Kenya power to shut down prepaid system for upgrade
SEE ALSO :Kenya Power kicks off search for CEOThe firm processes up to 200,000 electronic top-up transactions per day, 85 per cent of it via the M-Pesa paybill number 888880. The remaining transactions are handled by third-party vendors such as Dynamo and VendIT. It’s the first time the public will not be able to buy tokens. At the start of the year, an unprecedented system collapse caused by a technical hitch prevented homes and businesses from purchasing electricity token for about two days. The January shutdown was the longest with the public faulting the company for taking so long to address the issue.
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