Are you looking at how to buy electricity with your Telkom airtime? Is that even possible? We are going to answer those questions in this article. You may have encountered a situation where you need to buy electricity for your home or office but you don’t have ready cash available. Can you convert the airtime that’s in your Telkom phone into airtime? We decided to write this article after noticing that a lot of people were looking for this feature.
Can you buy electricity with Telkom airtime?
Unfortunately, it’s currently not possible for your to buy electricity using Telkom airtime. We reached out to Telkom and that is what they told us. That’s rather unfortunate. It would be convenient to be able to convert Telkom airtime into electricity. Hopefully, someone will come up with a way to make this possible soon.
Other options for buying electricity
The good news is that there are many options for buying electricity in South Africa;
- You can buy electricity online. Platforms such as Powertime allow you to use your EFT or credit card to buy electricity.
- Another alternative is to buy electricity through online banking. Most banks have this options.
- You can also buy prepaid electricity in South Africa using cellphone banking. To do this, you need to have signed up for cellphone banking. You can then use a USSD code on your phone to buy electricity. As an example, you can buy electricity from Absa by dialing *120*2272#.
Meanwhile, here is how to buy Telkom airtime using your bank card.
This article was dedicated showing you how to buy electricity with Telkom airtime. We noted that it’s currently not possible to do this.
Fortunately, there are a lot of other options for buying electricity in South Africa. Perhaps the best option involves using Cellphone Banking.
All banks in South Africa offer Cellphone banking. This gives you the ability to carry out a wide range of transactions, including buying airtime, data and electricity.
To learn more, go to our South African Banking Discussions Forum. Let others help you out. You can also post your comment below.