poa! internet, which provides low cost community Internet across Kenya’s slum areas, has for the last 18 months been growing faster than any other Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the country.
Kenya’s slum dwellers are now moving online in their thousands, helping to equalize one of the greatest digital divides in Africa, between the connected and the unconnected.
The low-cost ISP has now deployed over 120 access points in the Kawangware and Kibera slum areas of Nairobi.
Many of these points are installed at schools, clinics and other community locations covering an area that is home to around 1m low-income residents, of which approximately 200,000 are smartphone users.
poa!’s service provides unlimited internet plans to the surrounding residents, offering them