Best Internet Service Providers In Kenya

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Liquid Telecom (Formerly Kenya Data Networks)

Kenya Data Networks formerly known as KDN was bought by Liquid telecom based in south Africa. Liquid Telecom as its known now is one of the largest internet service providers in Kenya providing both Fiber optic and wireless communication channels. The company is still based in Mombasa road sameer complex. Liquid telecom is a licensed internet service provider to smaller ISPs in Kenya. Some of the services that they offer Fiber optic connection with speeds of up to 20Mbps, broadband connection via satellite, Wimax services that ensure you get connectivity anywhere and anytime.

Access Kenya

Access  Kenya is one of the top internet service providers and best in Kenya.Having been in the market for more than 10years.Access pride themselves with having the biggest corporate customers in the country including Banks, NGOs and other big companies.Their services are divided into 5 categories that include corporate internet solutions, residential broadband, managed services and SME. Their fiber network covers most of the buildings in Nairobi and Mombasa.There connection is not only tied to cable they are also a major wireless internet provider using their Wimax and Motorola canopy network covering majort towns like Mombasa, Athi River, Thika, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nanyuki and Nyeri.Other services offered by access include business tailored services such as cloud computing.

Zuku

Zuku is the other major player in the internet and pay TV market in Kenya. They have evolved to offer both services concentrating on Nairobi and its environs.Zuku services are divided into two that is satellite TV and Triple pay. For triple pay they provide high speed internet connection, TV channels and a telephone connection.

Faiba

Faiba is the company under Jamii Telecoms limited to cater for broadband residential fiber connections in Kenya. Some of their adverts on TV have made them very popular by the antics displayed on their adverts. But what they are providing can’t be ignored. This company has enlightened most people about the extent that a fiber connection can mean compared to normal broadband connection. Their packages are grouped into 3 categories 10Mbps connection at monthly fee of ksh10,000/= 15Mbps connection at monthly fee of ksh15,000/= 20Mbps connection at monthly fee of ksh12,000/=

Orange Kenya

Orange Kenya is internet and voice brand by Telkom Kenya. Orange has been in the market for quite some time and used to dominate before other ISP such as safaricom and Airtel introduced the competition. They offer fixed broadband services and mobile broadband. Orange products are far and wide starting with the fixed broadband they offer.

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Safaricom

Safaricom internet is also divided into two the business users and the average normal users.For the normal average users you can use your internet enable phone to access 3G internet using their pre-paid bundles available here.Safaricom also have a package called internet Nyumbani for users who would like to share internet using their router.The router retails at 5,999/= and comes with 4GB free data.Safaricom modem price is 1,999/= but you can get it on their offers at 1000/=.To access their bundles menu a user dials *544# and you have the option to buy using your Airtime or M-Pesa.The business packages that safaricom offers are managed WI-fi connectivity,private APN address for business or organizations, managed wide area networks and black berry offers. One click of a button and you are connected to the world! That is how important the internet has become today. If you are a home internet user, the Safaricom 3G Router is all you need. As a safaricom user the only thing I have noticed is their bundles are slightly expensive compared to orange Kenya.Also they have stopped offering Unlimited internet.Safaricom complained of their users abusing the services by exceeding the limits.

Airtel

Airtel kenya have majored on 3G services for mobile users in Kenya. Their 3G network covers Eldoret, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nairobi, Naivasha, Nakuru .Most of airtel packages are grouped into prepaid data bundles and the unlimited package. Their bundles are similar to Safaricom's prices and have an average validity of 30 days. You can use them on your handset,Modem or router.

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