Mobile subscribers can now enjoy lower roaming charges after Safaricom introduced bundles for their voice, SMS and internet services. The offer targets customers roaming the East African countries – Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. Pre-pay customers can access this bundles for Kshs 500/=, Kshs 1000/= and Kshs 2000/= with each bundle catering to customer usage patterns.
Information on the new plans can be accessed by dialling *100# then selecting East Africa Bundles. Pre-pay subscribers roaming with Vodacom Tanzania, MTN Rwanda and Uganda’s UTL or MTN will be able to access the service.
Safaricom currently charges 25/= for subscribers who receive calls in Tanzania, Uganda and the UK. Calls from Tanzania are charged Kshs 75/=, Kshs 85/= from Uganda and Kshs 325/= from the UK.