Hi-speed internet boost for Kenya SMEs
From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SMALL and medium-sized enterprises southwestern Kenya are set to benefit from high-speed internet launched by Safaricom.
Dubbed “fibre for business”, the service has been launched in Kisii town as part of the mobile operator’s ‘Ready Businesses’ initiative.
Safaricom’s Head of Western/Nyanza region, George Ndhiwa said that SMEs are now embracing fibre network because of its benefits.
“Fibre for Business opens doors to a number of benefits to businesses, including full use of cloud solutions. Through fibre, we are offering SMEs tools to access fast, reliable internet that will effectively enhance their business operations.”
The high speed internet is delivered through fibre, which has unlimited bandwidth capabilities and offers the fastest high-speed data connectivity.
In addition to Fibre for Business, other Safaricom propositions targeted at SMEs include Easy50 and Ready Business.
The Easy50 data bundle for SMEs offers up to 50GB of data on Safaricom’s network and can be accessed by up to ten devices, using a wireless router or smartphone as a hotspot for a flat monthly rate of Kshs 6 000 (about $58).
The ‘Ready Business’ platform bundles together various technology and advisory services to empower entrepreneurs tackle challenges of a rapidly changing business landscape.
Kisii becomes the latest town where SMEs will be able to enjoy fast, reliable and affordable connectivity after Eldoret, Kakamega, Kisumu, , Machakos, Malindi, Nakuru, Mombasa, Nairobi and Nanyuki.
– CAJ News
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