Mobile phone penetration in Kenya is at an impressive 88.1% with 37.8 million subscribers and counting. Demand for mobile airtime for data, voice or text is at an all time high.
Telco’s are now tasked with ensuring this surge in demand is me
One of the ways Airtel Kenya has undertaken this task is to make airtime purchase available using Pesapal. Subscribers can use Airtel Money top up or Mpesa Pay Bill number 220220.
Post-paid subscribers can also use the account number AIRPXXXXXXXX (where XXX is the subscriber’s post-paid phone number)
Airtel Money Option
The Reference for payments made by post-paid subscribers through Airtel Money is AIRPXXXXXXXX (where XXX is the subscriber’s post-paid phone number)
Online airtime purchase is also available via the PesaPal enabled portal http://www.airtelairtime.com/ where you can use a variety of payment options including Visa, PesaPal e-wallet and M-PESA to purchase your airtime. Post paid subscribers can also use this portal to pay to settle their Post Paid bills.
The platform has also made is easier to buy airtime for more than one number simultaneously. All subscribers need to do is fill in the number and their respective airtime amounts and complete the checkout process to complete the purchase. There is also an option to import all this data from an excel sheet making it a dream come true for many accountants.
This function is especially useful for businesses that may need to purchase airtime for various employees and is one of the ways PesaPal has made it easier for corporates to do business.
Visit http://www.airtelairtime.com/ for more information.