Equitel is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that run on the Airtel Kenya network. The brand is run by Finserve Africa Limited, which is a subsidiary of the Equity Group Holdings.
The operator primarily caters to customers of Equity Bank, allowing them to seamlessly manage their bank accounts and access the typical mobile services of call, SMS and internet.
Some of the bank operations of customers include checking bank balances, money transfer, cash withdrawal at ATM without an ATM card and access to the bank’s EazzyLoan facility.
The network also supports Thin-SIM technology which allows customers without access to multiple or dual sim devices to overlay the Equitel Thin-SIM onto an ordinary SIM card of another network. The subscriber can then switch between the two SIMs to access their services.
Let’s take a quick look at the mobile number prefixes that are assigned to Equitel.
List of Equitel Mobile Number Prefixes
|Prefix||Local Mobile Number||International Mobile Number|
|100||0100 XXXXXX||+254100 XXXXXX|
|763||0763 XXXXXX||+254763 XXXXXX|
|764||0764 XXXXXX||+254764 XXXXXX|
|765||0765 XXXXXX||+254765 XXXXXX|
|766||0766 XXXXXX||+254766 XXXXXX|