Mawingu Networks, a last-mile wireless internet service provider, has closed a financing round with Energy Access Ventures (EAV) and the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO).

While currently 60% of the Kenyan population live within 25km of a fibre optic cable, less than 1% of households are connected to broadband as these connections are costly. A connection through mobile internet is widely available but also equally costly. These high prices hinder frequent and reliable use.<...