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Explore Innovations, Enhance Possibilities

What is a Regulatory Sandbox?

The Communications Authority ICT Regulatory Sandbox is an alternative regulatory tool that allows innovators to test emerging ICT products and services in a controlled environment Under supervision of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). The sandbox enables greater collaboration between ICT innovators and CA, the regulatory authority for the ICT sector in Kenya responsible for facilitating the development of the information and communications sectors including broadcasting, cybersecurity, multimedia, telecommunications, electronic commerce, postal and courier services. 


Why is the Sandbox Important?

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By applying to join the ICT regulatory sandbox, you can:

  • Experiment with your innovative idea in a safe and supportive environment

  • Receive feedback and guidance from the regulator and other stakeholders

  • Reduce time and cost of launching your product or service

  • Access a network of potential partners, investors, and customers

  • Contribute to the development of the financial sector and the economy

How to Apply and Participate in the Sandbox?


Confirm your eligibility criteria and review the application process.


Submit an online application form with a detailed description of your product or service, your business model, your target market, and your testing plan.


Wait for our evaluation and approval of your application. If your application is successful, you will be notified.


Sign a testing agreement and start your testing period.

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