× Business BUSINESS MOTORING SHIPPING & LOGISTICS DR PESA FINANCIAL STANDARD Digital News Videos Health & Science Lifestyle Opinion Education Columnists Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Fact Check Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×

Telkom mobile money roll-out in 2 weeks

NEWS
By Frankline Sunday | February 15th 2018
Telkom launches a promotion to reward 50 subscribers with a Toyota Belta, each, as part of activities to mark the telco’s target of attaining 4 million subscribers within Q1, 2018. [Photo by Wilberforce Okwiri/Standard]

Telkom Kenya will launch its mobile money service in two weeks once it gets the nod from the financial services regulator.

“We have successfully done trials internally and we expect the Central Bank of Kenya to give us the go-ahead for launch later this month,” said Claire Rutto, the head of legal and regulatory affairs in Nairobi yesterday during the launch of a promotion where customers stand a chance to win a car each day for 50 days with each airtime top up.

The mobile money service will see Telkom join Safaricom and Airtel in piloting mobile money interoperability.

“Since the rebrand, we have seen an 18 per cent surge in numbers,” said the chief marketing officer, Levi Nyakundi. 

Share this story
Scrap ‘failed’ agriculture subsidies, experts tell State
Some of the subsidy programmes are on seeds and fertiliser.
Dog walking becomes the newest hustle in town
Dog walking is now a status symbol. Owning a pet is cool. I nowadays meet lots of Kenyans and foreigners walking their dogs and some running.
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback