Tag: Safaricom

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.

Safaricom’s Pochi La Biashara Allows Businesses to Separate Funds from Personal Accounts

Safaricom is currently celebrating two decades in the telecoms space in Kenya. The operator, which has continuously amassed subscribers...

Safaricom Processes 5.73 Fuliza Request Per Second, Serves 15M Smartphones

Safaricom held its Sustainable Business Report today. The meeting is its 9th and focused on a theme Resilience Through Transition as the...

Safaricom Generated 87% of Kenya’s Telco Revenue in 2019

Safaricom, Kenya's leading telco generated majority of the revenue in the industry in 2019 if you consider CA's data.
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Safaricom Fixed Broadband Share Surges 25% Up To Take Top Position

Safaricom has reclaimed top spot in the fixed data subscription market after registering an upsurge in registrations last quarter.

M-PESA Beats the Competition With Near 99% Market Share once Again

Mobile money services have been on an upward trend; but is every player making a killing from it? The...

Likoni Ferry Customers to Pay for Services Via M-PESA

We have been seeing passengers pay fare using M-PESA services. The cashless payments have been around for a long...

NCBA Maintenance to Affect M-Shwari Tonight

UPDATE The maintence part was on the NCBA side (not Safaricom), which is part owner of the M-Shwari
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Safaricom Launches New MySafaricom App With New User Interface

Safaricom has today formally launched the new MySafaricom App which has been on beta for a while now. The...

Perennial Safaricom Maintenance Exercise to Make An Appearance Tonight

It would not be normal if the week elapsed without any kind of announcement from leading carrier, Safaricom. Today’s...

Safaricom Lipa Na MPESA Platform Crosses Huge Milestone

Safaricom has today announced a huge milestone on their popular Lipa na MPESA platform which is part of MPESA.
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Safaricom Has Another Service Maintenance Exercise Slated for Tonight

The interruption starts on Saturday 12th September 2020 at 2300 hrs to Sunday 13th September 2020 0500 hrs.

New MPESA Short Code Has a Nifty Way To Verify Recipient’s Details While Sending Money

Yesterday, Safaricom formally announced a new MPESA shortcode that you can use to access MPESA services via USSD. It is officially the third method...
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Safaricom Service Upgrade to Affect Several MPESA Services Tonight

Safaricom has announced a service maintenance upgrade today that will affect a number of its services. The service upgrade is scheduled to be done tonight...

Safaricom and M-Gas Partnership Lives on For Another Day

In Jan 2020, the telco collaborated with Circle Gas (M-Gas) that saw customers access cooking gas at an affordable price and flexible payment model.
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Safaricom ‘Browse Bila Waas’ Product Gives You FREE 500MB

Safaricom has introduced a new promotion that will see customers enjoy 500 MB of data in a day.
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Safaricom Adds Airtime and Data Usage Tracking on Web App

Safaricom is testing a new feature for their web app that will help you track your data and airtime consumption across apps. The company has...

Free Kshs 1000 M-Pesa Transfers to Hit End of the Road

The government will end the free weekly cash transfers via MPESA to poor households affected by economic knocks of COVID-19 in October. Labour and Social...

Safaricom Raises M-Shwari Loan Limit to KES 2000

Safaricom will no longer be issuing less than KES 2000 amounts in M-Shwari loans after raising the value to KES 2000 from KES 500. Smaller loan requests will be completed as Fuliza.

Safaricom’s Ematic 4K Ultra HD Android TV Box Review

Safaricom has since replaced the Big Box 2 that was announced in 2018. The replacement is the Ematic Android TV Box that went live...
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Michael Joseph is Safaricom’s New Chairman Following Nicholas Nganga’s Retirement

Long-serving Safaricom Chairman Nicholas Nganga has retired. His position will be taken by former CEO Michael Joseph. Joseph’s tenure will start on 1st August 2020. Mr. Nganga...
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Safaricom Neon Ray Pro Specifications and Price in Kenya

  Safaricom recently announced their new initiative to let people buy the Neon Ray Pro at Ksh 20 per day in the Lipa Modogo Mdogo...
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Safaricom’s Mpesa for Business App Sees 50K Downloads, Lipa Na Mpesa Users Reach 186K

Mobile money payments have risen as merchants and consumers try and avoid handling physical money. Micro, small and medium enterprises(MSMEs) have a lot to...