- Kenya's 5G user base nearly doubled in six months, surging by 49.9%.
- Despite the rapid growth of 5G, most mobile users still cannot access this technology due to the high costs.
- 4G technology remains the most popular choice, with 22.5 million subscribers.
The number of mobile data users added to the super-fast fifth-generation (5G) network nearly doubled over the six months to June, rising 49.9% to 449,794 from 299,904 at the end of December last year.
According to data from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2022/23, consumers' hunger for fast internet speeds has increased as a result of quickly emerging technology.
Based on the statistics, the total number of mobile data subscribers increased by 1.6 million to 49.4 million, up from 47.8 million at the start of the year.