The AccessKenya Group has announced a partnership with insurance provider, AON Minet Insurance Limited. The partnership is expected by the data company to boost the uptake of its Access@Home packages. The partnership works in such a way that when you but a data package from AccessKenya, you get an insurance cover automatically.
This is adding value to the products of Access Kenya which with the competition in the data market nheating up as all celullar operators are now major data resellers. For a fee of KSh 4,200, one will receive home internet as well as home insurance worth KSh 500,000. While for KSh 4,700, one will enjoy a home internet package as well as home insurance worth KSh 1 million.
CEO of Access Kenya, Mr Jonathan Somen, is upbeat about the partnership saying that it was necessitated by home owners who were looking for home insurance at a cheaper price. Conventional market rate for a home insurance package of a sum insured of KSh 500,000 is said to come to an average of KSh 6,000 per annum. This AON Minet’s alliance with AccessKenya might be a relief to home owners as they will only be charged an average of KSh 3,000 per year; which is half the amount.
Onliny 6% of the 3000,000 homes which have a demand for internet have been tapped.