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Anyone for Tangerine?

The new kid is Tangerine, a Lonrho-house based ISP that is promising “Broadband. Experience more”. There are the usual promises of “real” broadband using Wimax technology. Sounds great to me, so far.

Business packages are as below. For the Premium plan for large corporations, you would have to call for pricing.
512 MB 5,120/=
1Gig 10,200/=
2Gig 20,400/=
3Gig 30,600/=
5Gig 51,000/=
All prices exclusive of VAT and taxes.

The business plans, enjoy video/radio streaming, chat, emails and speeds upto 1 mbps download! You are also priviledged to 5 free email addresses*, free domain
switching*, free anti-virus. Anti spam protection (* subject to subscription of 2Gigs and higher)

Residential broadband solutions are as follows.

64 kbps 4,900/=
128 kbps 7,900/=
256 kbps 15,900/=
512 kbps 19,900/=
All prices exclusive of VAT and taxes.

CoolCONNECT residential package allows you always on-connection, shop online, video / audio streaming, chat, leisure browsing

Beyond that they offer domain name registration, web hosting, virtual private networks and point-to-point links.

Let us wait and see the uptake of this service. Tangerine contact : Tel: + 254-(02) 341760/2, Fax: +254-(0) 3417267, E-mail:

Does anyone have any experience with Tangerine?