0
Wireless

Safaricom considers lowering M-Shwari, Fuliza charges

Tuesday 5 November 2019 | 09:29 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom is considering lowering customer charges for its M-Pesa overdraft facility, Fuliza, and M-Shwari loans, Business Daily reported. The operator is considering new features for M-Pesa platform including insurance and wealth management. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Safaricom wins emergency credit copyright case as judge dismisses suit

Published 19 May 2020 10:22 CET | Kenya
A Kenyan High Court has dismissed a claim by two men against Safaricom for copyright infringement over the Okoa Jahazi service, ...

Safaricom and NCBA offer reprieve to M-Shwari loan customers because of Covid-19

Published 27 Mar 2020 10:55 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom and NCBA (formerly Commercial Bank of Africa) have agreed to defer M-Shwari late payment sanctions by ...

Safaricom undecided on when to launch new savings service Mali

Published 02 Jan 2020 09:35 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom is undecided on when to roll out commercially a new savings service on its M-Pesa platform, which it ...

M-Shwari rewards customers as it marks 7 years of operations

Published 12 Dec 2019 09:56 CET | Kenya
Safaricom's lending service, M-Shwari is this week marking the seventh anniversary of its launch on 27 November 2012 by rewarding ...

Safaricom pilots Mali unit trust investments

Published 05 Dec 2019 09:23 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom has begun enabling customers to invest as little as KES 100 in unit trusts via M-Pesa, reports ...

Safaricom announces 3 SME fibre internet packages

Published 18 Nov 2019 11:30 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced new internet packages for small to medium sized businesses at affordable costs. There are ...

Vodacom's M-Pesa reaches ZAR 41 bln monthly transactions

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:02 CET | South Africa
Vodacom Group says M-Pesa transactions exceeded ZAR 41 billion a month in the six months ended 30 September, ITWeb reported. The ...

Safaricom joins Tent partnership for refugees

Published 07 Nov 2019 13:50 CET | Kenya
Safaricom has joined the Tent Partnership for Refugees (Tent), a global business network that supports the economic integration ...

Vodacom Group, Safaricom mull joint bid of up to USD 1 billion for Ethiopian licence

Published 04 Nov 2019 10:57 CET | Ethiopia
Kenyan operator Safaricom and parent Vodacom Group plan a joint bid for an Ethiopian telecommunications licence that they expect ...

Safaricom says Fuliza borrowing reaches KES 140 billion in 9 months

Published 04 Nov 2019 09:25 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom says subscribers have borrowed KES 140 billion through its overdraft service, Fuliza, in the past nine ...

Safaricom revenues up 5.8% to KES 130 bln in H1

Published 01 Nov 2019 10:14 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom's consolidated revenue increased by 5.8 percent to KES 129.9 billion in the first six months to 30 ...

Safaricom regrets M-Shwari encouraged more borrowing than saving

Published 28 Oct 2019 09:29 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom's interim CEO Michael Joseph has expressed disappointment at the direction some of its mobile credit ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan FCC meeting
28 Jan SK Hynix Q4
28 Jan Telia Lithuania Q4 2021
28 Jan Telia Company Q4 2021
28 Jan Charter Communications Q4
::: More Calendar Items