Poa internet is one of the fastest growing fixed internet providers in the country, competing with the likes of Safaricom Home, Zuku fibre and JTL’S faiba.
Having started it’s operations since 2017, POA comes fourth after JTL according to the Fourth quarter Sector Statistics Report for the financial year 2019/2020(April-June). Safaricom leads with 207, 398 subscribers, followed by Zuku with 201,605 then JTL with 118,493 subscribers making a 19.1% market share. POA comes forth with 54,831 subscribers commanding a 8.8 % market share.
Considering that this is quite a new entrant and the limited areas it operates, it means that POA internet is getting a good node from internet users.
Unlike the Telco Giants, POA decided to use a different business model, and ventured where no other could have imagined of. POA started it’s services in Kibera and Kawangware, places no other Telco could think of starting their venture.
As compared to other internet provider POA has a number of advantages which include:
- Highly affordable price. POA offers a single internet package of upto 4 Mbps for just Ksh.1,500 per month. Zuku’s cheapest package is 10 Mbps for Ksh.2499, while Safaricom’s cheapest plan is 5 Mbps for Ksh.2900.
- POA internet has no hidden charges or extra payments. All you need is a one off installation fee of Ksh.7,000 and thereafter monthly payment of Ksh.1,500 per month.
- Get free WiFi access in any of the over 13,000 uko POA public Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Poa internet Network Coverageverage.POA internet currently boast itself of a large Wi-Fi network and provides home broadband connectivity as well as street WiFi in it’s network area.Their services are currently concentrated within Nairobi and Kiambu Counties. If you live in the listed areas you can get connected to POA internet:
- Kiambu town
- Lucky Sumer,
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How to get POA internet.There are a number of ways you can get connected to POA internet.You can get assistance from any of their agents who can be easily spotted wearing their purple t-shirts or reflector jackets.Alternatively you can visit their website https://poa.co.ke/ and choose any of the two options given to get connected.If you live in Jamhuri, Kaberia, Kibera, Kahawangware or Kiambu, choose the first option by clicking the first purple icon ‘give me POA internet’. The link will take you to their WhatsApp account where you can get further assistance.If you don’t come from any of the above areas, click the second purple icon ‘I want poa’. Fill in the given form with relevant details including your county, constituency, Name, gender, age, marital status, income bracket number of people in your household and the current internet provider.After completing the registration process, a team from POA will visit your area to check for coverage and signal strength. If you’re not in a place to get connected, your money will be refunded in full within the next 48 hours.
How to make payments.POA does not accept cash payments, and all their payments are made using M-Pesa till number.
- Go to M-Pesa on your SIM toolkit.
- Select Lipa na M-Pesa then Buy Goods and services.
- Enter the Till number 311554.
- Your account will be updated immediately.
After you have successfully paid the installation fee and the team have confirmed you’re in a good spot to receive the signal, they will install an outdoor signal receiver and a WiFi router which can connect upto 5 users at ago.
POA internet contacts:Website: https://poa.co.ke/WhatsApp: +254734762762.