Kenya backs Safaricom, Huawei 5G rollout deal

Safaricom 5G launch

From left: Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa and Communications Authority of Kenya acting Director-General Mercy Wanjau during Safaricom’s launch of 5G technology trials for its customers on Friday.

Photo credit: Diana Ngila | Nation Media Group

Kenya has endorsed Safaricom’s contract with Huawei in the roll-out of the country’s fifth generation (5G) network, despite security concerns raised over the Chinese company by America and its European allies.

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