It will now cost you more to use mobile services on the Safaricom platform. Kenya’s leading Telecommunications Company, in terms of Subscribers, Safaricom has announced that it will revise its mobile tariffs upwards, tonight. Short Message Services, SMS, will go up by 10 cents per an SMS. While, both voice and data costs will be increased by 10 cents each.
Safaricom announces that the decision has been reached after the increased mobile services taxes which were passed in the Finance Act of 2018.
“Therefore, as a result of the increased taxes passed in the Finance Act 2018, we wish to notify our customers that from midnight tonight, the 18th October 2018, our headline price for voice calls and data will increase by 30 cents and SMS by 10 cents,” said the Safaricom CEO, Bob Collymore a statement, today.