The number of Internet users is increasingly growing in Kenya, and with this growth, there is an increasing demand for high-speed reliable Internet connection. Although there are some optic fibre infrastructure installations in Kenya for Internet connection. These infrastructures cover small areas and mostly within the affluent parts of major urban aread in Kenya.
Leaving out the majority of users, locked out of the fast fibre Internet connection. The privileged few with access to fibre connection, have to make do with exorbitant fees charged by their Internet Service Providers, give the industry has suppliers thus competition does not come into play to influence drops in prices.
This sorry state of affairs might soon change if Kenya’s national electricity distributor, Kenya Power, makes good of its words. The national power distributor can be said to have the most extensive national grid connection across the country, and would, therefore, be better placed to supply fibre connections to households across the country.
Kenya Power does have its installation of fibre optic cables that run along these power lines in some parts of the country. However, the company does not …read more