Deputy President William Ruto has asked mobile phone service providers to reduce the cost of data bundles.
He said the government is concerned about the high cost of accessing the Internet on mobile phones.
“A key concern of government is the cost of data. While the cost of mobile handset(s) has gone down over the years, the cost of data has increased.
“Operators should work with government to bring down the cost of data to enable more Kenyans (to) interact,” he said on Friday.
Mr Ruto was speaking at the National Forum on Sustainable Data for Development held at the Laico Regency hotel in Nairobi.