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Submitted on Dec 15, 2019 Useful Info

How to access the internet in Kenya

With so much to plan and consider, every Traveller coming to Kenya is sure to have some queries and concerns about their destination.

  • One of the concerns is how to access the internet during their stay in Kenya.
  • If you are asking if there's internet connection in Kenya, the answer is simply Yes. In fact there are many competing internet providers in Kenya and access should not be a problem. The speeds may vary though, as you venture into the suburbs.
  • Internet speed varies, as broadband connections become much more common with quite impressive download speeds available.


  • You'll find Wi-Fi in most luxurious hotels and tourist resorts. The Wi-Fi is secure and most of them lack passwords but in case they have, you'll be given one at the reception.
  • Most tourist lodges tend to have access to Wi-Fi although their speeds may be variable.

Mobile Network

  • The best internet service providers include Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel.
  • You can access the internet by purchasing their data offers by dialing *544#. You'll be required to select your preferred option among those given.
  • You can also access the internet through Home Fiber for Safaricom and Home Plan Data for Telkom users.