Safaricom's main business is telecommunications. They are the leading mobile phone company in Kenya. Arguably, they have the broadest network coverage in the country. Even in remote areas, the Safaricom signal is very good. Their Internet signal follows their network. This is an advantage because even if you're in the remotest parts of the country, you can access Internet because of their broad strong network all over the country.
Very Fast Internet
Safaricom has a 3G network that boasts of the fastest mobile Internet connectivity. Their mobile Internet speeds range to as fast as 21Mbps. The speed of the Internet depends on the bundles that you buy. On your mobile device, simply dial *544# and the Internet options and products to purchase will be available to you.
The Safaricom Mobile Internet is user friendly. Purchasing bundles and checking on your Internet speed is a smooth process through their user-friendly menus.
Pay at the end of the month
For those who cannot keep up with frequent data purchasing, Safaricom offers their Mobile Internet users the opportunity to pay for their bill at the end of the month. For heavy Internet users, this package may be attractive so as to avoid the hassle of reloading bundles.
Transfer of bundles
Safaricom Mobile Internet also offers a service where one user can transfer their bundles to another's. You can collect Internet bundles from other users who may not use them. Safaricom's premier Mpesa service (mobile money transfer) also allows users to purchase Internet bundles from their cashless account.
Another important thing to notice is that Safaricom rarely has downtime.
Tourists living in first-world countries will find Safaricom's charges to be cheap by comparison. In comparison to other mobile Internet service providers, Safaricom is the more expensive.
Safaricom SIM cards are cheap by all standards and widely available in several parts of the country. You can even purchase one at the airport once you arrive.