Quick Stats : Mobile and Social Media Users in Kenya

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  • Facebook Users in Kenya- over 3,600,000
  • The number of  mobile subscribers – 31.3 million
  • Pre-paid subscribers -30.8 million
  • Post-paid subscribers- 455,983
  •  The number of SMS -5.2 billion (three months average)-Each subscriber sends an average of 54 SMS per month.
  •  Mobile money Subscribers- 25.1 million
  • The Internet/data subscribers- 11.6 million
  • Number of internet users -19.1 million (estimated)
  • International Internet bandwidth- Available bandwidth 862,834Mbps while used capacity 360,900Mbps (three months)…using 41% of the available bandwidth
  • The number of registered domain names -29,732
  • Google plus users -54847
  • Twitter users -1.5 Million (My personal estimation..)

Sources: CCK, internetworldstats.com, Facebook.com and Google plus data


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Kennedy Kachwanya
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Kennedy Kachwanya is a technology blogger interested in mobile phones both smart and dumb, mobile apps, mobile money, social media, startups ecosystem and digital Savannah. New media must not forget the strength of old tech.
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