Safaricom, the giant telecom, has announced that it is going to permanently double the speed of fixed internet across the country.
In a statement, the company said that it is going to double the speeds for the same price as the current plans from March 1st, 2021.
The statement read:
“Safaricom PLC has permanently adjusted the bandwidth for its Home Fibre customers, extending the offer given when the Covid-19 pandemic started nearly a year ago.
The decision effectively means that Home Fibre customers will get about double the bandwidth they have paid for, while Diamond Package customers will get more than double the speed at 250%.
Under the adjusted packages, customers on the Gold and Diamond Packages will enjoy Secure Net service in their package. The changes are effective 1st March 2021…”
This now makes Safaricom the leader in fixed internet in the country. In 2019, Safaricom overtook Zuku to become the biggest fixed home internet provider in the country.
The company provides home fibre solutions to homes a venture they begun in 2017 and are currently doing very well.
The first announcement came in during the pandemic when the company supported working from when the country recorded its first case of COVID-19.
The New Safaricom Home Fibre Internet Packages
|Old Speeds||5 Mbps||10 Mbps||20 Mbps||40 Mbps|
|New Speeds||8 Mbps||20 Mbps||40 Mbps||100 Mbps|
|Price||KES. 2,900||KES. 3,999||KES. 5,999||KES. 11,999|
|SecureNet||Must pay extra fee||Must pay extra fee||Included with package||Included with package|
With the double speed, the New Safaricom Home Fibre internet Packages, safaricom is sure to attract more customers.