Airtel launches SMS service to track user location

An Airtel shop in Nairobi. Airtel Kenya offer has launched a text-based location service enabling customers to locate friends and family using an SMS short code. Photo/File

What you need to know:

  • Airtel is the first mobile operator in the market to launch a locator service that uses landmarks.
  • Customers can access this service by sending a text message with the word ‘find’ followed by the Airtel phone number they would wish to locate to 30100.
  • The unique service will be available to its customers free of charge from now until September 30.

Airtel Kenya offer has launched a text-based location service enabling customers to locate friends and family using an SMS short code.

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