TalkSafaricom, Day 2 of 6:-Competition Issues
We wish to thank all those who managed to contribute on Day 1, Consumer Issues. Feel free to throw in some belated questions for Day1 – as long as you keep the relevant subject line.
Today we move onto Day2 issues that deal with competition/ market dominance issues.
The current data from CA (Q1, 2016-17) could be a useful guideline for the dominance debate. It gives Safcom the following market shares:-
a) Mobile Subscriber population (69% of all subscribers, closest rival has 17.5%)
b) Voice Traffic (76% of all mobile voice traffic, closest rival is at 13.8%)
c) Data/Internet Subsector, (63.2% of mobile internet subscriptions, closest rival is at 21%)
d) Mobile Money Transactions ( 81% of all mobile money transactions, closest rival is at 16%)
I am sure we cannot ask or blame Safaricom for what it may consider a successful state of affairs 🙂
So please share your perspective as to whether or not Safaricom is dominant in the following sub-sectors and whether or not some intervention is required from the regulator in as far as making the market more competitive.
Lets have your views, floor is open.
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4. Infrastructure & Universal Access Day,
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