Equitel users can check the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results with a new number. To get KCPE results, Equitel users should send an SMS with the candidate’s Index Number to 20076. Each SMS is charged at Kshs 25.
Other services now available include a handset device partnership and a new music download service called Bonyeza.
Equitel has introduced two new handset device brands to the market dubbed Kasmarta and Smarta plus from Itel. The Kasmarta device is a simple feature phone with a retail price of Kshs 1,499 whereas Smarta plus is a smart phone which retails at Kshs 6,999. Customers interested in buying the phones can visit any Equity Bank branch and purchase their phone of choice either at full price or have the option of paying in small installments via Simu Loan. Kasmarta is available via Simu loan at Ksh 299 per month, while Smarta plus is priced at Kshs 1,399 per month.
In addition, Equitel has rolled out a music download service called Bonyeza, enabling all Equitel users to download their favorite songs on their phone by dialing *699#. The service will be available for a premium rate of Kshs 10 per download.
Equitel customers can still verify or check the validity of their driving licenses by sending an SMS with the word DL followed by a space, then their ID Number to 22846 and 22847 or check their KPLC bill by sending their KPLC account number via SMS to 95551, for postpaid customers.