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48% of Kenyans pay utility bills via mobile money

According to an article published on IT Web Africa, almost half of Kenyans are using mobile money to pay their utility bills. This is according to a survey commissioned by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) in conjunction with Think Business. Survey results indicate that 48% of Kenyans use mobile money to pay for utilities such as electricity and water. Meanwhile, 60% of Kenyans use mobile money for financial and banking services, according to the survey.

Also, the highest percentage of bill payments was for school fees at 16%, goods for home at 13% and the office at 8% while entertainment stood at 8%. 64% of the Kenyan respondents said they send and receive money through mobile phones.

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