MPs open probe on data expiry, Safaricom Bonga points


Thanks for sharing this. This is what happens when we lack a clear policy
on Net Neutrality and the usage in general. What the lawmakers are doing is
what we in Kiswahili call ‘kutapatapa’ or in English to be all over the

Let this be something that we as an industry take up with the lawmakers and
work with them to come up with solid policies to address this issue.


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On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 4:40 PM Victor Kapiyo via KICTANet <> wrote:

> Parliament will probe telecommunications firms for imposing expiry dates
> on data bundles, airtime and loyalty programmes such as Safaricom’s Bonga
> Points, setting the stage for a fresh battle between the lawmakers and the
> operators.
> The National Assembly’s committee on Communications, Information and
> Innovation says it will also inquire into the widespread Internet speed
> throttling practice by internet service providers (ISPs).
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