Kenya's Safaricom is ordered to share M-PESA agents with rivals

The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has gazetted an order requiring mobile operator Safaricom to share its mobile money transfer agents with other telecommunication firms.

The order, published by CAK in the Kenya Gazette, directs Safaricom to share its M-Pesa agents with those of other telecoms, the Daily Nation reported. In July, CAK directed that all restrictive clauses in agreements made between Safaricom and its mobile money transfer agents be expunged forthwith not later than 18 July.

Read more: Safaricom is ordered to share M-Pesa agents with rivals – Telecompaper.

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