TechInAfrica – Safaricom Kenya comes up with a new plan for its subscribers. It has officially established an announcement that Safaricom’s subscribers can receive free data daily for 90 days based on their data usage profiles.
The offer intends to encourage more customers to move from their offline action to online. It is also to be part of Kenya’s digital movement plan, according to Gadgets Africa.
“Mobile phone and internet connection have taken the essential part in our daily lives. They encourage us in various ways by leading us to more possibilities. The new offer from Safaricom, the 90-day free data campaign, attempts to guarantee that all customers can access the internet, even at no cost. It means there is no customer left behind,” according to Peter Ndegwa, CEO of Safaricom.
Subscribers only need to dialing *544# to redeem free daily data.
Safaricom to Pay $850 Million for Ethiopian Operating Licence
Ethiopia’s telecommunications regulator has granted one operating license to Safaricom with its parent company, Vodafone. To receive the license, the telecommunication company should pay approximately $850 million.
The consortium that is directed by Safaricom – designs to put up to $8.5 billion in the infrastructure just as to make it dependent upon one and a half million positions.
According to the tweet of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, The Council of Ministers has decided to enable the Ethiopian Communication Authority to provide a new national telecommunication license for Global Partnership for Ethiopia. This new and historical conclusion has been taken since Ethiopian Communication Authority proposes the highest licensing fee and a very solid investment case.
“With over $8 billion of complete ventures, this will be the single biggest FDI into Ethiopia to date. We want to make Ethiopia completely computerized. I might want to thank all that have participated in this and for pulling off a straightforward and compelling process,” Ahmed added.