How to buy Safaricom, Telkom Kenya, and Airtel Airtime using MPESA

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Mpesa is a money transfer service that boasts as a leading mobile payments and transactions solution in East Africa. With Safaricom holding an upper hand on the service, you can perform various transaction types, but one of the best modes is buying airtime with ease.

Initially, Airtel was one of the first telcos to share a custom business number for Airtime purchases on Mpesa. Now, you can use Mpesa to buy Telkom, Airtel, and Safaricom airtime on top of attracting zero fees for transactions below Kshs 100.

Well, to buy airtime using Mpesa for Safaricom, Airtel, and other telcos, all you need to do is memorialize the business number 309028 that you enter as a bill number to purchase airtime.

Buying Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya Airtime

  • Open the mySafaricom app
  • Choose Lipa Na M-PESA
  • Select Pay Bill
  • Enter the Business Number 309028
  • Enter your Phone number “Safaricom, Airtel or Telkom number”
  • Choose amount to Pay
  • Approve airtime purchase with your Account PIN code
  • Done: Your airtime will be credited
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