•They however said that the transaction charges for Airtel money services will remain the same.
•The further thanked their customers boasting that they are still the most affordable network.
Airtel Kenya has announced a reduction of its excise duty rates from 20 percent to 15 percent in their telecommunication services.
In a statement on Tuesday, the decrease comes after the management decided to revise their rates that will be effective from August 1.
"Airtel Kenya has revised its voice, data, and SMS service rates to reflect the decrease in the excise duty from 20 per cent to 15 per cent, effective August 1 2023," they said.
They however said that the transaction charges for Airtel money services will remain the same.
The company said details on the pricing products and services are available on www.airtelkenya.com as well as at any Airtel Kenya shop.
The further thanked their customers boasting that they are still the most affordable network.
"Thank you for your continued support. Airtel continues to be the most affordable network on voice, data, SMS and Airtel money," they said.
Airtel Kenya in June announced plans to expand its network coverage to meet the growing demand for data services in the country.
The telco joined Safaricom among network providers that have launched 5G in the country.
The Managing Director Ashish Malhotra said currently the telco has over 370 active 5G sites strategically positioned in 16 counties and 180 wards nationwide.
“Today we introduce our 5G network, a state-of-the-art infrastructure that provides data speeds up to 10 times faster than 4G, incredibly low latency, and the ability to seamlessly connect billions of devices,” Malhotra said.