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Safaricom Steathily Released Masoko App on the App Stores

You might not know this but Safaricom has a dedicated Masoko app on the main smartphone app stores.
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What We Know About Safaricom’s 0722000000 Con Game, and What the Operator is Doing About It

Alright. People have been subjected to a new con game where fraudsters use Safaricom’s 072200000 line to reach out to customers, and lie about...

Safaricom Apparently Seeks to Take Advantage of Customer Location Data Tracking Platform

Safaricom has invited bids to seek suppliers of a location tracking and intelligence platform which is quite interesting. In a bid notice, they express interest...
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MySafaricom’s New Years Eve Bug Wishes You a Happy Birthday

Safaricom's MySafaricom utility app has a bug which wishes you a happy birthday even if it is not your birthday
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Safaricom Passes Zuku to Become the Biggest Fixed Broadband Provider

Safaricom has finally passed Zuku to become the biggest fixed data provider in the country
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Safaricom Masoko Gets a Revamp, Still Offers Limited Number of Products

Safaricom's ecommerce platform, Masoko, has been revamped and the company announced the change today via Twitter. The revamp consists of a number of changes which...

Safaricom’s Mali Will Allow MPESA Users Earn Interest on their Investments

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecommunications company seems to be testing a new product for MPESA that will allow you to invest and earn interest. There...
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How to Register, Use and Make Sense of Mpost, Safaricom and Postal Corporation’s New Digital P.O. Box

On Friday last week, Safaricom and the Postal Corporation of Kenya revealed MPost, a digitized postal office box that is geared towards making sending...
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Safaricom and Posta Kenya Are Bringing Digital P.O. Box Addresses to Kenyans with Some Exciting Features

Postal services in the country started to go under when the internet began to make a mark. This happened more than a decade ago...
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Lipa Na MPESA Black Friday Offer Has 5% Cash Back but There Is a Catch

Safaricom has a Black Friday Offer this month where you get cash back when you pay via Lipa na MPESA. However it has a catch.
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Communications Authority of Kenya to Probe Safaricom over Network Outage

The regulator is probing Safaricom the network outage it experienced over the weekend.
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Safaricom Acknowledges They are Experiencing Network Issues

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecommunications operator has tonight confirmed that they are experiencing network challenges that are affecting some of their services
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Safaricom Pushes the Internet of Things Agenda with Smart Coolers for Kenya Breweries

Safaricom’s innovation arm has always tried to solve a lot of local issues, and has, for the most part, met that goal. A new...
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Safaricom Introduces New Fibre Plans for Business Customers, and They Are Not Cheap

Safaricom fibre services and related products have been around for a while. The FTTH (to the home) is the most popular product and serves...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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