Tag: Safaricom

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Safaricom’s Masoko Cuts off 3rd Party Vendors, Feels So ‘Empty’

Safaricom cut off third party vendors from Masoko which renders the site feeling quite 'empty'
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Why a Possible Fuliza Interest Reduction is Misleading for Safaricom Customers

Safaricom announced unaudited financial results for the six months ended September 30, 2019. The numbers were impressive after the carrier made a killing from...
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Apple Quietly adds Support For VoLTE to Safaricom Subscribers

Safaricom announced VoLTE support in June this year and it was a big deal. VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is a standard that delivers voice...
Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph

Safaricom Voice and SMS Revenues Drop as it Eyes the Ethiopian Market

Telco Safaricom has announced unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2019. The numbers are what we have come to expect from...
Telkom

Telkom Kenya Loses to Safaricom for Telcos with the Best Customer Experience

Kenya ICT regulator, the Communications Authority (CA) has since reported that mobile penetration in the country has crossed the 100 percent mark. Many locals...
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Safaricom Appoints Peter Ndegwa as New CEO

Safaricom has today announced the appointment of Mr Peter Ndegwa as the company's next CEO effective April 1 2020. Mr Peter Ndegwa joins Safaricom from...
Michael Joesph

Safaricom Rebrands with New CEO Appointment Roadmap and More

Safaricom opened operations in Kenya in October 2000 with $25 million in the bank in a market where one network switch cost $10 million....
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Safaricom to Start Issuing SIM Cards for Free But There is a Catch

Safaricom has made a couple of big announcements today, the biggest being the ability to buy data or calling bundles that do not expire. However,...

Safaricom Introduces Data and Calling Bundles that Dont Expire

Safaricom has today announced a new type of data bundle that will delight many. The telco giant has introduced data and calling bundles that do not expire which...
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Safaricom’s Innovation Arm Alpha Allegedly Faces an “Uncertain Future”

Safricom Alpha, the Kenyan telco's innovation wing has had its ups and downs and now it is being reported that it has an "uncertain...
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Safaricom Gunning for Zuku’s Top Spot as it Gains 4 Times as Many Subscribers

Communications Authority of Kenya has released their latest Sector Statistics for the period between April and June and we get to see the changes in the...

Safaricom Becomes Eliud Kipchoge’s Ambassador in Successful Historic Fete

Early this week, Safaricom had begun teasing about its new logo for its mobile money service, M-PESA which currently has over 26 million users...

Eliud Kipchoge Wants to Show that No Human is Limited, Safaricom Holds the Screens

This is going to be a big day for 34-year-old Eliud Kipchoge as he tries to achieve a remarkable feat to demonstrate how we as humans...
Peter Ndegwa

Diageo Executive Could Lead Safaricom After Michael Joseph’s Exit

Safaricom started operations in Kenya nearly two decades ago, and in its time in the mobile telephony space, the carrier has managed to make...
Eliud MPESA

Safaricom Rebrands M-PESA, Offers Customers Free YouTube Access to Support Eliud Kipchoge’s Race

Safaricom started teasing a new M-PESA logo a couple of days ago. the day is finally here, and Kenya’s largest telco, and arguably one...
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Safaricom Teases Refreshed M-PESA Logo, Draws Mixed Reactions

One of the few things that arouse a lot of hoity-toity opinion is when a company decides to change their logo. Logos are important...
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Here is Why Safaricom Home Fibre Has Been Terrible, and Why It Will Not Change

Safaricom Home Fibre has been around for more than three years, and while it mostly works, the product has received its fair share of...
Telkom

Telkom Kenya Claims It Does Not Owe KES 900 Million, Says Safaricom Inflated the Debt

Telcos Airtel and Telkom Kenya rolled the dice on a merger deal in early 2019. The plan was to see the carriers combine some...
Safaricom interim CEO Michael Joseph and Chairman Nicholas Nganga

Safaricom Compels Telkom and Airtel to Pay KES 1.3 Billion Debt Before Merger Deal

The merger deal between Airtel and Telkom Kenya has evoked a series of issues in the last couple of days. ICT regulator the Communications...
Safaricom interim CEO Michael Joseph and Chairman Nicholas Nganga

Safaricom to Add 2000 4G Stations as Shareholders Approve Largest Dividend Payout

Safaricom shareholders have approved KES 74.92 billion dividend payout for the FY that ended in March 31, 2019. This one of the telco’s biggest...
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How to Activate VoLTE on Your Safaricom SIM-Card

Safaricom announced Voice over LTE (VoLTE) a month ago and they promised that it promises three times better phone call quality than 3G. For...

Safaricom Data Services are Down

It appears Safaricom's mobile data services are down. This has been ongoing in the past 30 minutes, so if you cannot access the internet at...
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Another Blow to Safaricom Alpha as Senior Employee Leaves the Innovation Hub

Safaricom Alpha was the telecommunication giant's "research and development organization" and it seems like it is on rocky ground thanks to another high profile exit. Huston...
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Safaricom Lures New Users with 50% Discount on Home Fibre

Safaricom today has announced that they are continuing to forge with their quest to connect more households to their fibre network. The company says they...
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Safaricom Fiber Added Over 5 Times More Subscribers than Zuku Last Quarter

Safaricom is closing down on Wananchi Group's Zuku Fiber market share in the fixed data market as shown in the latest CA report. According to...
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Telkom, Safaricom Lose Market Share in Recent Sector Report

As has been the case over previous quarters, the number of mobile subscriptions continue to grow in the Kenyan market. According to the Communications...
Michael Joseph

Safaricom Appoints Former CEO as Interim Lead

Yesterday, Safaricom posted the unfortunate news of the passing of their CEO, Bob Collymore. He had taken the reins of the company since 2010...
Safaricom Chairman Nicholas Nganga

Safaricom to Announce Way Forward in Next 24 Hours Following Bob Collymore’s Death

Safaricom will announce the way forward after undergoing a major leadership blow earlier today, which will likely include details about the replacement of CEO...
Safaricom CEO, Bob Collymore

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Has Passed Away

Telco Safaricom has confirmed that its CEO Bob Collymore has passed away. Mr Collymore died earlier this morning at his home. A statement from the nation's...
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Safaricom is Currently Recovering Data Bundles Allocated Illegally After Network Bug

As reported earlier during the day, a lot of Kenyans woke up to a good a day after discovering a technical fault in Safaricom’s...

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