Telkom marks 3 million subscribers, offers free calls

Local telecommunications company, Telkom Kenya is this weekend offering free calls within its network to celebrate crossing the 3 million subscriber mark.

Between Saturday (July 29, 2017) at 12:00am and Sunday (July 30, 2017), Telkom’s prepaid customers will enjoy free on-net calls. Telkom’s other voice and SMS rates remain unchanged at KSh3 per minute to other networks and SMS at KSh1 on-net and off-net. Subscribers on the Holla bundle will also continue calling for KSh1 per minute to other networks.

Telkom’s CEO, Aldo Mareuse said that the attainment of 3 million subscribers is testimony to the overwhelming customer support since launching the new brand.


“We believe in always moving with our customers. This is why we are celebrating this milestone with them by offering free calls within the network. We thank our customers for the support and renew our commitment to continue delivering unmatched value to our customers,” Mr. Mareuse added.


The free on-net calls offer is the latest in a series of goodies that Telkom is offering on its network. Subscribers with 4G compatible smartphones and SIM cards are currently enjoying 1GB of free data daily to give them an opportunity to experience the fast download and upload speeds. Subscribers are also enjoying free WhatsApp.