poa! internet

poa! internet is a new generation internet service provider that connects people in Africa with access to affordable and reliable broadband.

poa! Internet is on a mission to connect every home in Africa with high-quality Internet.

Poa! internet was founded in 2015 by Andy Halsall, Mike Puchol, Chris Rhodes and DJ Koeman. The company is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

poa! internet delivers unlimited home internet and FREE street Wi-Fi to people across Kenya, they are continually expanding their reach every day in our mission to connect every home in Africa.

 

Poa has also set up Wi-Fi hotspots in public areas, where users pay about $0.18 for 1 GB of data, 10 times cheaper than the country’s telcos charge for a similar bundle of non-expiring internet.

 

Poa Internet currently serves over 12,000 customers (homes and small businesses) in Nairobi’s low and middle-income neighborhoods, and tens of thousands more through its street Wi-Fi connections.

 

poa! internet is backed by Africa50 and Novastar Ventures. The company raised $28M in a Series C round on Jan 18, 2022. This brings Poa's total funding to $38M to date.

 

 

 

  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $38M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Nairobi
  • State: Nairobi
  • Country: Kenya
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