Safaricom introduces new services in Kenya

After an increase in local demand for a clearer and cost-effective video communication solution Safaricom has launched its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Video over LTE (ViLTE) service in Kenya. The new service will influence the existing 4G network and its users to receive voice and video calls with no additional extra.

“Today we are proud to introduce the latest calling technology across the country which will enable Kenyans to make video and voice calls over 4G,” said Sylvia Mulinge, chief customer officer at Safaricom.

Bob Collymore, chief executive officer at Safaricom, said, “We increased our sites by 9% year-on-year, and our 3G and 4G coverage to 93% and 57% respectively, and we have plans to accelerate our 4G roll out this coming year to cover every town in the country.”

With the introduction of VoLTE and ViLTE devices in the market, priced at between Kshs 3,999 to Kshs 5,999, under its Neon low cost smartphone brand.

After an increase in local demand for a clearer and cost-effective video communication solution Safaricom has launched its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Video over LTE (ViLTE) service in Kenya. The new service will influence the existing 4G network and its users to receive voice and video calls with no additional extra.

“Today we are proud to introduce the latest calling technology across the country which will enable Kenyans to make video and voice calls over 4G,” said Sylvia Mulinge, chief customer officer at Safaricom.

Bob Collymore, chief executive officer at Safaricom, said, “We increased our sites by 9% year-on-year, and our 3G and 4G coverage to 93% and 57% respectively, and we have plans to accelerate our 4G roll out this coming year to cover every town in the country.”

With the introduction of VoLTE and ViLTE devices in the market, priced at between Kshs 3,999 to Kshs 5,999, under its Neon low cost smartphone brand.