(Last Updated On: June 20, 2014)
Kenya Power has made around $1 billion from its fiber optic business since it was established back in 2010. The company has signed lease agreements with various telecommunication companies such as Safaricom, Wananchi Group, Airtel Keny, Jamii Telecommunications Limited and Indigo Telecom. This is around 80% of Kenya’s telecommunication companies.
Kenya Power has so far installed around 1,800km of optical fiber optic cable mainly on their high voltage power lines with extra capacity. This capacity is now being leased to the various telecommunication companies.