How To Borrow Airtime From Telkom

What is Airtime?

Airtime means things like minutes, texts, and data – basically, the stuff you need for your phone to function as a phone.

How To Borrow Airtime From Telkom

How do I get Telkom advance airtime?

contact Telkom Customer Care on 180. emergency airtime? 081 180 for advice.

Which Telkom tariff gives extra airtime?

Telkom More gives you double your airtime value, with every recharge of R5 or more. The extra airtime you get can be used for calls, SMSs, or data,” says Telkom.

However, existing customers can switch to the Telkom Thola More plan by dialing *180# or calling 180 to migrate their plan.

How do I top up airtime on my Telkom contract?

1. Go to the M-Pesa menu

To begin the process, access your M-Pesa menu on your mobile phone. 

2. Select ‘Pay-Bill’

Once you’ve accessed the M-Pesa menu, navigate to the “Pay Bill” option. This feature allows you to make payments to various businesses and services, including Telkom.

3. Enter Account No. TELKXXXXXX

You’ll be required to enter your Telkom account number. This is vital to ensure that your airtime is credited to your Telkom account accurately.

4. Enter the amount of Telkom airtime you need to buy with MPesa

Enter the airtime amount you need. Double-check the amount to ensure it matches your bill, as errors may not be reversible. 

5. Enter your M-Pesa PIN then send

To confirm the payment, you’ll need to enter your M-Pesa PIN, which adds an extra layer of security to your transaction.