Telkom and KaiOS unveil new feature phones in kenya

Telkom and KaiOS unveil new feature phones in kenya.

The new Kaduda T-smart feature phone is now on the market for sale. This was made possible by the kind courtesy of KaiOS in partnership with Telkom Kenya. Telkom and KaiOS unveil new feature phones in Kenya.

The KaiOS-powered feature phone has a user-friendly interface to enhance user experience. The KSh 3,100 mobile phone device is here to serve the purposes of affordable, reliable and fast data connectivity.

It comes with its default in-built social media apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook,YouTube plus other applications that can be downloaded and installed via the KaiStore. Purchases come with benefits as customers stand the chances of wining data packages for surfing the internet.

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Mr. Steve Okeyo, MD of Telkom Kenya disclosed that, “Entry-level smart-feature devices constitute about 40% of phones sold in Kenya, affirming their acceptance and popularity due to longer-lasting batteries and the ability to pick signal faster in areas that are under-served with regard to connectivity.”

“Less than half of the people in Kenya are going online using their devices and only 20% of them are on social media,” said by Sebastien Codeville, CEO of KaiOS Technologies. “At KaiOS, we are focused on closing the digital divide by providing affordable smart feature phones along with relevant and useful apps and services for first-time internet users. We are excited to launch in Kenya through this partnership with Telkom Kenya, and, in doing so, opening the doors to the internet for millions of Kenyans.”