Safaricom has announced a new offer for its customers using 5G smartphones. The offer gives them a free 5GB data bundle to enjoy the super-fast 5G network for 24 hours.
The offer is exclusive to Safaricom subscribers who have 5G smartphones and can be redeemed via MySafaricom App under ‘Go Monthly’ then ‘Go 5G’ option. The offer is valid until 24th June 2023 and can be claimed once per customer.
Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa said the offer was part of the company’s efforts to provide a digital lifestyle to its customers and to enable them to explore the limitless possibilities of 5G.
“We are also keen to empower Kenyans to start exploring the limitless possibilities that 5G provides,” he said.
Safaricom launched 5G in October 2022 and has since expanded its coverage to 28 towns across 21 counties. The company also introduced 5G data bundles that are personalised based on usage and available on Tunukiwa via MySafaricom App, www.safaricom.com, and USSD *444# or *544#.
In addition, Safaricom offers 5G Wi-Fi for home and enterprise customers in 5G zones. Customers can check the available 5G zones or get 5G Wi-Fi by visiting https://internet.safaricom.co.ke/5g-wireless/coverage.
To showcase the benefits of 5G, Safaricom has partnered with Huawei to set up 5G experience centres at Safaricom’s Village Market, The Hub and Buruburu Shops. The centres feature virtual reality gaming zones, smart-capabilities for homes and enterprises, and speed-testing booths.