Jamii Telecom is strongly indicating that they are going to be competing with corporate and home internet providers now that they have doubled up their speeds without reviewing charges for the same.
Through its Faiba package, the provider has now increased the speed of it’s cheapest home connection from 5Mbps to 30Mbps while the price stays at Ksh 5,000. Those who subscribed to its fastest speed of 20Mbps will now get 125Mbps at the same cost of Ksh 20,000.
Safaricom has aggressively entered the home and corporate fixed internet business with great speeds being offered for the same.
While Safaricom used to rely on JTL as its carrier, the company has now built a strong fibre link in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa as it seek to conquer the data segment in the country.
While Zuku was the home internet leader, the mantle has gone to Safaricom which has grown its foothold in the market segment in the last 3 years.
Jamii fibre network is present in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Thika, Naivasha, Nyeri, Kitale, Kakamega, Busia, Bungoma, Meru, Embu, Kisii, Kericho, Voi, Kisumu and Nakuru.
Other players in the market are Surf Kenya Zuku, Telkom Kenya and Liquid Telecom.