Saturday, April 30, 2011

Get a Free ZTE GS 213 Dual Mobile Phone from Yu (Essar) Kenya

Kenyan mobile subscribers can now have an opportunity to own a free ZTE GS 213 dual mobile phone through an ownership plan unveiled by Yu. Dual mobile phones are regarded to as the best solution to avoid having several handsets for different service providers. You can have two Sim cards from the same or different mobile providers’ active at the same time instead of having two separate handsets.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Bharti Airtel Kenya Customer Care Center Contacts

There has been a misconception since Airtel Kenya transffered its customere care staff to Indian Process Outsourcing firm, Spanco. Airtel Kenya assured its customers that the move was aimed at improving efficiency through a reliable and efficient customer care unit. This process also happened in other 16 African countries where Airtel operates.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

How to Connect Internet on your Computer using a Data enabled Phone

Internet connectivity on your computer can be achieved using various methods and hardware. A data enabled mobile phone can be used to connect broadband internet on your computer and work perfectly as a modem would. In today’s era, there are data enabled handsets which support high speed internet connectivity speed such as 3G and 4G and can be utilized to access high speed internet on your computer.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Nokia X2-01 now available in Kenya

Nokia has introduced a new affordable social networking phone into the Kenyan handset market. The new Nokia X2-01 is equipped with features necessary to drive your social networking needs to a whole new level. Nokia X2-01 is retailing at Safaricom outlets with a special data offer for 6months.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Smart TV Kenya Bouquet Channels

Smart TV Kenya is a pay TV service provider owned by Next Generation Broadcasting (NGB) that broadcasts digital TV signals on the KBC’s owned Signet platform. Kenya is set to have a complete transition from analog to digital broadcasting by the year 2012. Apart from the pay TV channels on Smart TV bouquet, local free to air channels will be aired without subscriptions on the smart TV set top boxes.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Orange Telkom Kenya Phones; Samsung B7330 Scala

Samsung has produced intriguing smart phones to the mobile phones market; one of the latest release is Samsung B7330 Scala also known as Samsung Omnia pro B7330 which is currently available in Kenya at Orange Telkom retail shops. The new Samsung B7330 scala which is based on Microsoft Windows Mobile is deemed more of a business phone rather than entertainment considering its amazing compatibility to MS Office documents such as word and spread sheet.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Lilliput Mini USB Display Monitor

Have you ever considered having an extra secondary display monitor for your computer? Costs for acquiring new hardware as well as another monitor to connect an additional display unit has been the major hindrance. You would probably need an extra video card and an additional power supply unit to accomplish this need; however, the Lilliput mini USB monitor will provide you an additional high resolution display with a single USB connection to your computer.

The LG GT540 Optimus Swift now available in Kenya at Safaricom retail shops

The LG GT540 Optimus Swift also known as LG Loop GT540 is one of the most desirable 3G smart phones currently available in Kenya. Safaricom which is Kenya’s biggest mobile service provider has introduced the smart phone at its retail outlets nationwide with expectations to woo more smart phone lovers to its available products. The LG GT540 Optimus Swift has been designed with a variety of exiting and high tech features for the end user.

Orange Telkom Kenya Laptops; Samsung N130 Laptop

Orange Telkom Kenya has introduced one of the cheapest yet feature rich Samsung N130 laptop to its retail outlets across the country. Samsung is a respected brand when it comes to laptops especially durability complemented with an outstanding laptop keyboard and touch pad.  This move is not surprising for mobile service providers in Kenya who have embarked on exploring new revenue generating opportunities after experiencing diminishing returns on voice calls.

Comparison of Mobile Providers Prepaid Broadband Internet Charges in Kenya

The four major mobile service providers in Kenya have different prepaid broadband data rates at different speeds. For subscribers to choose the best data provider, they need to compare the providers data plans considering internet speed an efficiency. Currently, only Safaricom is on 3G network with other providers expected to follow suit within the year.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Safaricom Subscribers can enjoy Dstv Mobile using Nokia 5330 and ZTE F900

Safaricom is now retailing two of the most affordable Dstv mobile DVB-H compatible handsets at their retail stores in Kenya. Customers have the option of choosing between the Nokia 5330 mobile TV edition or ZTE F900 depending on their likes. All of these DVB-H Mobile TV compatible handsets are also data enabled necessary when subscribing to Dstv mobile service.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Mpesa and Western Union International Money Transfer Service

Mpesa mobile money transfer service from Safaricom has partnered with Western Union to offer international money transfer service to Kenyans from over 45 countries. This service is currently available in 45 countries and transactions can be done by visiting a participating Western Union Agent. The most distinct feature from other normal cash to cash transfer services is that the sender specifies the recipient's mobile phone number at the time the funds are sent.

Safaricom Bonga Points Loyalty Program

Bonga Points is a loyalty program unveiled by Safaricom to reward its customers for continued use of their services. This program is available to all Safaricom subscribers both prepaid and post paid. Customers earn Bonga Points as they use Safaricom services i.e. voice calls, data, text messaging and Mpesa mobile money transfer service.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

The Motorola Atrix 4G a Phone or a Laptop?

The design and features of todays mobile phones have become sophisticated to the extend of resembling a laptop computer. Motorola has been a king in mobile telephony for a while and their recent developments have left consumers with mixed sentiments and reactions. Some of the previous intriguing brands from Motorola include Razr and V3 models.

Safaricom Domain Registration and Hosting Service

Safaricom has a domain registration and hosting service which entails offering website facilities like email hosting, domain names and web hosting to individuals, small businesses and corporates. All of these services are combined and grouped into packages designed to meet different needs of customers. In todays world, getting an online signature is important to both individuals and businesses.

Importance of 2 Battery Packs for your Mobile Phone

Mobile phone owners should consider having an additional external battery pack for their devices. Today, there are various accessories that can be used on a mobile phone to make it more efficient than before such as 2 battery packs. It is obvious that continuous use of a mobile handset drains its power until it can no more operate, hence the need for an additional battery.

Protect your Mobile Phone with Leather Cases

Just like any other accessories, leather cases are meant to enhance your mobile phone experience by protecting it from physical damages like scratches. We all have seen leather cases being used to protect various electronic devices such as digital cameras, Ipods and many more, well mobile phones are not an exception.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Unlock your Smart Phone Using the IMEI Number

Purchasing a Smart Phone from a service provider is regarded as the most affordable way of owning a high value handset, however, in most cases you will find that the handset has been locked to a single network. This means that you won’t be able to use it on a different network without unlocking your Smart Phone. Every mobile phone has a unique identification number known as IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity).

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro Launched in Kenya

Sony Ericsson has unveiled Xperia X10 Pro smart phone to the fast growing Kenyan market. Smart phone lovers can now have another option to their smart phone menu since Safaricom which is Kenya’s leading telecommunications provider has added Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Mini Pro to their retail stores countrywide.

Get an Acer Aspire 5736Z notebook from Safaricom Retail shops

It’s been a while since Safaricom entered into notebook retail business in Kenya. As of now, several notebook brands and models are available at their outlets at very competitive prices. Owning a laptop has become one of the basic requirements in Kenya i.e. for business needs, studies or even for playing computer games.

Safaricom Home/Residential/SOHO’s Broadband Fixed Data internet charges

Safaricom residential fixed data plan is mainly focused on home computer owners who want to access internet at their homes at unlimited monthly rates. Safaricom intents to increase its data sales by implementing their residential/SOHO fixed data plan on home computer users. The residential data market has been greatly ignored by leading internet service providers; therefore, Safaricom will stand to gain more by exploring this opportunity.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Enjoy Facebook without internet connection on Yu (Essar) Network

Have you ever wondered whether you can update your facebook status without internet? Well wonder no more, ‘Yu’; one of the telecommunications providers in Kenya has unveiled a facebook service that requires no internet to chart, update your wall or comment on facebook. Facebook is currently the largest social network worldwide and frequently used by friends and relatives to communicate.

Safaricom MicroSim (3FF sim) card for Ipads and Iphones

Sim cards have become a common device in our daily lives. However, some years back, it was very expensive to get a network sim card let alone owning a mobile phone. The most commonly used sim cards are of GSM technology. Recent developments have led to the introduction of MicroSim cards mainly meant for data on GSM devices. Actually as the name suggests, microsim cards are smaller in size almost half the normal GSM sim cards.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Safaricom Introduces Huawei Ideos S7 Tablet

The most desired Huawei S7 Tablet is now retailing at Safaricom retail stores in Kenya. Previously, Safaricom has been selling only laptop computers and mobile phones including other accessories like modems and Bluetooth dongles. The introduction of Huawei S7 Tablets at their retail stores will have a significant boost to their sales considering today’s market trends which is now moving towards touch pads.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Safaricom Business; Cyber café Fixed Data internet charges

Safaricom business fixed data charges for cyber café broadband internet connections now comes with 50% off on all installation charges. There are two connectivity options to consider depending on the nature of your business; wimax connection and fiber optic connection. Cyber café businesses are becoming more popular as many transactions are now available online. Furthermore, recent advancement in the telecommunications sector has significantly lowered internet access rates.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Kopa Credo Advance Airtime Credit service from Airtel

We all have had times when we needed airtime most to make calls but unfortunately failed due to lack of enough funds, Airtel Kenya has launched Kopa credo airtime credit service which allows subscribers to access airtime when they need but don’t have funds to use it and pay later. Unlike other networks, Airtel allows subscribers to use Kopa credo airtime credit facility to make calls within and outside Airtel’s network.

Unlocked Broadband Modem APN Settings

Do you have an unlocked broadband modem? If yes, then you have once desired to enjoy cheap and efficient internet browsing on your computer. Top telecommunications companies in Kenya namely Safaricom, Airtel, Orange and Yu have different APN settings used on their modems.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Safaricom Unveils Kabambe Huawei U3100 cheapest 3G Phone

Safaricom has finally introduced the most affordable 3G mobile phone from Huawei into the Kenyan market. The new Kabambe Huawei U3100 3G mobile handset is currently the most cheapest 3G enabled handset to be introduced in Safaricom’s retail stores. This development will enable Safaricom subscribers to enjoy faster internet browsing speed on its 3G network using an affordable Huawei U3100 3G mobile phone.

Wezesha Program of Subsidized Laptops for Kenyan University Students

The wezesha subsidized laptops for Kenyan students is a joint initiative between Kenya ICT Board and Kenya's Ministry of Information and Communications to enable Kenyan university students own laptop computers at affordable prices. Over 15,667 Kenyan university students are expected to benefit from the wezesha program. Owning a laptop computer is very expensive to Kenyan university students hence the need for reduced prices particularly to students.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Safaricom Broadband Data Bundle Subscription Prices

Safaricom has reduced its data bundle prices by more than half in a bid to level up with rates charged by other mobile service providers. As of now, Safaricom has the fastest browsing speed courtesy of 3G network yet they have the most expensive data rate plans in the sector. Additional new services by Safaricom include buying of data bundles online. The new data bundle tariffs from Safaricom have been classified into two categories; prepaid and post paid data bundle plans.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

KCB and Safaricom partners to offer Loans to Mpesa agents

Safaricom and Kenya commercial bank have signed an agreement that will enable Mpesa agents get loans from KCB. Mpesa is a mobile money transfer service owned by Safaricom and operated by Mpesa agents who allow Mpesa account holders to withdraw and deposit money in their accounts. Through the agreement, Mpesa agents will be able to get bank loans from KCB necessary to expand the capacity of their businesses.

Safaricom and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) offers Laptops on loan through Laptops for all Initiative

Kenya commercial bank and Safaricom have partnered to offer Laptop computers on loan payable on monthly installments. Through the laptops for all initiative by KCB and Safaricom, you can own one of your dream laptop computers at affordable monthly installments plans. You can now pay as little as Kshs.2735 per month for a period of 12 months and own a desirable laptop computer.

Kenya Commercial Bank Unveils KCB Connect Mobile Banking Service

Kenya commercial bank has unveiled a mobile banking service that will allow account holders make cash transactions using their mobile phones. KCB connect mobile banking service is enhanced by Mpesa from Safaricom where customers can withdraw cash from their bank accounts using a mobile phone. To access KCB connect mobile banking service menu, just dial *522# o your mobile phone.

Pesa Pap from Family Bank joins Mpesa Service to offer Mobile Banking

Mobile phone banking service is one of the fastest growing innovations in the banking sector. Pesa Pap, allows customers to make cash transactions on their bank accounts by just using a mobile phone equipped with money transfer services like Mpesa. The most used mobile money transfer service is Mpesa an innovation from Safaricom; a leading telecommunications service provider in the country.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Mobile Phone Number Portability Procedure in Kenya

Mobile phone number portability refers to the process of switching from your current network provider to a different service provider without changing your phone number. Kenyan mobile phone subscribers now have an opportunity to change from their current mobile service providers to a different one while retaining their current mobile phone numbers after the launch of mobile number portability service in the country.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Watch Television Channels on your Computer using a TV tuner Card

The ability of a computer can not be under estimated as various hardware accessories continue to be developed to enhance newer functionalities. Today, whether digital or analog, television channels can be watched directly using your personal computer. TV tuner cards give computers the ability to receive free to air television signals.

Samsung Unveils a Transparent lcd Panel

In addition to Samsung’s current products is a transparent 22 inch LCD panel that allows viewers to see through a television like in sci-fi movies. Samsung has become the first manufacturer to produce transparent monitors and believes that the new product will catch the attention of many consumers.

How to Activate and Subscribe to Dstv Mobile on your Handset

DVB-H enabled mobile phones can be used to watch live television broadcast on your handset. Dstv mobile has partnered with mobile service providers to enable subscribers enjoy mobile television on their handsets. It is very easy to activate and subscribe to this service by following these simple steps.  

Yu Dstv mobile service and channels

Yu mobile subscribers with DVB-H enabled handsets can enjoy live broadcast of television channels from Dstv mobile. Mobile phone owners can now choose to subscribe to Dstv mobile service and watch their favorite television programs from any location covered by the service. DVB-H is one of the most recent technology developments in the mobile phones sector. However most countries are yet to be covered by this service and for those which are covered, a mobile handset is no longer just a phone but a television.