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Mobile, web and internet statistics – kenya


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Facebook users in kenya, mobile usage and internet statistics - check out, for all the numbers

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Mobile, web and internet statistics – kenya

  1. 1. Mobile, Web and Internet statistics – Kenya How many Facebook users in Kenya? What is happening to web subscriptions? What was the rise in domain registration in Kenya? All the answers – in this article The population of Kenya (as of 2012) was 43,013,341 people. The Capital city, Nairobi, had a population of 3,476,632 people (as of 2012). And the number of Internet users in Kenya – 12,043,735 people as of the middle of 2012. That's a penetration rate of about 28%. Facebook users in Kenya – 2,045,900 as of the end of 2012. That's a penetration rate of 4.8$ of the total population. :[1E]Comment esc/downloads/Sector_Statistics_Report_f or_3rd_Quarter_2012- 2013.pdf ...‫2[: לינק לעמוד‬E]Comment And more internet and mobile statistics, thanks to the CCK (Communication committee of Kenya). {A link to their latest report: here} During the period of January-March 2013, the number of active registered domain names increased by 3.1% to reach 25,764. An increase from 24,983 recorded in the previous quarter. This means that more business is shifting online. There are no statistics about web hosting in Kenya (especially since most web hosting services are outside of Kenya). The Internet and data mobile market saw an increase in the number of subscriptions – a rise of 1.9%, from 9.4 million during the previous quarter to 9.6 million. Compared to the same period in 2012, this was a significant increase of 49.2% in subscriptions.
  2. 2. The number of broadband subscriptions grew by 17.5% and reached 1,178 million from 1,002 million. Compared to the same quarter of the previous year this represented a significant increase of 80.8%! This rise is indicating an increased uptake of the broadband service in Kenya.