Tag: Safaricom

Bonyeza Ushinde

Clever marketing campaign that is Bonyeza Ushinde Na Safaricom

Bonyeza Ushinde is meant for those mobile phone users with non touch phones. Bonyeza is a Swahili word that means press. You don't press...
Safaricom Chattitude

Safaricom to launch Chattitude, a Ksh 10 daily subscription product for social media access

Safaricom will tomorrow launch a 60 day promotion for their new product called Chattitude. Chattitude is a subscription model data product that will require...
Safaricom VumaOnline

Safaricom launches Free PSV Wi-Fi Service called Vuma Online

Safaricom Limited has partnered with PSV operators in an initiative that will see passengers access free internet in more than 200 matatus and buses...
Blackberry Z10, Blackberry Q10

Safaricom Shops now stocking Blackberry Z10 and Blackberry Q10

Seems the Blackberry 10 devices Blackberry Z10 and Blackberry Q10 are around in more "official" channels. So if you are up for any of...
Safaricom 4G LTE

Safaricom demos live LTE setup maxing at 100mbps on modem, rollout by end year

Safaricom today at the financial year 2013 end year announcements demoed a set-up of 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution technology) network maxing out at 100 Mbps. Robert...

Safaricom AppWiz Challenge To Offer Developers Total Cash Prize of Kshs 3.7 million

The Safaricom Development Challenge aims at equipping entry level developers with entrepreneurial and technology skills. Over a 3 month incubation period, participants will develop...

Safaricom delivers first pre-order Galaxy S 4 at their Kimathi Street Shop

Safaricom has today sold the first of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 devices pre-ordered in Kenya. The mobile network operator opened up pre-orders earlier...
Safaricom Nerd

The Safaricom Nerd is at it again

This is the second in a series of the ads that Safaricom is doing for the data campaign. The previous one was about Sambaza...
Samsung Galaxy S 4

Samsung Galaxy S 4 to be available at Safaricom Shops from Saturday 4th May

Samsung Galaxy S 4 was the first device to successfully go through a pre-order process, and by two of the biggest mobile carriers in...
Safaricom App Store

Looks like Safaricom App Store is ready to go

Some very many months ago, Safaricom announced that a brand new Safaricom App Store will be up  in a few months. In the same breath,  came...
Safaricom Sambaza Internet

Safaricom’s new Sambaza Data ad has the Nerd winning

The nerd is always the guy on the losing end, ask Dexter. He is the guy who sits uncomfortably while others get the girls....
Galaxy S 4 camera

How to pre-order Galaxy S 4 from Airtel using Safaricom’s Mpesa

Both of the two biggest Mobile Network Operators in Kenya Safaricom and Airtel have since opened up pre-orders for the world's newest sensation in...

GE & SAFARICOM Sign Kshs 100,000,000 Deal on New Innovative Technology

GE Energy Story and telecommunications company, a subsidiary of General Electric, today signed a Kshs 100,000,000 deal with Safaricom. GE will be supplying Safaricom...
Safaricom Galaxy S 4 pre-order

Safaricom opens preorder site for Galaxy S 4 in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be launched in South Africa this week on Friday. There after shipping of devices starts. Here in Kenya, the...

Gemalto’s Cloud-based Solution Offers Back-Up Services to Safaricom Subscribers

Safaricom has chosen a European company, Gemalto, to extend phonebook backup services to its subscribers. Gemalto is a digital security provider. Among its services...
Safaricom hosted websites hack

Websites hosted on Safaricom server defaced, Safaricom responds

Hapa Kenya earlier today reported of a "hacking" that happened earlier today where several websites were defaced and a message from a Tunisian guy...
Nokia Lumia deals in Kenya

WinPhansEA Finds You The Best Deal for a Nokia Lumia Windows Phone in Kenya

As Windows Phone products from Nokia are now widely available in Kenya, WinPhansEA decided to investigate who offers the best deal for consumers for...

Operator Billing in Kenya: Safaricom rolled it out quietly

We have had this conversation for the longest time ever. Operator billing, and the role this will play in the growth of e-commerce for...
Safaricom Sambaza Internet

Safaricom Sambaza Internet is now live!

Safaricom Sambaza Internet was to go live on the 17th of February, that's Sunday, and true to the word, the service is now live....

Safaricom Sambaza data bundles “Internet Sambaza” is finally here

Safaricom, the largest mobile network operator in Kenya, always gets the requests of services changes and improvements from subscribers before others, mainly because it’s...
Lumia 920 Kenya

Safaricom to bundle Lumias 920 and 820 with 1.5GB data on purchase

Nokia's Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 devices are now available at Kenya's mobile network provider Safaricom. The devices will be available at Kshs 54,999...

Sisi Ni Amani partners with Safaricom to launch SMS for peace

SMS is probably the oldest of M-vitus and is a very useful technology to convey information. It is so valuable and undemanding yet so...
Intel Yolo

Safaricom Intel Yolo Review

Intel has been working on smartphones powered by the Intel Atom processor and it’s been having impressive results. Intel is quite new in the...
samsung galaxy s advance

Samsung Galaxy S Advance coming to Safaricom this month

Samsung's Galaxy S Advance is coming to Safaricom in the course of this month. Galaxy Advance is a 4 inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread device...
Safaricom Sim card Switch off

Safaricom switches off 800,000 SIM cards in phased exercise

Safaricom switched off the first batch of unregistered SIM cards as defined by the recently formed law that requires all SIM cards used in...

Kenya Shines at the Appstar Challenge Regional Finals

In what could be be a show of might in the mobile applications front, Appstar challenge Kenyan finalists Gerald Kibugi and Gilbert Rono yesterday...

Safaricom launches revolutionary mobile banking product M-Shwari

In the words of Micheal Joseph, former Safaricom CEO,  middle and low income earners want credit and finance services available for their counterparts up...
Safaricom Half Year Results

Safaricom experiences growth in Voice ARPU, mobile data slumps

Safaricom did announce Half Year financial results, and Voice was a clear winner for their bank account. Voice usage has gone up bringing in...
Safaricom modem

Safaricom data bundles now valid for 90 days

Safaricom subscribers are bound to catch this bit of information gladly, since it has been a topic of discussion for quite some time. That...

Safaricom completes counterfeit phone switch off

The much awaited day finally reached, and 680,000 mobile phones on Safaricom Network got the axe, that's in compliance with the CCK directive that...
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