Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage
- The technical hitch on the Safaricom network has put the money transfer M-PESA service on hold. A short text message explanation from Safaricom to the dealers advised them not to carry out transaction until they (Dealers) are notified.
- Orange Botswana launched its BlackBerry wireless solution last week which will enable customers to access email, browse the web, make phone calls, send and receive text and picture messages, as well as access thousands of applications.
- Celtel Kenya launched a virtual airtime top up service. Dubbed Jaza Jaza, it will allow Celtel customers to buy virtual airtime vouchers with denominations from as low as Sh20, up to Sh10,000.