As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, businesses have begun to see the value in video conferencing. In fact, it’s estimated that video conferencing will be worth $20 billion by 2020. And as the world becomes more mobile, video conferencing is proving to be an invaluable tool for businesses of all sizes. In this blog post, we’ll discuss Kenyan startups that are using video conferencing to take on global markets. From food delivery to e-commerce, read on to learn about how Kenyan startups are changing the way businesses operate.
Why Video Conferencing is Popular in Kenya
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Video conferencing in Kenya is gaining in popularity due to the increasing demand for quality communication services. With technology becoming more accessible and affordable, video conferencing has become an affordable and efficient way to communicate with others. Additionally, video conferencing can be used for a variety of purposes, such as business meetings, training sessions, and customer service interactions.
There are several Kenyan startups that are using video conferencing to expand their reach into global markets. For example, Zoom is a leading videoconferencing company that offers web-based and phone-based services. Zoom recently acquired DuoLingo, a French-based video conferencing company, which will enable it to offer its services in over 60 languages. Additionally, Skype is also popular in Kenya due to its affordability and its wide range of applications. Several Kenyan businesses use Skype for sales presentations, customer service interactions, and team collaboration.
The Benefits of Video Conferencing
Video conferencing is a fantastic way to connect with clients and colleagues from around the world. With video conferencing, you can easily hold video conferences with anyone, whether they are in your local area or on the other side of the planet. Additionally, video conferencing can help you stay connected with your clients and employees even when you’re not together in person.
Video conferencing also has some other great benefits:
How to Set Up a Video Conference in Kenya
There are various ways to video conference in Kenya, depending on your needs.
If you need to video conference with more than two people, you can use a service like Skype or Zoom. These services allow you to see each other and have a conversation as if you were in the same room. However, these services can be expensive, so be aware of that before signing up.
If you just need to video call with one person, there are many free options available. You can use Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, or WhatsApp. Just make sure that both people have the same app installed and they’re connected to the internet.
Finally, if you only need audio rather than video or vice versa, there are also many free options available. You can use VoIP (like Skype or Google Voice) or instant messaging (like WhatsApp).
During our recent trip to Kenya, we had the opportunity to experience video conferencing first-hand. Kenya is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa and has a burgeoning startup scene. We saw first-hand how businesses are using video conferencing to connect with customers all over the world. By incorporating video conferencing into your marketing strategy, you can create a more engaging customer experience and help your business reach new heights.