Off Date

By Tech Mtaa | On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 - No Comments »

The Cabinet Secretary for Information and Communications, Dr Fred Matiangi insists that the 13th December switch off date for the analogue TV signal in Nairobi and its environs stands. Through a statement, the Cabinet Secretary said that as per the gazette notice No 13869 of 18th October, Nairobi and its environs (Rongai, Kiambu, Ngong’, Isinya, Athi River, Parts of Machakos, Thika. 

Richard Bell Quits as Wananchi Group CEO, Richard Alden Takes Over

By Tech Mtaa | On Monday, November 4th, 2013 - No Comments »
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Wananchi Group Holdings LTD (WGH), the operators of the ZUKU pay-TV brand have announced the appointment of Mr. Richard Alden as new Group CEO of the regional media and ICT Company. Mr. Alden who has been the Group’s Chief Operating Officer takes over from Mr. Richard Bell who now takes a new role as a Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board. The Group Chairman of the Board of Directors. 

Orange Kenya Launches Christmas Promotion on Devices

By Tech Mtaa | On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 - No Comments »

Orange has launched a christmas promotion on devices to reward loyal customers and attract new ones during the period. The Christmas promotion that will run till January 6, 2014, will see shoppers enjoy offers on various mobile and data devices, ranging from modems to data enabled mobile phones. Amongst these devices, Orange will be introducing the new Alcatel Pixi Dual SIM smartphone. 

British Council and Bharti Airtel Launch 127 Digital Learning Hubs Across Africa

By Tech Mtaa | On Friday, November 1st, 2013 - No Comments »
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British council and Bharti Airtel have launched an initiative where they will provide broadband connectivity of 5 GB per month in a three-year deal for 127 digital hubs located in schools across nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership with Bharti Airtel will provide full internet accessibility to British council Hubs, surrounding schools and communities. Digital hubs have already. 

Eatout Kenya Now Partners With Hellofood to Offer Online Food Ordering

By Tech Mtaa | On Sunday, October 27th, 2013 - 1 Comment »

Kenya’s online restaurant, EatOut, has now partnered with Hellofood to offer online food ordering to its users. With the deal, EatOut users can now order food from their favourite restaurants online via Eatout has already created new buttons and banners on its restaurant pages which link seamlessly to Eat Out Kenya Partner With Wazi WiFi to Offer Internet. 

Samsung Fined $340,000 For Hiring Internet Trolls to Bash HTC

By Tech Mtaa | On Thursday, October 24th, 2013 - No Comments »

Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission on Thursday fined South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. for paying trolls to bash Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC online. Through a notice it posted on its website, the consumer protection body said that Samsung had organized an Internet troll campaign in violation of fair trade rules to demonise HTC while praising Samsung smartphones. The FTC. 

Airtel Kenya Launches Ksh 10 Million Grand Prize Promotion

By Tech Mtaa | On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - No Comments »
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Airtel Kenya has announced a promotion that will see its customers stand a chance to win Kshs.10 million in the grand draw and over Kshs.1 million weekly in a promotion dubbed “Vurumisha Mamili na Airtel.” The promotion will run for 60 days with a grand prize of Kshs.5 million each for two winners. There will be 170 winners daily of cash prizes ranging from Kshs.10-500, 4 weekly winners. 

Google Launches $10,000 Adwords Grants Scheme for Charities

By Tech Mtaa | On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 - No Comments »
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Google has launched an Ad Grants programme to empower nonprofit organizations with $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords advertising, to promote their missions and initiatives on Adwords With the Google Ad Grands, the Ad Grantees will be able to build and manage their own AdWords accounts just like paying advertisers. The grantees will have to abide by the following conditions when on the. 

Blogging Former KDF Soldier Confesses to Aiding #WestgateAttack Terrorists

By Tech Mtaa | On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - No Comments »
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A former KDF soldier has written a long blog post enumerating his experience in helping Al-Shbaab fighters in Somalia and Kenya. Omar Abdi through his WordPress blog has for the first time revealed more details about the Nairobi Westgate Mall attack than before. Omar has, for the first time, also connected a white woman to the planning and execution of the Westgate attack. In the blog post. 

StarTimes Introduces 6 More TV Channels to Its Subscribers

By Tech Mtaa | On Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - No Comments »
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StarTimes Media has introduced an additional 6 channels of diverse genres to its subscribers across Kenya. The exclusive channels namely NBA TV, Fine Living Network, Setanta Action, WAP TV, Triple P and Jim Jam will be accessible on Classic, Unique and Unique Plus bouquets which attract a monthly subscription rate of Ksh 999 to 2,499. New Channel Listing: NBA TV will air live matches from.