The 5G technology can easily act as an alternative to Home Fibre and Fibre for Business services, targeting customers in places where Safaricom is yet to roll out its fibre network.
The outage, which began at about 12.20 AM PT, according to user complaints, lasted for more than an hour and a half. WhatsApp didn’t share what caused the outage.
Users are unable to send or receive new messages, sign up for WhatsApp, update their profile information or privacy settings, they said. DownDetector, a web service that tracks services performance, said it has received over 80,000 complaints about the glitch from users in a span of an hour.
According to the United Nations, 1.4 billion tons of perishable food is wasted due to inefficiencies found with the food supply chain.
Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) and Visa (NYSE: V), the global leader in digital payments, has introduced the first M-PESA GlobalPay Visa Virtual card. The launch of the new M-PESA Visa virtual card opens global shopping for Kenyan consumers, allowing secure cashless payments at merchant locations in over 200 countries through Visa’s global network.