Safaricom has added itel A24, TECNO Spark 7 and TECNO CAMON 17 beneath the Lipa Mdogo Mdogo financing plan.
It would give Kenyans entry to additional 4G devices below, in keeping with partnerships with Google and Transsion, the companies that assist TECNO, Infinix and itel. pay barely plan.
Devices might be purchased at any Safaricom Retailer and reseller with a deposit of KES 500, KES 3,000 and KES 5,000 respectively, with the stability paid in versatile daily, weekly or month-to-month installments.
“Lipa Mdogo Mdogo observed over 500,000 Kenyans upgrading from 2G devices to high-quality, fairly priced 4G smartphones. By the use of this partnership, we objective to meet the assorted desires of our purchasers by rising the number of accessible devices beneath our world’s first gadget financing initiative,” acknowledged Peter Ndegwa, Safaricom CEO.
“This enterprise aligns with our goal of Transsion in rising markets. We’re key stakeholders in digital transformation and proceed to ship new strategies to transform lives and assure smartphone penetration all through the nation by means of inclusion all through all shopper spectrums. We wish Kenyans to have the flexibility to entry the Net by means of high-quality devices that meet their evolving desires and expectations,” acknowledged Ray Fang, Nation Supervisor for Transsion Kenya.
“Android’s goal has always been to democratize entry by giving all people the ability of computing. Utilizing Lipa Mdogo Mdogo since its 2020 launch is proof that affordability continues to be a major barrier to entry into the digital world. We’re excited to broaden our partnership to help additional Safaricom clients reap the advantages of the alternate options that exist on-line.” Mariam Abdullahi – Director, Android and Play Africa Platform Partnerships.
Lipa Mdogo Mdogo is powered by Android, the Google working system for Net-enabled devices. All 4G devices offered are equipped with the Google Apps suite, designed to supply clients with a tremendous smartphone experience, with 1 GB of free data at time of purchase and 50 MB over 24 hours when paying in installments.
To purchase a instrument, purchasers can go to the Safaricom Retailer or reseller or title *544# and select Chance 8 – Lipa Mdogo Mdogo.
As part of its initiative to bridge the digital divide, Safaricom is partnering with strategic companions to broaden the fluctuate of devices accessible to purchasers. This accommodates companions like M-KOPA, a linked asset finance platform that has raised over half 1,000,000 people. 4G It primarily provides handsets to purchasers who’re new to smartphones in Kenya.