Tag: Safaricom

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...

Safaricom Shops stock up in preparation for Couterfeits switch-off deadline

Kenya's leading integrated communications services provider Safaricom has launched various campaigns aimed at ensuring subscribers with the so called counterfeit phones purchase original devices at...
Nzioka Waita Safaricom

Safaricom’s Nzioka Waita’s comments regarding user questions on Counterfeits

Based on questions going on about the internet and offline, I sought to iron out some misinformation that mobile phone users may be having...
Relax uko na Mpesa

Safaricom’s new Mpesa advert is a comfort message: Relax, you got Mpesa

Almost all Kenyans have interacted in one way or another with Mpesa, it ranges from basic money sending to running the entire business model...
Huawei Honor

Huawei launches Huawei Honor and Huawei MediaPad Tablet in Kenya

Huawei has has launched two devices in the Kenyan market, these being the Huawei Honor U8860 and Huawei MediaPad 7 Tablet. The Huawei Honor...

Samsung Galaxy S3 : The Kenyan Story

Samsung, They got it right: Having previously owned previous flagship galaxy models I can proudly say they got it RIGHT. I've had this device for roughly...

Safaricom and Huawei release subsidized Ascend Y100 into the Wild

Huawei, still snatching up millions of consumers in low end smart phones have come up with an improvement to last years model of the...
Safaricom online shopping

Safaricom to venture into e-commerce, online shop to launch this month

Several of us have been wishing to get a chance to buy online, mostly electronics like phones, have a database that you can use to search...

Android App Review: IDEOS u8150 Series (Prologue)

The overwhelmingly sharp rise in popularity of smartphones in recent years probably goes without saying. But when it comes to the African Mobile Market...

Noah Okala details how Safaricom Telehealth works, no demo though

I got this rare opportunity to hear straight from the horse's mouth what telehealth is about and how it's going to impact the Kenyan...
Safaricom Bonga points

You can now transfer Safaricom bonga points to another phone

Have you ever found yourself wishing that you could transfer your bonga points to a friend's phone and maybe combined you can get a...
Safaricom releases financial results

Safaricom Releases the Audited Results for 2010/2011

On Wednesday 18th May 2011, Safaricom LTD released its audited results for the year ended 31st march 2011. Bob Collymore, Safaricom Group CEO and...

Safaricom allegedly adopts new tactic to subvert the MNP process

airtel Kenya now says its Vodafone owned rival Safaricom has effectively slowed down the three week old Mobile Number Portability (MNP) process, by erecting...

Beware this con-game with M-pesa

Thought you should know this. lest you find yourself in a similar situation. This happened to somebody. Hi all, Just thought to bring this to yur...
Enablis winners

Winners of Chase Bank Enablis Business LaunchPad announced

The winners of this year’s Chase Bank Enablis Business LaunchPad Competition were announced at a gala event held at Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Headquarters. Pauline...
mpesa crime

New form of M-Pesa Crime- guys beware

This Article might be long-but definitely easier to read than lose your hard earned cash..I encourage you guys to read it Never, never reveal your...
bonga points rewards

Safaricom Double Bonga points is back

Kenyan mobile services provider, Safaricom, has re-introduced double rewards for their Bonga Points Customer reward scheme. As a user you will be able to...
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