, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 – Airtel Kenya has launched an innovative service under the name Sikika na 1 bob.
Airtel customers will enjoy Airtel-Airtel calls at Sh1 per minute from 10pm-6am daily on this service.
Airtel Kenya chief operating officer Shivan Bhargava said: “As we had promised, Airtel will ensure that our customers have access to affordable superior quality communication and service on our network. We understand the current challenging economic situation in Kenya especially at this time of the year when families are faced with high costs including school fees following the festive season. We shall continue unveiling more value adding propositions for our customers to enable them achieve more for every shilling they spend with us.”
The new tariff dubbed Sikika na 1 bob is available to all prepaid customers and is easy to access since it does not require any form of subscription.
The company is also currently offering its customers a chance to win Sh500,000 weekly prizes and fully paid trips to watch Manchester United in the Barclays English Premier League in its Changamsha Maisha na Airtel promotion.
Other daily prizes in the promotion include instant SMS on all top up’s of Sh50 and above, 32 handsets and Samsung tablets. So far more than 1,000 winners have been announced in the promotion which applies automatically to all Airtel prepaid & postpaid customers.
Bhargava added that Airtel will continue to offer more innovative products and services including the increased depth of Airtel money and the introduction of a world class 3G HSPA this quarter.