Equitel has announced the release of a new telephony bundle that offers customers both talk-time and insurance cover.
Equitel will offer its customers the budle for as little as Ksh 1,249 per month. These will see customers enjoy 500 minutes across all networks plus a free Riziki cover of up to Ksh 2,500 per night in case of hospitalisation, under the new bundle.
Equitel customers can also receive 1,000 minutes and a free Riziki cover for the subscriber and their family once they purchase a bundle valued at Ksh 2499 In addition, the customer and any family member will receive up to Ksh 2,500 for per day as compensation for any lost income when hospitalised.
Riziki is a mobile-based insurance product provided through Equitel and underwritten by Britam that was officially launched in March 2018. The insurance cover secures daily earnings through a daily compensation to the customer, in the event of admission in hospital for three days or more. The insurance product is as a result of a partnership between Equitel (Finserve), Equity Insurance Agency, Britam Microinsurance and Inclusivity Solutions.
So far, there are over 280,126 Equitel subscribers on Riziki Cover and Equitel intends to use this offer to increase its value offering and attract more subscribers.