Aug 15

Why so obsessed with Facebook Snapchat?

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Facebook first try to emulate Snapchat, and then tried to buy Snapchat. After the failure of two programs, Facebook try to emulate Snapchat again. Zuckerberg on Snapchat favorite described as “unshaken.”
Applications to market research firm App Annie statistics show, Facebook types of applications and Burn After Reading additional features have failed to replicate the success of Snapchat’s. However, Instagram’s new Burn After Reading Application Bolt seems the most promising.
Snapchat has occupied an important position in the market. Market research firm ComScore statistics show that in the United States Millennials users, Snapchat popularity after the Facebook application and Instagram. The so-called millennial generation, namely between the ages of 21-29 years of age of the younger generation.
Bloomberg reported that, Snapchat had on the investment of the negotiations with Alibaba, Snapchat valuation has reached $ 10 billion.
Zuckerberg has been proved with concrete actions, as long as he can meet the application Burn After Reading dream, he would hesitate to. Last year, Facebook bid $ 3 billion acquisition of Snapchat, but Snapchat rejected Facebook. Then, Facebook will develop the focus of public attention and valuable to all kinds of applications bet on him, but these applications can not be compared with Snapchat.
As with all new applications like Facebook, released at the beginning, Facebook’s Burn After Reading application can enter the popular application list, but these applications are downloaded quickly fall.
Market research firm Altimeter Group analyst Brian Solis (Brian Solis) said: “The great fanfare in direct competition with Snapchat such popular applications for public relations is not necessarily a good thing .Facebook sent out a signal that it can not foresee the next wave technology wave, or inability to innovation .Facebook seems a bit desperate. ”
Poke

Poke is the first Facebook application developed to emulate Snapchat. Poke in the December 2012 release. Poke Snapchat emulate the main functions of the built-in photo sharing, video sharing, graffiti and self-timed destruction capabilities. Poke even added some features, such as location sharing, text messages and Facebook friends list.
Technology website TechCrunch reported that Zuckerberg participated Poke application development work, and personally for Poke notification feature “vocals.” The first two months, Poke in the App Store rankings basically stable, but then quickly fell out of popular applications list.
January of this year, Zuckerberg said: “Poke is just a joke a few people developed a Poke in the programming marathon project, we released once and then abandoned, she never touched it..”
Solis said that if Poke indeed some value, then it may be to let Facebook Glimpse to the needs of mobile users, this experience can help other working of Facebook. May this year, Facebook officially from the App Store shelves Poke, Poke since quit the stage of history.
Slingshot

Poke a month after retiring, Facebook hastily released Slingshot. Slingshot Burn After Reading is also an application, users can share photos and videos with graffiti. Slingshot has a strange requirement that the user must first send a photo or video, then in order to view the received content. The move is intended to encourage users to continue to share.
App Annie data show, Slingshot ranking in the App Store has climbed slightly, but then dropped sharply. Slingshot only two months have disappeared. After the United States to test the water for two weeks, Slingshot landing the international market, but the international version come to the same fate.
Bolt

And under the leadership of Facebook, Instagram launched last December picture messaging features Instagram Direct. Research institutions can not track the use of the data in the feature, but Solis believes that most people do not want to send a message with Instagram, or do not know the options, Instagram Direct may not be widely used. Facebook said that 45 million Instagram users’ frequently send or open private letter function. ”
July 29, Instagram action again, officially launched standalone applications Bolt. Bolt is only for New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa released. Bloomberg statistics show, Bolt developments in these areas very well. Bolt average position over Snapchat. Although only two weeks on the line, but the data show that Facebook’s efforts have yielded results.

May 13

Smart T-shirt: You can always monitor physiological indicators heartbeat, breathing, etc.

Canadian startups OMsignal just launched a new type of wearable devices : equipped with sensors fashion T-shirt . This T-shirt can track the user’s heart rate , breathing and exercise and other fitness indicators .

OMsignal company is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. May 8 this year , the company launched a new smart wear products, including such high-performance compression T-shirt .
Previously, we have seen some new wearable device is launched , but this time is different. This smart T-shirt is a T-shirt in the traditional grafting of high technology , it becomes a new product .
This smart T-shirt is equipped with a sensor, which can be connected via Bluetooth to a smart phone application to monitor the user’s heart rate , breathing and movement.
“We always clothed in life ,” OMsignal co-founder and CEO Stephane Marceau (Stéphane Marceau) said in a statement . “Clothes are the most natural and ultimately wearable device media along, just to cover themselves and fashionable clothing , but they now will also help motivate us to better ourselves every day and you never open a no speedometer or fuel gauge car, right? Well, with OM’s one , you can now get a better guide the dashboard of your life , it can increase your self-control , improve your fitness level , adopt a healthy lifestyle . ”
Tech T-shirt
This time , OMsignal introduced four different styles of men’s shirts , including T-shirts , sleeveless shirts, casual T-shirts and long-sleeved shirts. These shirts are designed to be suitable for wearing in the gym , you can do both underwear can also be worn on the outside. Health sensors embedded in the shirt , you can track heart rate, respiratory rate, respiratory rate , such as exercise intensity and calorie consumption indicators. Caught in a black shirt small box can send data to a smart phone.
This shirt is pre- priced at $ 199 and will be sold in the U.S. this summer, and elsewhere . Shirt with white , black, gray , orange four. Blouse will also be available later this year . This shirt is machine washable , but OMsignal recommended before washing to remove the black box .
In addition , OMsignal company has just launched a iOS app , but the Android version is still in the pipeline.

May 10

36 Krypton Wang Zhuang: new trends of global Internet entrepreneurs

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O2O
Now is the next era of combining online and offline, online services require a lot of living and be able to get through the line.
O2O infrastructure now become more refined, such as Alipay, there are micro-channel pay. There are still many areas in O2O opportunities for many companies to the next line businesses to provide payment solutions, after the mobile phone payment solutions, will greatly improve the O2O experience.
Online Travel
Data show that China’s outbound travel market about 50% annual growth rate, and this is a good opportunity. The second is the tour around the user to select where to travel tomorrow to go, where to play the weekend, which also left a lot of room for imagination entrepreneurs.
Intelligent hardware
Some health products, blood pressure monitors, thermometers, etc., is the most Internet entrepreneurs are doing.

May 07

Intel Capital announced the injection of unmanned technology developers ZMP

 

Intel Capital announced on Wednesday that Japan’s investment in unmanned technology developer ZMP. The funds from Intel Capital networked automobile Fund, which is dedicated to accelerating the development of unmanned technology.
ZMP was founded in 2001, is located in Tokyo, Japan. ZMP committed to developing and providing intelligence platform, including automotive, various sensing systems, visualization and analysis, technical consulting, on-site testing and car information systems such as unmanned networking technology. ZMP can also provide customized services and applications safe driving, eco-driving and in-car entertainment systems.
It is reported that this investment will help ZMP Intel’s computing power will be introduced intelligent driver assistance systems and other products.
After the investment, ZMP will get more R & D funding, and open global markets.

May 03

Google and Apple will kill the future of Facebook yet?

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World’s most valuable company , the dominant global search field , the world’s largest social network. It would have been unlikely three associated companies , because the mobile Internet and smart phones are becoming competitors , and even life and death of the enemy .
Recently , Facebook has once again released strong quarterly earnings reports , mainly thanks to its mobile advertising revenue growth. Although the overall market saturation resulted in Facebook user growth slowed, but its user engagement and average revenue per user are on the rise , mobile revenue for the first time exceeded the non-mobile revenues .
Part of the reason for this growth is due to the attractiveness of Facebook mobile advertising : most other mobile advertising – at the top or bottom of the screen a small banner – different , Facebook mobile ads directly in the timeline . Thus, when the user scrolls the screen , each ad has a chance to fill the entire screen. This can be said is the best form of digital advertising .
Clearly, Facebook’s mobile revenue comes from the largest part of the application installation advertising , which is to encourage users to download an application, rather than simply selling products. According to the CEO of the company AdKnowledge • Legacy (Ben Legg) that the application is installed in advertising revenue accounted for Facebook mobile revenue share of over 50 %.
The main buyers of these ads are free game publishers , such as King Company (Candy Crush Saga provider ) and Big Fish Games Company (Bejeweled series of games provider ) , these companies use Facebook surprisingly willing to spend money to find demographic data customers who bought within the application .
This process is this:
Publishers launched a free game , attracting a large number of user access.
Some players become “digital Whale (digital whales)”, in order to spend money to upgrade in the game again .
Game publishers to calculate these ” profitable players ‘ demographic profile and use Facebook’s mobile advertising to attract potential players .
This technique is so effective that kind of advertising spaces obviously in short supply , leading to soaring advertising prices . Demand is greater than supply , which is exactly what Facebook’s new mobile advertising network for a reason to be optimistic about .
So, where is the problem? In fact, the biggest problem is , Facebook application installation relies on advertising , making it very vulnerable to Apple Inc. and Google ( microblogging ) ‘s blow.
In terms of Apple , Facebook should be wary of it to make significant changes to its App Store free games policy . Apple’s ecosystem , many people strongly opposed free games, if Apple ‘s management worried that such applications will reduce their brand image , they will suppress or even prohibited it .
Google is a bigger threat. Last week, Google launched its own application installed ads on the search results page and YouTube. They may not be as eye-catching as Facebook timeline ads , but Google will have the best database – Android applications using the data . In his blog, Google made ​​it clear that its ads can ” reach the most likely customers , based on their habit of using the application , the frequency and type of use to buy their applications .”
Free game publisher for it , the type of data even more valuable than demographics. Therefore , Google may replace Facebook, become the first choice for mobile applications advertisers . Although Facebook has made ​​several acquisitions , which could help it better understand the behavior of the user application , Facebook is restarting F8 Developers Conference , to encourage application developers importance Facebook – but understanding the actual use of the application aspects of the case , Facebook is still in a disadvantageous situation.
Yes, there are always too good story hidden , fast-growing companies often do not have time to lay a solid foundation. Facebook is just a few years before it achieved significant growth in the mobile business , it does not actually have a basic platform for mobile applications. In this world dominated by the mobile Internet , the future is bound to Facebook and Apple and Google fierce collision . In the application data and understanding of consumer behavior , Apple and Google temporarily the upper hand – Facebook was only temporary money.

Apr 30

AT & T WiFi service will push the cabin while the plane returned data in real time

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Prior to this, ” fly line” is still in the preliminary stage not very satisfactory . On Monday, one of the largest U.S. telecommunications company AT & T announced that it will build a new ground- network , next year will be fully launched in the second half cabin Wi-Fi service , flying on broadband , it will become a reality.
According to Fox Business website reported , AT & T said that the cabin Wi-Fi service will enhance the bandwidth and stability of the Internet by plane , bring to enhance the user experience. Users can browse the website , check e-mail , keep in touch with friends and family through social networking sites and mobile chat tool , and can improve the efficiency of the air office .
AT & T said that the cabin Wi-Fi service, but will increase the efficiency of the crew and ground traffic , real-time flight data will be returned to the ground.
The above communication is quite important. Malaysia Airlines disappearances , since aircraft and ground communication is cut off , resulting in a specific location until today still search aircraft . Before American Airlines Insiders pointed out that communications technology aviation industry , is still stuck in thirty or forty years ago, the airline should be black box data , real-time back to the ground for backup , so no need to be missing after the aircraft time-consuming the search black box , so that data transfer , the cost is very low.
Such a Wi-Fi network nacelle , how to run ? AT & T said , AT & T will use the 4G (LET) mobile communication network technology , building an innovative air -to-ground network to provide broadband services.
AT & T said that the construction of the cabin Wi-Fi services will add some costs, but will not significantly affect the company’s performance , AT & T will not modify before making financial projections . Monday , AT & T ‘s share price did not fluctuate significantly .
In a statement on Monday , AT & T revealed that in the past six years , has invested $ 140 billion on mobile networks.
AT & T also quoted a report Honeywell said that 90 % of users for existing Wi-Fi service cabin dissatisfied , mainly due to slow speed , Internet frequently interrupted.
AT & T said that in the cabin Wi-Fi services , and Honeywell will cooperate each other to provide some hardware and software.
According to another report , in the passenger cabin Internet services, many U.S. airlines have chosen specialist Gogo, AT & T Wi-Fi service in the cabin , and Gogo will mean direct competition . Monday after the news , Gogo ‘s shares plunged 18.7%.

Apr 27

Nike and Apple want to expand NikeFuel ecosystem

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Nike CEO Mark Parker (Mark Parke) , said during an interview with CNBC on Friday , although FuelBand this product seems dead , but Nike did not give up on the “Digital Sports (digital sport)” initiative , but NikeFuel ecosystem will continue to expand cooperation with Apple .
Earlier reports said Nike has dismissed a large part of the members of the FuelBand team. When asked whether the company is planning to quit Nike wearable hardware products market , Parker said , “We are more focused on the software aspects of the experience and I think we will continue to focus on wearable products .”
Parker did not confirm the death FuelBand , he just declared that Nike will strongly promote NikeFuel activity quantification and measurement systems software development . But Parker also said that there are about 30 million worldwide users FuelBand , Nike company hoping to increase that figure to 100 million , both somewhat confusing oxymoron .
According to market research organization NPD recent report , in 2013 , at $ 330 million fitness tracker market, Nike accounted for only 10% of the share. Last year , Nike sold at a price of $ 150 is about 2.2 million FuelBands.
If Parker about 30 million FuelBand users estimate is true, which means Nike in the year 2012 and the first quarter of 2014 the CPC sold 28.8 million FuelBand, which is impossible . A more plausible explanation is that Parker said was 30,000,000 NikeFuel users, but CNBC ‘s reporters remember.
Anyway, about the future of FuelBand , Parker did not give a clear answer , but stressed that Nike company will cooperate with companies like Apple expanding NikeFuel ecosystems.
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Apr 24

Factors car when the car is becoming APP

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Suddenly, we are driving a car whether it is an ” ultimate driving machine ” has become irrelevant , because people are concerned about is just enough to drive their own cars are on the “ultimate application of the machine ,” the title.
Take foreign senior technology writer Matt – Asian race (Matt Asay) , he currently has a total of two cars were the Honda Pilot and Volvo XC90, but he is now more driving Pilot also choose to travel . Because without him, because Pilot can be connected via Bluetooth and iPhone, while XC90 role is merely a means of it.
Currently , many automobile manufacturers have been aware of the existence of this trend , the application integration capabilities car began to affect consumers’ purchase decisions . The following chart is from the market research firm conducted a survey ,1 -10 , respectively, represent the degree of influence car driving experience and vehicle technology equipment for consumers to buy cars . From the figure we find that more and more consumers begin to vehicle technology equipment regarded as decisive factors in his own car .

In this regard, application developers also hope to be able to break into this market. But this market is also facing its own problems , and that is a very serious phenomenon of fragmentation models .
For now, the best way to integrate applications in the car , or through the car entertainment system, BlackBerry (QNX Car) and Microsoft (Windows Embeded Automotive) is currently the market leader. However, with the speed of the vehicle technology updates lag, more and more car manufacturers began to change the status quo hopes smartphones and stimulate innovation. Because consumers may take several years to change a car, but usually once every two years to replace their smart phones , which also makes the smart phone has become the ideal medium for stimulating innovation in automotive applications .
In this regard, the project leader John Ford developers – Ellis (John Ellis) , said: “The only integrated software in the car stereo is Ford, we do not allow users to directly access the car stereo , but through a dedicated API access . our philosophy is , car speaker system should be driven by mobile phones, car audio is just a display, because the phone innovations much faster than car audio systems. we are optimistic about this design pattern , and consumers have also been aware of this pattern began play a role . ”
VisionMobile market research firm , said in its latest report , there are three ways you can help car manufacturers to efficiently integrate with smart phones :
1 Use the buttons on the steering wheel with built-in voice recognition and control mobile phone applications.
2 Use the phone’s voice recognition function ( such as Apple Siri or Google ( microblogging ) Google Now) control car infotainment applications.
3 Built- vehicle infotainment system as a second display screen mobile applications , the owner can be controlled by API, or directly to the phone screen in-car display.
Uniform standards
Of course , all this is more than the existence of the assumption of uniform standards in the industry seamlessly between car and cell phone . But the fact is , there are still several sets the industry standard connections competing , which has just opened AppLink system source code, and changed its name to “SmartDeviceLink” Ford is currently in the leading position . At the same time , a number of consumer electronics companies and automotive connectors Alliance (Car Connectivity Consortium) in the main push their car transmission interconnection technology standards “MirrorLink”.
In addition to these car manufacturers , Apple and Google were also introduced CarPlay and open Automobile Federation (Open Automotive Alliance) two platforms . However, these two projects have their own limitations exist , as any family have both iOS and Android devices do not want to own one of these cars only compatible with a device . For them, a similar SmartDeviceLink open source platform may be the better choice , because the latter can integrate different smartphone operating systems.
Indeed, the wish to take advantage of this emerging market segments to expand their developers, smart phone is undoubtedly the best tool to maximize the mining potential of the car market . But they now face a situation is not entirely optimistic, because although the global car production in 2012 reached 84 million , but only a small part of the support vehicle applications . Market research firm ABI Research expects that as of 2012 , less than 8 million worldwide automotive telematics systems installed in the factory .
Moreover, by car manufacturers to promote new technologies, applications has never been an easy thing . More likely scenario is that Apple and Google ( available through the Internet to the user a variety of application services ) by OTT mode application connects with the car , and it is possible to achieve more through the vehicle diagnostic port services. It should be noted that the on-board diagnostic port as early as 10 years ago, began to be forced to install on each car , which also for the application developers do not have to wait as Ford, Fiat and other car manufacturers before consent will be applied directly to the car offers the possibility to establish a connection .
So far , Google Play app store nearly 200 apps can run on -board diagnostic port . It should be said that although on-board diagnostic port does not allow developers to directly control the car , but it has provided sufficient access permissions and develop their degrees of freedom , which is enough to contribute to the future of innovation in the field of fermentation .

Apr 21

Chuan Square cash burn or dispose of Google as a potential acquirer

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Sources recently revealed that , with the innovative mobile payment company Square expanding and cash losses continued to decline , the company has started with a number of family holding large amounts of cash in the hands of a competitor to negotiate a potential acquisition problems.
It is reported that Google ( microblogging ) Square early this year and held talks on a potential acquisition problems. Prior to this, the two companies executives have held talks in 2012 on the acquisition problem. However, it is unclear whether the two companies are currently negotiating the acquisition is still a problem . In addition , Square in the past worked with Apple , eBay ‘s PayPal held informal talks on trade issues , but these conversations never become substantive negotiations .
Sources said , Square in 2013 reached a record net loss of $ 100 million , compared with a loss rate of expansion last year . It is reported that this innovative company has been established for five years higher than in income last year , ” burn ” money than its acquired approximately $ 110 million . Since 2009 , Square has been through four rounds of financing to raise about $ 340 million ; But in the past three years time , Square has been accumulated ” burn ” the majority of the funds raised .
Square spokeswoman said, ” we do not have , and Google has never been a problem for the acquisition negotiations .” The spokesman said , “We Square may be some companies attractive acquisition targets thanked , but we have never seriously considered the foreign sales company , the company did not hold any negotiations on this issue too . “PayPal spokesman said, ” We have no problem with the Square had held negotiations for the acquisition . ”
If foreign sales , Square is expected to sell billions of dollars of high prices. Square co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey (Jack Dorsey) is well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur with design talent . One is also the co-founder Dorsey Twitter, and participated in the company ‘s initial public offering in November 2013 for .
In the past few years , with the upgrading Square brand awareness , Dorsey has helped the company to a high valuation of the fund-raising . According to sources , Square insiders earlier this year by the non- public trading market for the sale of part of the company shares , the transaction prices on the Square is valued at approximately $ 5.2 billion .
Currently , Square square credit card reader is used by nearly one million merchants . By connecting with merchants smartphone or tablet , merchants can accept credit or debit card payments anywhere. Sources said the total transaction processed Square last more than 20 billion U.S. dollars , revenue gain of about $ 550 million .
But as of now, the business generated profit margins Square remains extremely limited. Data Square official website revealed that the companies usually charge 2.75% of the transaction amount as a commission merchant. Among the commission received about four-fifths delivered to Visa , MasterCard and other companies as payment fee .
Sources said the first quarter of 2014 , Square One executive told a potential acquirer , said the cash held by the company may be in the nine -month period , ” burn .” This data has been confirmed by another person close to the Square of the message . It is said that this month , Square has gained from more than 100 million U.S. dollars of credit backed by Goldman Sachs led five banks , so as to enhance the financial flexibility Square .
Square of the financial position of the company may make choices narrowed. Sources said , Square last year worked with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other investment banks on IPO issues were discussed. But these negotiations has been temporarily suspended. Consulting firm Double Diamond Payments Research analyst Rick Oglesby (Rick Oglesby) said , “Square looks like is a company in transition , although Square in small and micro market has achieved great success, but this the current market profitability is not high, so you need to upgrade Square market to find the real source of revenue . ”
Square at the end of 2012 alliance with Starbucks. Sources said that although this transaction allows Square to get billions of dollars in turnover , but fee charged by Square Starbucks last year to only 2 % of the transaction amount more. This means that , Square and Starbucks deal gives the former a loss of at least $ 20 million in 2013 . As of now, Starbucks declined to comment on terms .
Sources said , Square in 2013 gross margin was 21% , down from 27% the previous year . Square has been constantly adding new services that future profitability is expected to exceed the current mainstream payment services . In 12 months, even in equity , Square allows users to directly launch a remittance by mail Square Market Square Cash and network services market . In addition , Square also launched a new product for businesses Square Stand, hope instead of the traditional businesses ugly POS cash register systems. Dorsey last fall in an interview with Bloomberg television interview , said, ” We do not see ourselves as a payment company , we see ourselves as a business company .”
According to sources , Square and Google negotiations in recent months has been restored , but it is unclear whether the two sides will still be traded. The Information Technology website earlier this month reported that Google is currently considering the acquisition of Square, but the two companies are not currently negotiating on this issue . Oglesby Analysts said that if Google acquired Square, this news will not make the industry surprised because their payments business has a strong complementarity. By Google App Store Google Play, the company’s payment service Google Wallet has gained a large number of users , but did not form an alliance with several store retailers. At the same time , Square has businesses, consumers have gained much .

Apr 15

The popularity of the Internet in Africa: the bus into a mobile hotspot

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Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom currently being aboard a private bus Kenyan public offer free Wi-Fi access in exchange for more people signed up to use the company’s paid service .
Currently in Kenya , offers free Wi-Fi access and private bus service attendance than there is no Wi-Fi access service bus . It offers free Wi-Fi access is one of the test Safaricom aims to make Africa has not yet networked users can log on the mobile network. Currently , Safaricom Kenya has about 3,000 bus launched a free Wi-Fi access.
Global technology companies are currently trying to reach beyond the billions of users outside of the middle class , and many of these users live in Africa. However, the International Telecommunication Union statistics show that 1 billion people in Africa, which is currently only about 16% in the use of the Internet , far below the 32 percent in Asia , and 38% of the Arab countries. But Africa is now the world ‘s fastest growing mobile internet area . ITU data show that last year mobile broadband penetration in Africa has reached 11 percent , far higher than the 2 per cent in 2010 . Raise a public Web sites and technology incubators , founder of Kenya Eric Hochman (Erik Hersman) said , “This data will continue to soar .”
The key number you want to enhance the mobile Internet users in poor countries is to find ways to make the Internet gained popularity , because in these countries , even receive calls are very expensive. Google ( microblogging ), Facebook and other technology giants had been aimed at raising funds become cheap so that everyone can access the A4AI Alliance (Alliance for Affordable Internet). Intel is currently handset manufacturers to provide cheap African market with Intel processors used in smart phones. In addition, IBM has established a research and development center on the African continent .
In Africa, there are few countries more suitable than Kenya founded technology companies. In Nairobi, Kenya , there are six technology incubators . Kenyan government statistics reveal that in 4070 the country among people , nearly half of the residents through a variety of ways to access the Internet . However, the deployment of high-class hotel in the airport or Wi-Fi access service , it seems that only meet high consumer demand.
By providing free Wi-Fi access in a private minibus , Safaricom hopes to allow more users to become their paying customers. Safaricom said the company is willing to assume temporary losses, but declined to offer free Wi-Fi access service expenditures . Safaricom internet marketing business leader Gideon Karimi (Gideon Karimi) said, “We focus on the consideration of potential users. Vast majority of Internet users each day our time in 2-3 hours .” Safaricom in 2012 only to 20 bus offers free Wi-Fi access service , has been extended to about 3000 the Kenya National bus .
Safaricom provide equipment free of charge to the bus owner and data charges about $ 23 per month. Although the fee-based services , but everyone can make use of the bus service to get more passengers. Whenever the bus station , take offers free Wi-Fi access and private bus always lined up in front .
As a competitor Safaricom , Airtel Kenya , introduced the different services. Airtel Kenya handful of several popular applications , such as Facebook offer free access services , hoping to make more use of user charges for the mobile Internet services . Airtel Kenya is a subsidiary of Bharti Telecom in India .