How To Buy Telkom Airtime From M-PESA Without Charges

Telkom Kenya provides solutions in voice, data/connectivity, digital financial services, and network services as well as is a major provider of wholesale carrier-to-carrier traffic, within the country and the region through its powerful fiber optics infrastructure.

Telkom has become a major player in the communication market in Kenya hence the rise in demand for airtime. Scratch cards are still available in local retail shops but the convenience of mobile money has ramped up preference of recharging using your mobile money wallet.

This can be done using their T-Kash service which is integrated within the sim card and offers the same services as M-Pesa such as paying bills or paying for goods and services.

How To Buy Telkom Airtime From M-PESA Without Charges

Telkom offers great deals when it comes to data and calls, often better than other network providers. The process of recharging through T-Kash is as follows;

  1. Go to the Telkom menu on your phone
  2. Tap on Buy Airtime
  3. Choose between the option of buying for your number or buying for another number
  4. Enter the phone number to recharge as the account number
  5. Enter the amount to recharge
  6. Enter your pin and click okay.

When buying through the M-Pesa Pay Bill you take the following steps;

  1. Go to your Safaricom toolkit
  2. Get into the M-pesa Menu.
  3. Select Pay Bill.
  4. Enter Business No. 777711.
  5. Enter Account your Telkom Mobile number.
  6. Enter the Amount.
  7. Enter your M-Pesa PIN then send.

You can also use the USSD code as follows

  1. Dial *544*4*1#
  2. enter the airtime amount you wish to purchase
  3. Enter M-pesa number (your Safaricom phone number)
  4. You will be redirected to a menu where you enter your M-pesa pin and hit send to complete the transaction.