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M-Shwari lock savings account review

Review of M-Shwari lock savings account

Safaricom, being the biggest telecommunication company in East and central Africa has changed the way business is conducted in these economies. The company came up with a revolutionary mobile money transfer system and named it M-PESA. This enabled Safaricom’s customers to send and receive money to any part of the country through the use of mobile phones. All one needed to have is his or her national identification card of an original passport for registration. Other than sending and/or receiving cash, M-PESA allows customers to pay utility bills, buy goods and services and transfer money from your bank account to your mobile phone and vice versa.

With over twenty-four million registered users who find it more convenient to use their mobile phones than going to the banks, M-PESA has now established itself a major player in the banking sector. Banks had to adjust to stay afloat in the market. Continue reading M-Shwari lock savings account review

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How to sambaza safaricom airtime

Here is how to sambaza Safaricom Airtime

Sambaza is one of the most prominent services that Safaricom offers. It is a platform used to share airtime with both Pre-pay and Postpay customers. When using Sambaza airtime services, Kshs 5 is the least amount you can send whereas Kshs 10,000 is the maximum you can sambaza

There are different ways subscribers can use this service. You can Sambaza through SMS, USSD or directly from your phone.

  1. SMS

Step one;

Go to the Message menu and create a new SMS message and enter the amount you want to sambaza then immediately after inputs the (#) subsequently enter the cell number you want to top up. For example, 50#0727780236.

Step two:

Confirm if this is the amount and the cell phone you want to Sambaza airtime to.

Step three;

Send this message to 140

Step four;

Wait for a confirmation SMS.

Step five.

Upon a successful Sambaza, you and the recipient of the Airtime will both receive an SMS confirming the successful top up. Continue reading How to sambaza safaricom airtime

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How To Sambaza Safaricom Internet Bundles

Tutorial on how to sambaza Safaricom internet bundles

Internet access has a direct impact to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of any economy as World Bank statistics show that for every 10% growth in broadband access there is a 1.4% growth in GDP.  As the access to internet grows, so does the demand for more services that require internet connectivity.

As African economies are growing, the more things are done online, from shopping to communication, learning to entertainment thus making internet access a vital pillar in economic growth. Some African countries and Kenya, in particular, have in the recent past grown the internet sector with speeds even faster than first world countries.

Access in Kenya is mostly through mobile phones with more and more young people purchasing mobile devices. With this growth comes a competition of mobile service operators to win over customers. Safaricom, the biggest mobile operator in Kenya in terms of subscribers has cut a niche for itself with unique products and services. The company offers the fastest internet connectivity services as it prides itself with 4G/ LTE connectivity in major towns across the country. It is the first country in East Africa to roll out 3G internet technology so almost all of the country is covered. Continue reading How To Sambaza Safaricom Internet Bundles

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Safaricom big box review

Review of the Safaricom Big Box

Kenya is a member state of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) which is an intergovernmental public-private organization that works to improve telecommunication infrastructure in the developing world and also coordinates the use of radio spectrum.

The Kenyan government signed the ITU Geneva 2006 (GE06) Agreement in which it agreed to an analog switch-off date of June 2015.  The switch to digital transmission was meant to benefit every stakeholder including consumers as it provides much better quality services like the better picture and sound quality with less interference, more choice of content as digital signals use much less bandwidth and so much more channels can be viewed.

With this digital migration came the need to purchase set-top boxes that received and transmit digital content so there was an influx of set-top boxes in the Kenyan market. Most of them were free to air while a few offered pay-tv services to consumers. With such high demands came cheap set-top boxes that were not really of good quality. Continue reading Safaricom big box review

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How to Activate Safaricom free bundles

Here’s how to activate Safaricom free bundles

There are several ways on how to activate Safaricom free bundles but for this post, we are going to look at two of the main methods.

Being a blaze member

activate safaricom free bundles Blaze by Safaricom is a product that was introduced a while ago by the telephone service provider.

This product mainly targets young people mostly those that are in colleges and universities.

It involves having to download the MySafaricom App on the Google plays tore or ios apple store.

Once you have downloaded this app (which is only 8m

b by the way) you have to open the app, follow the prompts and then the blaze menu will appear

Then after this, you will have to shake your phone and the offer will be available


Tap on the ignite and accept and you will receive 100mb on your phone

how to activate safaricom free budnles

Now this will happen for all the months that you will be a subscriber of the blaze offer.

Purchasing a new phone

The other way on how to activate Safaricom free bundles is by purchasing a brand new phone from the Safaricom shops that are available countrywide.

Different kinds of phones have different amounts of bundles that can be redeemed after you have purchased them.

For example, a low-end phone like the neon kicka might have something like 100mb of free bundles to activate and redeem.

While a high-end phone like the Samsung galaxy note might have like the 8gb worth of free Safaricom bundles to activate.

Now after you have purchased this brand new phone you have to text the IMEI number of the phone to 440

You will get a message telling you that you have successfully activated your free Safaricom bundles.

So there you go, those are the two ways for you to be able to activate your free Safaricom bundles.

Just in case you are unable to get your free Safaricom bundles in any of these two ways even after you fulfilled the above then you will have to call the customer care number, which is, 100 to get assisted.

Though it is always engaged during the day, you can try during late at night and get your freebundles activated by Safaricom.