Airtel Money offers 50% bonus airtime
MOBILE| Feb. 8, 2012, 11:55 a.m.
Airtel Kenya has launched a promotion where its Airtel Money registered customers will enjoy a 50% bonus on all Airtel money top ups from Kshs50/- up to Kshs35,000/-. The promotion ends 30th April 2012.
To get the bonus airtime, one can either top up directly to own account or top up to another account enabling the recipient to enjoy the bonus as well. The bonus airtime is valid for 7 days and is usable only for on net Airtel-Airtel calls and SMS. For example one gets Kshs50/- more airtime for every Kshs100/- airtime value bought using Airtel Money account.
“We are pleased that we can be able to offer our customers an integrated and seamless offer that enables them to send and receive money on Airtel Money and access FREE airtime to further build their connections and relationships with friends and family,” said Shivan Bhargava, Airtel Kenya chief operating officer.
Airtel Money customers can now access services from over 6,000 outlets countrywide and including key outlets like all PesaPoint ATMs, Nakumatt supermarket branches, select Ukwala and Uchumi supermarket branches, G4S offices countrywide, Muramati SACCO branches, selected Posta branches and at Family Bank branches.
This offer comes only days after Airtel launched a FREE SMS promotion where customers get 100 sms’s only after sending 3 Airtel- Airtel text messages. Airtel is also currently running a popular night calling campaign dubbed Sikika na bob, a promotion that offers its customers a preferential rate to call other customers within the network for Ksh1/- per minute from 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.
MORE MOBILE NEWS
Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in TanzaniaTigo Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology, which it says will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country. Read More
Tigo Big Six - data liberation for Ghanaian subscribersTigo’s Unlimited (Tigo Big Six) package gives real freedom to new customers to enjoy extended internet access. Read More
Mobile Africa 2015: African phone use decodedA survey of mobile phone usage in five African countries has delivered startling findings on the rise of Internet access via phones, the potential demise of Nokia and the continued appeal of BlackBerry. Read More
President Jonathan commends operators on National Mobile Health Insurance collaborationNigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has commended telecoms operators for their collaborative efforts in putting Nigerians on the National Mobile Health Insurance programme platform. Read More
Vodafone Ghana Fixed Broadband customers get bundle extensionVodafone Ghana says it will soon be offering a one-week validity extension to all fixed broadband users in the country. Read More
Airtel, UNAIDS partnerThe Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has explained that the partnership of the telco with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) will allow ample opportunity to further promote its Touching Lives initiative aimed at positively impacting on Nigerians, especially in the area of quality healthcare ... Read More
GSMA: mobile phone gender gap emergesA new GSMA report says over 1.7 billion women in low- and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones. Read More
French phone maker Archos debuts in NigeriaFrench mobile devices major, Archos Societe Anonymes, at the weekend in Lagos, launched its range products and connected objects, promising to redefine the service offering in the country. Read More
Glo’s smart plan gives enhanced voice, value to customersGlobacom subscribers on the postpaid platform will enjoy up to 5,000 free Short Messaging Service (SMS), up to 50GB data and up to 50 hours of free voice calls in a new and unprecedented Smart Postpaid Plan launched by the company in Lagos. Read More
Airtel Kenya launches UnlimiNET bundles for unlimited connectionsAirtel Kenya has announced the introduction of a flexible and affordable bundled tariff dubbed UnlimiNET. Read More
FEATURED STORYe-commerce space untapped, says phonekings head
E-commerce is the future, says the head of a new online electronics mall launched in Nigeria. Tayo Olusanya spoke to Kokumo Goodie in Lagos.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHVillagers get solar training at Barefoot College
The Botswana Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has seconded seven semi-illiterate mostly Ngwatle villagers for a six month solar electrification training course at the famed Barefoot College in India.
COMPANY NEWSICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU
Kenya’s ICT Authority and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will, among other things, see Microsoft offer support in providing a platform that will ...