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Yu Starts a Price War?

February 15, 2010


Conveniently dubbed “Amua – raha mustarehe”. Yu is positioning itself as the mobile operator of choice of the masses by using Swahili in its adverts – arguably the most widely spoken language in Kenya. The latest offers from Yu: Make yu-yu calls at 1/= from midnight to 8am; 2/= from 8am to 4pm and 3/= […]

Safaricom’s SupaOngea

January 10, 2010


This started off as well intentioned tariff with massive cost-cutting to the mobile customer on the Safaricom netwotk. With promises of changing tariffs every moment of the day depending on how busy the network was. Prices range from 8/= to 0.80/=. There was an outcry that this was a con, and popular opinion remains so. […]