Nokia has partnered Safaricom in the Nunua Apps na Credo billing service that will see Nokia Lumia users on Safaricom network purchase applications using their airtime unlike the usual pay options of credit and debit cards.
However, subscribers will only enjoy the service if their devices are set to the Kenyan region in a project that is set to open a window opportunities for technology developers. The billing service will see local developers enjoy a bigger audience for their products and in the same breath facilitate creativity among them. With the rapidly growing use of different apps on smartphones, the market is sure to thrive.
Once a user clicks on the buy option, Safaricom comes up as one of the payment methods which then have the amount deducted from your airtime if on pre-paid and an add on your bill is operating on post-paid service.