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Safaricom Highlights Plans to Make the Internet Safe for Children as it Marks Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day, which is an international event aimed at promoting safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially...
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Safaricom Introduces “Unlimited” Home Data Bundles Alongside 50% Price Cut

Safaricom has announced a 53% price cut on their Home data bundles offering. The price cut has been implemented through the introduction of new...
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mySafaricom App Brings a Cost Calculator in its Latest Update

A little over a year ago, Safaricom launched its self-help utility app, mySafarciom. It brought a substantial amount of features to the table, including the...
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Kenyans to Send and Receive Mobile Money Across Networks as Interoperability Pilot Kicks Off

Back in May 2017, we reported that mobile money interoperability would be available to consumers within three months but that did not happen. Months...
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Neat Hack Enables you Redeem Safaricom Bonga Points During a Call

For the average Kenyan (those not on Post-Paid), we've all experienced that one time you tried to place a call and got the automated,...
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10 Deals to Grab From Safaricom’s Twaweza Basket of Gifts Promotion

Here's the lineup of deals Safaricom has for devices in the Twaweza Basket of Gifts promotion.
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Blaze’s Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) Campaign to Conclude Tomorrow in Nairobi

Safaricom’s custom tariff for young people aka BLAZE has been around for some time, and in its existence, the telco has leveraged its offerings...
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Safaricom’s Android TV Box is Back For a Whole Ksh.9,999

Remember Safaricom Big Box? Well, Safaricom has released a sequel to the same this time aptly named, Safaricom Digital TV and Internet Box. As...
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Safaricom Introduces “Innovative” M-Pesa Services for the Visually Impaired

Safaricom has this morning announced the coming to life of M-Pesa IVR (Interactive Voice Response) Solution that is aimed at the visually impaired. Safaricom's...
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Safaricom’s BLAZE to Hit Two Million Subscribers by Year End

Kenya’s top mobile operator Safaricom has strived to stay at the top of the carrier business in the country, and its wide array of...
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Safaricom and Challa Limited to Refund Overbilled Subscribers Affected by KCPE Short Code Hiccup

There was a time when national examination results could take up to two days for students to know how they performed. However, this changed...
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Safaricom is Leveraging its Services and Product Portfolio to Win at Kenya’s Digital Revolution

Earlier today, Safaricom announced its Half Year Results as of September 30. Other than the usual bar graphs and charts that showcased the company’s...
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Masoko, Safaricom’s E-Commerce Platfrom, Set to Launch on November 16

During its Half Year Results announcement, Safaricom took it upon themselves to introduce their next big innovation, Masoko. Masoko is an e-commerce platform that...
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Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Takes Indefinite Medical Leave

Safaricom today has announced that their CEO, Bob Collymore has started medical leave to receive "specialized treatment" for a number of months. To fill the...
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Safaricom to Handle Transmission of Results in Repeat Polls for 22 Counties, Telkom and Airtel to Share the Rest

Tomorrow, Kenyans from all walks of life will take a walk to respective polling stations and exercise their democratic duty in choosing a President...
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Safaricom Smartphone End Month Offers are Another Chance to Try out Showmax

Safaricom end month offers come with a free data bundle and a Showmax voucher to experience video on demand. Grab the deals.

Safaricom is Changing the Dynamics of Customer Service Through Social Media

A few years back, the only way to get in touch with a Safaricom customer service agent was by dialing 100 on your Safaricom...
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Safaricom Dodges a KES 400 Million Penalty from Kenya’s Communications Authority (CA) for Outage

A few months ago, precisely April 24, Kenya’s Number 1 mobile operator Safaricom experienced a countrywide network outage that started at around 9 in...

Safaricom Unwraps M-Pesa 1Tap in Nairobi and Other Major Cities in Kenya

On May 10, 2017, Safaricom announced that they had been working on a new payments solution that would make it easier and seamless for...

Kenya’s Opposition Coalition Accuses Safaricom, OT-Morpho and IEBC of Colluding to Rig the Elections

Just the other day, Kenya's electoral body, IEBC (Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission) announced that they had made some changes to the ICT infrastructure...
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What Happened to Safaricom’s M-Pesa 1Tap?

Four months ago, as M-Pesa was announcing its financials, the company took that opportunity to announce the coming of age of their new M-Pesa solution,...

Safaricom Discontinues PrePay Roaming Top Up Service in East Africa

Mobile operator Safaricom has put an end to prepay roaming top-up services. This comes after the telecommunications company said that there are better options...

Safaricom is Planning to Expand its Business to Regional Africa with eCommerce as its Top Priority

Kenya’s top mobile phone carrier Safaricom has big plans for the future. In its pipeline is a plan to put its business in a...
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Safaricom is Planning Another MPESA Upgrade This Week

MPESA is one service that we get to enjoy using on the Safaricom network. Due to its importance, the platform needs to be serviced...
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Safaricom Appoints New Directors as it Moves to Embrace Diversity

In a bid to enhance shareholder value, Safaricom has announced the appointment of Mohamed Shameel Aziz Joosub and Linda Watiri Muruiki to its board as...

Communications Authority of Kenya Pockets KES 311.6 Million in Penalties from Operators for Poor Service

In a period spanning over a year since Kenya’s ICT watchdog Communications Authority (CA) consulted the public about its new laws that were clearly...

Safaricom’s M-TIBA Product Blooms with Increased Sign ups and Awards in Tow

Telco Safaricom continues to diversify its business model with different products that are accompanied by a fair amount of success. While we are eagerly...

Former NACADA Chairman, John Mututho, Sues Safaricom, WhatsApp and Google for Defamation

Hon. John Mututho, a Kenyan politician, former Naivasha Member of Parliament and immediate former National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse...

What Safaricom’s Updated MPESA APIs Mean for Businesses

On August 1, Safaricom announced that it was going to take a more elementary and unchallenging approach for businesses to integrate M-PESA into their...
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