Cheaper monthly data and airtime plans from Safaricom


Cheaper monthly data and airtime plans from Safaricom, Customers will now pay less for the consolidated Go Monthly offering after Safaricom updates its PostPay and All-in-One plans.

The Go Monthly 1K plan will cost Sh1,000, down from Sh1050, the 2K plan will cost Sh2,000, down from Sh2,100, and the 3K plan will cost Sh3,000, down from Sh3,150, under the new proposal.

Additionally, the 5K plan will be Sh5,000, down from Sh5,200, and the 10K plan will be Sh10,000, down from Sh10,430.

The telco has decreased the cost of its monthly plans, rolling back a price increase that was put into effect in July 2021 due to the rise in the excise duty on airtime and telephone services from 15% to 20%.

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According to Peter Ndegwa, CEO of Safaricom PLC, “by combining our monthly plans, we seek to simplify our product offering while enabling our customers to enjoy a digital lifestyle affordably.

Every Go Monthly subscriber will receive 2GB of free monthly YouTube usage, while subscribers to the 5k and 10k plans will receive unlimited data up to a limit of 45GB and 100GB, respectively, after which they will be forced to browse at 3Mbps.

Customers of Go Monthly will be able to make international calls using their minutes to China, India, the USA, and Canada, in addition to all local networks.

Plans will now be updated to have a 30-day validity period, and only data will roll over upon PostPay renewal or purchasing another monthly bundle.

Customers who prefer minutes or internet only can also benefit from the minutes- or data-only Go Monthly plans, respectively, starting at just Sh500 per month.

A device bundling option will also be made available by Safaricom, allowing Go Monthly customers to purchase 4G and 5G smartphones with a monthly payment plan that includes data, voice, and SMS bundles.