12 October 2017

Kenya: DStv,Telkom Partner to Offer Bundled Internet to Customers

Nairobi — Kenya's leading video entertainment provider, DStv and Kenya's premier telecommunications provider, Telkom, have renewed their partnership to offer Kenyans value on both entertainment and Internet at an affordable cost.

Beginning October 2017, all customers purchasing a full kit DStv HD decoder, at a cost of Sh6,999 will get a free MiFi router pre-loaded with 30GB Data from Telkom and one month viewing on the DStv Compact package in a special promotional offer dubbed DStv Na Net.

"We listen to our customers to understand their changing needs and what matters most to them. We strive to improve our customers' experience in different ways whenever and wherever they engage with us. We understand that Internet has become a basic necessity for doing business and interacting with other people socially. That is why this partnership with Telkom is an important step towards improving our customer experience," says MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director Eric Odipo.

Telkom Kenya's Chief Executive Officer, Aldo Mareuse reiterated Telkom is committed to providing innovative solutions to customers and giving them the best value."This MiFi router,a high speed plug and play mobile data device supports up to 15 users. The free 30GB worth of data gives them the opportunity to experience our data offering as they make an informed long-term choice of Internet service provider based on their experience with our network," says Mareuse.

"Kenya now has over 88% Internet penetration according to the Communications Authority and this offering which brings together the convenience of the Internet and great TV content via DStv, will further simplify the lives of our customers. This partnership without a doubt provides our customers with the solutions they are looking for in modern day living," adds Mareuse.

"For DStv, the move to bundle Internet is aimed at improving our customer experience by offering them more value, and at a price they can afford. As the entertainment industry changes, we continually aim to bring people together around shared passions, and offer them an avenue for them to connect with us in the new realities. The DStv Na Net promotion will give our customers the most affordable content at the most affordable price during the one month free Compact viewing window and a convenient Internet connection for the home at only Sh6,999," says Odipo.

Customers can purchase the DStv HD decoder bundled with the Mifi router at all Multichoice Service Centres at T-Mall, Sarit Centre and Greenspan Malls in Nairobi as well as all leading retail and dealer outlets countrywide.

Telkom customers can also subscribe to a series of competitive existing offers due to their simplicity and affordability. In addition, Telkom customers continue to enjoy Free WhatsApp and 4G for free and free 50MB every day from 6:00 am and 8:00 am courtesy of the Amkia bundle.

The DStv Na Net offer will allow subscribers to view the best family entertainment on DStvCompact including Premier League on SuperSport 11 and La Liga on SuperSport 7, exciting kids channels including DisneyCbeebies, Cartoon Network and Jim Jam, soapies for romance lovers with channels like Telemundo and Eva+, fashion and entertainment news on E! Entertainment, Spice TV and Fashion One, and local shows and movies on, Maisha Magic East and Maisha Magic Bongo.

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