141,000 homes get Safaricom fibre Internet access

What you need to know:

  • The telco on Wednesday said that it has laid over 5,000 kilometres of fibre optic cable connecting 141,000 homes.
  • The Safaricom home Internet unit formed in May last year delivers fibre and other technologies to subscribers’ houses across the country.
  • This month, the telco said that it had connected 53,000 homes after it begun lying fibre optic cables in February. By November last year, the business unit had reached 91,000 homes and connected 28,000 homes.
  • The home fibre Internet network currently covers six towns countrywide and has reached over 20 estates within Nairobi including South B, Pangani, Syokimau in Machakos County, Kitengela, Ngong and Ongata Rongai in Kajiado County.

Safaricom fibre to the home (FTTH) has connected over 48,000 households with Internet a year after it formed a special unit to grow subscription numbers.


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