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Ethiopian Regulator Dismisses Claims Safaricom Was Shortlisted For Licence

The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) has rubbished claims that Safaricom has been shortlisted to bid for one of the two licences on...
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Safaricom Postpay is Now Postpay Hybrid, and this is a Good Thing

Safaricom has been notifying users that they have upgraded all Postpay customers on bundled plans on the new Postpay hybrid.

Safaricom Makes The Final 6 Cleared To Bid For Ethiopian Telco Licence

Safaricom has made it to the shortlist of the six companies that have been cleared to bid for the coveted Ethiopian telecoms...
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Safaricom Home Fibre Usage Cap Explained

A couple of days ago, Safaricom announced changes about their Home Fibre product. They maintained the doubled speeds that were introduced in...
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Safaricom Postpay Bill Inquiries Available in Latest mySafaricom Update

Safaricom has a new M-PESA app that looks like it is built for 2021. The app is still under testing, meaning its...

Safaricom Taps National Treasury Executive and Vodacom Director As New Board Members

Winnie Ouko and Christoper Kirigua are the new members of Safaricom’s Board of Directors. The appointment was made a...
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Safaricom Increases Home Fiber Speeds Upto 250%, Adjusts Price Upwards

Safaricom has today permanently adjusted the bandwidth speeds for their Home Fiber customers upto 150% for some packages. Across...

Safaricom in 2020: Fired 16 Staff Over Fraud, Held Firm Grip in Earnings

2020 wasn’t particularly good for many businesses thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has seen organizations restructure their operations to stay...

Safaricom in Ethiopia, New Exciting Products and Major Management Changes in 2020

Telco Safaricom has been at the top of its game for a very long time, and over that period, the company has...

Safaricom Launches MPESA Bill Manager For Businesses With Automatic Reminders

Safaricom has today announced the launched of an MPESA bill management service that they are targeting towards businesses. “M-PESA...
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Safaricom is Testing a Standalone M-PESA App

Safaricom appears to be developing an M-PESA app following the publication of a similarly named app in Google Play Store.

NTSA Licenses 29 Companies Including Safaricom and NCBA to Offer Cashless Matatu Fares

The National Safety and Transport Authority (NTSA) announced in a notice that 29 licensed companies will offer a platform for cashless fare...
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Safaricom Adds 35 Times More Subs than Zuku in Q1, Maintains Top Spot in Fixed Data Market

Safaricom has firmly secured the top spot in the fixed data market in a new Communications Authority report of the industry.

Here Are The New MPESA Charges Effective 1st January 2021

Safaricom has today announced a major change to MPESA charges where they say they will be reduced...
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Central Bank in Partnership With Huawei, Safaricom Hold Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

The Central Bank in conjunction with banks and other stakeholders in the fintech industry held the Afro-Asia Festival, Nairobi Online City Event.
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Safaricom Mobile Data: How to Best Manage and Track Usage

Safaricom has always lauded its data connection speeds and robust coverage, and this has been backed up by the operator and the...

Safaricom Led Consortium Gets Kshs 55 Billion Loan for Ethiopia Expansion

Safaricom and its partners have signed an agreement to borrow $500 million from the US International Development Finance Corporation to fund expansion...

Safaricom’s BLAZE BYOB 5th Edition Program is Live

Safaricom has launched the 5th edition of the BLAZE Be Your Own Boss youth engagement program. This time’s installment includes a digital...

mySafaricom App Adds Fingerprint Protection and Bonga Points Redemption in Latest Update

There are many things you can do with the new mySafaricom App, the utility solution provided by...

7 Things To Do With the New mySafaricom App

Safaricom is not the only telco that has a mobile app – others do, but by its sheer numbers, the mySafaricom app...

Young Scientists Kenya Launch 3rd Edition of the National Science and Tech Exhibition

Young Scientists Kenya (YSK), alongside Kenya’s Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom, has announced the 3rd annual...
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National Assembly Faults Safaricom for Snubbing Kenya Companies in Fibre Management

A statement from the National Assembly is seeking an explanation why telco Safaricom is using non-Kenya companies in the management of its...

Safaricom Blaze Stages a Two-Day Digital Career Fair for the Youth

Blaze, the Safaricom arm that targets young people with a series of discounted products and services is hosting a two-day career and...

Safaricom Signals Reducing M-PESA Transaction Fees

Telco Safaricom is reportedly considering reducing -PESA transaction charges in a plan that will see the operator retain high business volumes.

M-Shwari Picks A Two-day Maintenance Schedule to Fix Issues

M-Shwari services, which were launched many years in partnership with NCBA and operator Safaricom, were presented as a platform for people to...

Kenya Senators Want Safaricom Split Into Mobile Comms and M-PESA

Safaricom’s dominance in the telecoms space has always been known. However, the operator has since rejected it being called so, and efforts...
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CA Kenya’s UFS Kitty Sees Kitui Villages Finally Get Connected

While mobile operators have been offering their services in the country for more than two decades, they have not been successful in...

Safaricom’s Rita Okuthe Leaves Company

Safaricom has gone through major leadership changes; in July 2019, former CEO Bob Collymore passed away, and he was replaced, temporarily, by...

Airtel Kenya, Safaricom Say Spectrum Fees Are Too High

Spectrum fees have always been very high in Kenya. The issue, however, is being revisited by operators who have...

COVID-19 Forces Safaricom to Borrow KES 24 Billion

Yesterday, telco Safaricom revealed its financials for the half year of the 2020/2021 FY. The event, which was broadcasted...
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How Safaricom Locks Your Device if You Don’t Pay Lipa Mdogo Mdogo Bill

Safaricom’s Lipa Mdogo Mdogo program was launched many months ago. The program allows the operator’s customers to purchase smartphones using a payments...

Safaricom Mobile Data Gains Accelerate During the Pandemic

With a 4.8% and 10.5% drop in service revenue and profits before interest and tax, operator Safaricom did not have a very...

Safaricom M-PESA Profits Decline for the First Time

Safaricom has revealed its HY results ended in 30 September 2020 for the 2020/2021 financial year. In a livestream...

Safaricom Launches Skiza Ad Service to Support SMEs Access Their Customers

Safaricom is still in its celebratory mood as it eases out of its teen years. They have been launching new products targeting...

Safaricom Eases Out of Teen Years with Freebies for Customers

Safaricom is no longer in its teen years, having hit 20 years since it was launched in Kenya back in October 2000.