We are very open to competition. It gives riders more choice; the more competition they have in the market, the more affordable the product becomes and the more the service level goes up. It translates to a better experience for riders. That is extremely important for us.
For Nairobi, the minimum fare reverts to the initial Kshs.300, while the cost per kilometre will now be Kshs. 42, from the current Kshs. 35. The base fare and price per kilometre remain at Kshs.100 and ksh.3, respectively.
This was a surprise marketing campaign, not a product launch. This however, seems to have eluded a number of UberCHOPPER enthusiasts. A number of search terms hits on this blog point to a number of people inquiring about the service. And they seem pointed, and specific.