× 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 subscribers get Standard deal

SCI & TECH
By Peter Theuri | April 10th 2021
Standard Group CEO Orlando Lyomu. [David Gichuru, Standard]

Telkom subscribers will now be able to access the Standard Group’s digital versions of print content via their smartphones at only Sh20 and at a zero-rated data rate.

In a partnership deal signed yesterday, each e-paper of The Standard and The Nairobian will cost Sh20, payable via airtime. Also available are the daily newspaper pullouts that one may opt for at Sh5 each.

The partnership seeks to make content more conveniently and instantly accessible to news consumers, regardless of their physical location.

“We are excited to partner with Telkom to make our e-paper available to readers everywhere,” said Standard Group Chief Executive Orlando Lyomu.

“Readers can now access an array of high quality journalism products from the Standard Group at the click of a button at an affordable price.”

To register for the service, customers will simply need to dial *550# via their Telkom lines, buy their select e-paper by picking a Daily or Weekly option, or the pullout of their choice, proceed to make the purchase and read via a link.

“This partnership allows readers to have a choice; they can select their favourite pullout at a very affordable rate,” Lyomu said.

“It is convenient, offers more options for customers, and is affordable,” he said.

Telkom CEO Mugo Kibati said simplifying people’s news consumption, and at favourable price, resonates with the company’s mission to provide the best value for a simpler life, efficient business and stronger communities.

“This partnership strengthens our proposition as a technology company of the future, one that is integrating technology to simplify content accessibility during this period, and as the country and the world continue to progressively digitise more aspects of every day life,” he said. 

“This is the new normal and we are excited to be part of this universal journey, working with the media industry to help power their digitised content to consumers.”   

Share this story
Kenya Airways resumes international flights
The first international flights will be to London, Dubai, Addis Ababa, Kigali, Dar es Salaam and Lusaka.
Absa Bank net profit for 3 months up 24pc
The performance was mainly driven by growth in interest income, particularly in the small and medium enterprises.
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback