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Zuku to Spend Kshs. 220 Million to Upgrade Its Network

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Zuku has announced a massive network upgrade plan that will see improved speeds and reduced downtime on the network. This upgrade plan will start in Nairobi and will be completed by the end of October at which point customers will be able to get speeds of up to 50Mbps.

Richard Alden, chief executive officer (CEO) of the Wananchi Group had this to say about the plan, “Over the last two years we have had an unprecedented growth in our customer numbers, hence the need to provision more capacity in the network to accommodate the growth.” This of course has put strain on the company’s infrastructure to warrant the expansion.

Mr Alden said that this upgrade will translate to improved quality of service to the existing Zuku customers.  He continued to say, “The upgrade will focus on increasing network access capacity for the end user and new voice architecture to provide cutting edge telephony services and increase national backbone capacity.”

Zuku which holds 44.7% of the fixed and mobile internet market in Kenya, according to the Communications Authority of Kenya, said that it will continue investing continue investing in the latest technology to keep the pay TV sector in Kenya competitive.

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