yuMobile has today launched a credit facility which gives its active pre-paid subscribers access to emergency airtime when they need it, which they can then pay later.
The new service dubbed Credo4yu gives users up to Kes. 20 of emergency airtime credit if they run out of airtime at any given time and need to make an urgent call.
The service is available to those subscribers who have less than Kes. 2 of airtime left, and have been on the network for at least three months.
Speaking at the launch of the service, Country Manager Madhur Taneja said:
“At yuMobile, we remain committed to ensuring mobile telecommunication remains accessible to more people and will continue making our contribution to the lives of Kenyans by continuously offering services that address the needs of Kenyans. Credo4yu has come about due to consumer demand. Our subscribers have always had the need to keep in touch all the time and this will enable them to get airtime in case of emergencies, which as part of life, tend to arise”.
To access the service, subscribers dial *125# or send a blank SMS to 125 – for Ksh 20 credit or *125*10# or send a blank SMS to 126 – For Ksh 10 credit. Any airtime acquired on credit via credo4yu, will need to be repaid with the next top up before being able to access more airtime on credit. The credo4yu advance airtime can be used for all yuMobile services, including calls to other networks & SMS, subscription to packs, data, as well yu to yu calls and SMS.