Kenya ventured into the Internet Industry in 1994. The services offered then
was only email. In late 1994 full internet services were established. The
spread of the Internet was slow due to control by the Kenya Post and
Telecommunication Corporations (KPTC). In 1998, KPTC liberalized the
market for third party services and since then, the Internet has spread though
From the data collected, the earliest ISP started in the Kangema division in
the year 2000 with very few e-mail clients. They used Fidonetz and first
class client to access e-mail. It was noted that there were about eleven ISPs
started in the year 2000 and they were in the initial stages of development.
At the research, there were only five well established ISP'S with a client
base of more than 5000 per year.
The number of Internet Service providers in Kangema division as by May
2007 was low of abuut 20 ISV's with a total estimated ciiems number of
about 500 people. However, by the end of2007, 20 IPSs are estimated to be
licensed according to Africa on line publication dated 20°' July 2007.
The government was not keen on using the technology hence was not
creating a supportive environment for the IPS"s to operate. 70% of these
respondents said that the government was looking at the Internet technology
with a lot of suspicion.
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