President Kenyatta State Address PHOTO| COURTESY

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced an agreement between Telkom Kenya & Google Loon.

This will enable the commercial roll-out of a 4G data network in Kenya. It will enable every kenyan to access high speed internet even in areas not covered by other networks.

“This collaboration also represents Telkom’s continued support of the Government, which will in the long run seek to help arrest the spread of the #coronavirus that has now entered our borders.” – Telkom CEO Mugo kibati

Loon, the Alphabet company working to bring balloon-powered Internet to Kenya with its local partner, Telkom Kenya, announce the reception of all regulatory and Cabinet approvals to begin flying balloons in Kenya.

Moreover, the Loon service will have the potential of connecting remote clinics to the country’s national referral hospitals and other mapped medical facilities.

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