The Kenyan Competition Authority receives a complaint pushing for a full hearing in a case of abuse of dominance where the market rival of the applicant tried to negotiate a settlement (Safaricom)

Airtel Kenya requests probe of Safaricom for abuse of dominance in mobile money transfer market* Mobile payment wars heating up in Kenya Airtel Networks Kenya Limited (“Airtel”) has joined forces with Kenya-based Equity Bank to launch a similar mobile banking product, M-KESHO in July 2014 to the established product provided by Safaricom Limited (“Safaricom”). Safaricom offers a product named “M-Pesa” to its customers in Kenya and Tanzania. M-Pesa is a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-financing service, launched in 2007

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Andreas Stargard, The Kenyan Competition Authority receives a complaint pushing for a full hearing in a case of abuse of dominance where the market rival of the applicant tried to negotiate a settlement (Safaricom), 12 March 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2014, Art. N° 67014

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