As the mobile broadband market hits up, Telkom Kenya has reviewed its data offers for its pre-paid Internet on Mobile and Internet Everywhere (modem) customers to become more competitive.
The firm has lowered its data prices to offer low as 9 cents per MB and in a wider range of validity periods for data bundles including daily, weekly, monthly and ninety day options to give value to its customers. The firm’s data offer include 24hr and 48hr data expiry notification, improved navigation tools to view data offers, ease of USSD purchase via the universal *544# code and data bundle extensions before the expiry of a current running data offer.
The introduction of notification on expiry of data bundles 48 hours and 24 hours before the expiry of the bundles will allow customers to either top up and purchase additional bundles or continue browsing at the Pay As You Go rate of KSh 4 per MB.
Customers can be able to extend the expiry periods of data bundles before they expire by purchasing another bundle of equal or higher validity before the expiry of their current bundle.
To subscribe to the offers, customers need to dial *544# from their Internet-enabled phones. Customers can also subscribe to the offer by visiting https://www.myaccount.orange.co.ke from their laptop, desktop pc,tablet or ipad. Equally, subscribers can check their data usage by dialling *131# on their mobile phone, or by visiting the recharge portal https://www.myaccount.orange.co.ke on their devices.
The firm is also banking on an array of entry level phones like the Kaduda Series and the new Xiaomi Redmi 2, to increase its broadband consumer market. This affordable smartphones come fixed to Orange’s 3G Internet allowing the firm to recruit more customers who might be getting online for the first time.