The new product in town from Kenya’s third largest telecoms operator Telkom Kenya is called Freedom Bundles. Introduced earlier today, the bundle will see Telkom subscribers benefit from gainful additions such as free Telkom to Telkom calls, free WhatsApp and free text messages to any network. In case you need to make a call outside the network, you will only pay KES 2 per minute, which is half as much as some rival operators charge.
According to Telkom Kenya’s CEO Mr. Aldo Mareuse, the carrier understands that more people are need of affordable data services as internet penetration rises.
“We believe in giving our customers the best value. The launch of Freedom Bundles is testimony to that. More and more people are accessing the Internet on their mobile phones. It is our duty to empower all our customers to enjoy the benefits of real- time communication with competitively priced data, bundled with voice, SMS and WhatsApp at no extra cost. With this service, they can turn their mobile phones into fully functional personal integrated communications devices,” says Mr. Aldo.
He has also described the Freedom Bundle as a stress-free offering that gives Telkom Kenya subscribers the flexibility they deserve.
“We continue to monitor and review our customer experience, to make it more engaging and superior in quality. We will also continue to develop communication solutions that meet the productivity and lifestyle needs of our growing subscriber base. The Freedom bundle can best be described as a stress free offering that allows our customers more flexibility and choice, while using our services,” he adds.
Freedom Bundle is available in a daily, weekly and monthly basis, and starts at KES 39 all the way to KES 2999.
|Freedom Daily (Autorenewed)||100 MB||KES 39||1|
|3 Days (Autorenewed)||100 MB||KES 49||3|
|Weekly Bundles||200 MB||KES 99||7|
|500 MB||KES 199||7|
|1 GB||KES 249||7|
|Monthly Bundles||1.5 GB||KES 499||30|
|4 GB||KES 999||30|
|6 GB||KES 1,499||30|
|10 GB||KES 1,999||30|
|20 GB||KES 2,999||30|
To access this service, hit *544# and follow the prompts. To enjoy the mentioned benefits, you must have valid Freedom Bundle and more than 1 MB of data.
There is no denying that Telkom has several data/call/SMS products that meet different needs for different people. The task, however, is choosing what suits you best. Some of these products have been covered before on this post, this, as well as this one.