Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) customers can enjoy free data for the next 90 days, a move meant to increase data usage in the country.
As part of the campaign, customers can redeem free daily internet offers tailored to their use by dialling *544# every day for the next 90 days.
The campaign seeks to empower more customers to take their offline passions online as part of the country’s digital transformation agenda.
“Smartphones and the internet have become critical in our day to day lives, empowering us in different ways by connecting us to more opportunities. The 90-day free data campaign seeks to ensure that no customer is left behind by ensuring that all our customers can now access the internet, even at no cost,” said Peter Ndegwa, CEO, Safaricom.
Growing demand for data has seen Safaricom roll out campaigns such as ‘Browse Bila Waas’ that rewarded subscribers with free 500MB daily bonus data with every purchase of personalised no-expiry data bundle.
Safaricom has also partnered with Google to enable its customers to acquire quality 4G devices on flexible payment plans. Customers can purchase the Neon Ray Pro at a deposit of sh500 with the balance payable at sh20 per day over nine months. Every purchase of the device comes with free 1 GB of data.