Do you wish to find out how to buy minutes on Telkom mobile South Africa? Maybe you are a new Telkom customer? Many people have been making the move over the past few years. They are lured by Telkom’s competitive tariffs. The attraction has been such that Telkom is now the third largest network in the country, after overtaking Cell C. If you have just moved to Telkom, you will be wondering how to convert your airtime to minutes;
How to buy voice bundles on Telkom
The following is how to buy Telkom minutes;
- You can buy Telkom FreeMe TopUp minutes by dialing *180#. Follow the instructions that pop up to make your purchase. Note that anybody can buy this bundle, not just people on the FreeMe contract.
- You can also get voice bundles from your nearest Telkom shop.
- It’s also possible to buy minutes using online banking. Most banks in South Africa, including FNB, Standard and Absa offer this facility.
- Telkom voice bundles can also be bought using the online Self Service Portal.
How to Convert Telkom Airtime to Minutes
To convert Telkom airtime into minutes, you need to dial the USSD code *180#. Follow the prompts to turn your airtime into voice bundles.
Why go the minutes option?
In this article, we showed you how to buy Telkom minutes. Bundles or minutes, are a better option for those looking to do a lot of calling.
If you use normal airtime for calling, you will pay dearly for the privilege. It’s way better to buy voice or data bundles. With these, you can call and surf to your heart’s content.
As an example, you can get a FreeMe bundle for R99 and you will get 500 Telkom to Telkom minutes. You will also get 15 minutes to other networks.
That’s a lot. In fact, it’s hard to imagine somebody talking more than 500 minutes, even within the allotted one month period.
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Summary: How to buy minutes on Telkom
In this post, we showed you how to buy voice bundles on Telkom. We noted that this information is relevant to those who have just moved to Telkom from other networks.
We also noted that buying bundles is the way to go since these tend to be cheaper than calling using normal airtime. In fact, you should never use normal airtime to call.
You are better off learning how to buy Telkom minutes. That way, you will always be able to make savings.
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