Telkom restructures its business as merger with Airtel flops

the restructuring process will not cause a loss of jobs to its employees.

In Summary

• One of the new strategies is to better position its infrastructure asset base and services, to drive digital transformation.

• Telkom will also be investing further in its people, with respect to skill development, to deliver our new strategic direction.

Telkom Chief Executive Officer Mugo Kibati.
Telkom Chief Executive Officer Mugo Kibati.
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Telcom communication company has announced the decision to restructure its business to carve out a new direction.

The announcement made on Wednesday by Telkom Chief Executive Officer Mugo Kibati is to focus more on vast infrastructure asset base, terrestrial fibre, and our 4G network.

Kibati said that the company is confident in its direction, after considering the accelerated digital transformation, making both businesses and individuals acutely aware of the need to change how we do things.

 

"I am excited to share our new strategic focus areas, that will address this current transformational dynamic as well as Telkom’s long-term objectives, as we work towards becoming a thriving integrated Telco provider, and the technology company of the future," Kibati said.

One of the new strategies is to better position its infrastructure asset base and services, to drive digital transformation within the consumer, SME, Corporate and Public sectors, to enable them to become smart entities.

It also aims to create a future smart landing hub for the majority of submarine cables in the region as we continue to provide connectivity to all data, entering and exiting Kenya.

Another strategy is to bridge the consumer digital divide, connecting the unconnected through the expansion of its 4G/LTE network, as well as through cutting-edge technologies such as Loon.

It is also planning to up-skilling its employees to be future-fit, to serve the evolving needs of customers.

The company said that the restructuring process will not cause a loss of jobs to its employees.

It is also expecting to create new career growth opportunities as a result of this structural evolution.

 
 

Telkom will also be investing further in its people, with respect to skill development, to deliver our new strategic direction.