Mobile Users in Kenya Each to Get IP Address


Cellphone operators in the country have until the end of this month to assign unique numbers to all phones, according to the Communication Commission of Kenya.
  • Kenya:  Noose Tightens On Phone Hate Mongers

    The Star, 5 December 2012

    Mobile operators have been ordered to allocate unique numbers, internet protocol (IP) addresses, to all phones using their network to curb spread of abusive, inciting and ... read more »

Photo: Capital FM

Mobile users to be assigned IP addresses.

  • Kenya:  State to Force Mobile Money Systems Audits

    The Star, 5 December 2012

    Financial institutions and mobile money providers are set to come under closer scrutiny to make sure they audit their technology systems. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenya Mobile Phones to Be Assigned IPs

    Capital FM, 4 December 2012

    Mobile devices will soon be assigned unique public IP (Internet Protocol) addresses as part of the government's efforts to crack down on cyber crime. read more »

  • Kenya:  Government of Kenya Steps Up Fight Against Cyber Crime

    CIO East Africa, 20 November 2012

    Everyone using the internet and other digital services will soon have an identity, the government said today, as it moves to stem the rising tide of cyber crime. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenya Regulator Checks SMS Bid Ahead of Elections

    East African Business Week, 29 October 2012

    The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has announced stringent rules to govern sending of bulk SMS as Kenyans ahead to the polls in about five months. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mobile Phone Users Face Jail for Hate Messages

    The Star, 25 October 2012

    INDIVIDUAL mobile phone users sending politically divisive or inciting messages will now face imprisonment of up to three years as the country goes to national elections next year. read more »

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