Finally, Orange joins Kenya’s mobile tariff bandwagon.
Well, looks like everyone is now on-board the mobile tariff (war) bandwagon that started last week after Zain dramatically lowered their call and SMS rates. In particular, after that announcement, YU immediately responded as did Safaricom earlier this week. Now, as of yesterday, Orange is the last mobile network to
A tale of CCK, Zain, Safaricom and YU.
What a week its been in Kenya’s mobile networks sector! So much has happened in such a short space of time. It all started on Monday this week when the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) announced a 50% price reduction on mobile network interconnection rates from Kes. 4.42 to Kes.
The Bharti Airtel effect begins taking shape at Zain with new low tariffs.
In two full page ads in today’s editions of the Daily Nation and the East African Standard, Zain has announced unprecedented low and permanent tariffs for both mobile calls and SMS messages to ALL networks in Kenya. In a move that is clearly geared towards wooing a large number of