The award-winning provider of mobile billing and messaging solutions, txtNation, has now launched its mobile billing solution using Premium SMS in Kenya, allowing businesses to accept mobile payments in the African country.
Kenya is one of the fastest growing markets in mobile content and mobile commerce activity, with a 97% growth in 2013. With a population of over 40m and a mobile penetration of 78%, this is a strong country to enter. Recent statistics also show that 77% of internet enabled mobile phone users buy products online.
txtNation can now offer mobile billing using Premium SMS across the networks Airtel and Safaricom with customer price points / tariffs available across 30.00 To 50.00 KES. The new shortcode for Kenya has been added to txtNation platform and is live now, complementing the company’s existing African footprint.
txtNation’s Area Manager for Africa, Sampson Enwere said “Africa’s mobile market is the fastest growing in the world and we are delighted to add Kenya to our already strong mobile billing solutions.”