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The Safaricom Carrier From Kenya is denoted by codes: 639 01, 639 02. The followings IDs are called HNI (Home network identity). This code is created by the combination of two other Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers stand for the MCC and they are used in order to identify the region which the carried comes from (in the following example it’s Kenya). The last numbers of the HNI code are equal with the MNC and this ID is given for the specific mobile network operator.

Besides Safaricom Kenya has assigned country code + 254. This number + 254 is equal with international calling code and it’s simply the telephone dialing prefixes used for calling Safaricom numbers.
Safaricom uses 2 GSM bands, 1 UMTS bands, 2 and 0 CDMA bands.. You can read the specific frequency bands in the table below. All bands of the Safaricom are display in MHz units.
Another important information in Safaricom Kenya architectures is the standard of used protocols. It also uses 5 protocols such as GSM, UMTS, LTE, CDMA. The ISO standard code of Safaricom is KE. You can see more info about this mobile network operator at http://www.safaricom.co.ke/. How to check Safaricom coverage? How to check if your phone will work in Kenya?

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Name Safaricom
Company Safaricom Limited
Country Kenya flag Kenya
Country ISO KE
Country code + 254
Carrier website http://www.safaricom.co.ke/
Carrier codes
  • 639 01
  • 639 02
Mobile prefix 70x, 71x, 72x
Size of NSN 9
Number format

+254 70x xxx xxx

+254 71x xxx xxx

+254 72x xxx xxx

Coverage map Unknown
Subscribers 33 119 000 (July 2019)
GSM bands
  • 900 (E-GSM)
  • 1800 (DCS)
GSM protocols
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
UMTS bands
  • B1 (2100)
UMTS protocols
  • DC-HSDPA 42.2
  • UTMS
LTE bands
  • B3 (1800+)
  • B20 (800 DD)
LTE protocols
  • LTE
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