Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is a service that enables users to change or ‘port’ operators while retaining their numbers.
Over the same period, the value of digital commerce transactions grew by 63.2% from $80.8 billion to $131.7 billion in the same period. The number of total transactions recorded a 16% jump to 2.165 billion transactions.
The amount of money deposited through agents rose by 44% while the transfer from subscriber to subscriber rose by 30% to $36.1 billion.
In addition, the total amount of mobile money transfers grew by 31.7% to stand at $60 billion in 2021.
Mobile money transfer agents rose from 264, 390 to 292, 301 and phone money transfer service subscribers rose from 32 million to 35 million.
Here is a full breakdown of the stats:
Mobile subscriptions up by 6%
65.1 million mobile subscriptions in Kenya
Phone number porting decreased by 24.8%
Mobile money subscriptions rose by 8.5%
35.2 million mobile money subscriptions now in Kenya
Digital commerce transactions grew by 63.2%
Digital commerce transactions reached $131.7 billion
Mobile money deposited via agents rose by 44%
4.7 trillion transactions sent via mobile money agents