Kenyan mobile phone subscriber numbers increased its penetration to 49.7% according to Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK).  The actual number of subscribers is 19.4 million from 19.3 as of the end of 2009.

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Total revenues earned by the industry’s four players ( Safaricom, Orange, Yu and Zain) in 2009 grew by 16 percent to 84.2 billion shillings ($1.11 billion) against the previous year, but the average revenue per user fell approx 4.0%  to 362.20 shillings from 376.56 shillings.