The mobile industry in East Africa shows no signs of slowing down with countries like Kenya recording growth rates in subscriptions of 9% over the past year, and a similar percentage point increase in mobile money users each quarter.

Many more businesses have adopted mobile tools to enhance their functions to capitalise on this growing mobile subscription rates. Start-ups such as KopoKopo have then build successful businesses and partnerships with Telco’s pushing the functionality of the mobile phone to new levels.


We at iHub Research have been keeping tabs on the mobile sector statistics and present you with a current snapshot of the mobile industry in the region.

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