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About a little over 110,000 homes and businesses in Kenya connected to the JTL Faiba are set to get connected to the internet at higher bandwidth speeds but at the same price.

This development comes after fibre internet connection service provider Jamii Telecom Limited (JTL) increased its internet connection speeds. However, unlike its main competitor in fibre internet connection, Zuku who increased both their speeds and prices; JTL is not raising its prices.

JTL Faiba has bumped internet connection speed up to six times faster at the same price for the various packages. In a notice statement sent out to the customers, JTL Faiba says the increased connection speeds will “improve customer experience and affirm Jamii’s position as a leader in the fibre internet market.”

With the higher speed, JTL customers will enjoy faster connection speed to the internet. In addition to higher quality video and audio streaming experience without the nuisance of buffering or slow download experience.

JTL Faiba connection speeds increase

The home package costing Ksh.5,000 and with connections speeds of 5Mbps will still cost the same but with speeds of up to 30Mbps. The most expensive home package that cost Ksh.20,000 with speeds of 20Mbps will now have speeds of 125Mbps at the same prices. For businesses, the Ksh.10,000 package that had the 3Mbps speed will now surf at 15Mbps. More details in the table below:

JTL Faiba Home Packages

Package Old Speeds New Speeds Price
Faiba 5Mbps (Now Faiba 30Mbps Max at 5Mbps Max at 30Mbps Ksh.5,000
Faiba 10Mbps (Now Faiba 50Mbps) Max at 10Mbps Max at 50Mbps Ksh.10,000
Faiba 15Mbps (Now Faiba 75Mbps) Max at 15Mbps Max at 75Mbps Ksh.15,000
Faiba 20Mpbs (Now 125Mbps) Mat at 20Mbs Max at 125Mbps Ksh.20,000


Business Packages

Package Old Speeds New Speeds Price
Faiba 3Mbps (Now Faiba 15 Mbps) Max at 3 Mbps Max at 15Mbps Ksh.10,000
Faiba 6Mbps (Now Faiba 25Mbs) Max at 6Mbps Max at 25Mbps Ksh.15,000
Faiba 9Mbps (Now Faiba 40Mbps) Max at 9Mbps Max at 40Mbps Ksh.25,000
Faiba 12Mbps (Now Faiba 60Mbps) Max at 12Mbps Max at 60Mbps Ksh.30,000
Faiba 15Mbps (Now Faiba 75Mbps) Max at 15Mbps Max at 75Mbps Ksh.40,000
Faiba 20Mbps (Now Faiba 100Mbps) Max at 20Mbps Max at 100 Mbps Ksh.55,000


JTL chairman, Joshua Chepkwony said, “We are overhauling our packages because we feel that Kenya is ripe for high-speed internet. We are increasing the speeds and maintaining the prices as a way of passing the benefits of our upgraded infrastructure capacity to consumers.”

The move to increase internet connection speeds by JTL comes hot on the heels of an announcement by Safaricom that they have now connected more than 81,000 homes with fibre. A development that poses a threat to the JTL market, and to protect its market share the company is giving its customers more for less; the good things competition brings to the consumers!

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