With Kenya moving fast on new IT and mobile phone technological advances, new infrastructure and overall better services, Orange Kenya announced that it was launching a new international promotion in an effort to help users reach family and friends abroad.
“Orange Kenya has launched special international bundles providing voice calls from KES 2 per minute to the US, Canada, China, India and the UK The same rate will also apply to the UK’s fixed network,” the company said on Monday in announcing the new promotion.
To activate the offer, Orange subscribers should top up by at least KES 100 then dial hash 123 hash, select option 3 for offers, then select option 3 again for international bundles. Each bundle has a 30 day validity. The bundles are not renewed automatically.
The offer runs until 15 December and also comes with free access to Wikipedia and Facebook Zero.
Experts say the move should help family members maintain easier and cheaper contact with each other whether they are traveling or living abroad.