Sigh of relief to Safaricom users as CEO announces cheaper data prices

Sigh of relief to Safaricom users as CEO announces cheaper data .Safaricom has announced a revamp of its monthly plans that will see it’s PostPay and All-in-One plans customers enjoy lower prices.

The revised pricing will see the Go Monthly 1K plan go for Sh1,000, down from Sh1,050.

The 2K plan will go for Sh2,000 down from Sh2,100; the 3K plan will go for Sh3,000 down from Sh3,150.

The 5K plan will go for Sh5,000 down from Sh5,200; while the 10K plan will go for Sh10,000, down from Sh10,430.

In a statement on Monday, the Telco said it was reversing a price increase that was implemented in July 2021.

This followed the adjustment of excise duty on airtime and telephone services from 15 per cent to 20 per cent.

“By consolidating our monthly plans, we seek to simplify our product offering while enabling our customers to enjoy a digital lifestyle in an affordable manner,” CEO Peter Ndegwa said.

Sigh of relief to Safaricom users as CEO announces cheaper data

All Go Monthly customers will enjoy free 2GB YouTube every month.

Customers on the 5k and 10k plans will enjoy unlimited data capped at 45GB and 100GB respectively, after which they will browse at 3Mbps speeds.

Ndegwa said Go Monthly customers will be able to use their minutes to call across all local networks as well as China, India, USA, and Canada.

“As part of the revamp, the plans will have a validity of 30 days, and only data will roll over upon renewal of PostPay or purchase of another monthly bundle,” he said.

From as low as Sh500 per month, customers who prefer minutes or internet only can also enjoy the minutes or data-only Go Monthly plans respectively.

Ndegwa said the Telco is also planning to introduce a device bundling option that will enable Go Monthly customers to acquire 4G and 5G smartphones, via a monthly repayment plan inclusive of data, voice and SMS bundles.

Customers can join PostPay or access all available Go Monthly plans via MySafaricom App, and USSD *544#.

Sigh of relief to Safaricom users as CEO announces cheaper data

Over the years, Safaricom has consistently enhanced its PostPay to give customers more value and access to lifestyle deals.

Also, adding the convenience of service access from the comfort of their phones and removing the need to visit Safaricom shops.


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