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Airtel customers to buy bundles using Airtel money

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Airtel Kenya has announced a new service that will enable prepaid customers to purchase various Airtel bundles and pay from their Airtel Money account.

The new service will enable Airtel Money registered prepaid customers to buy various GSM bundles and pay directly from their Airtel Money wallet as opposed to their Airtime account. The bundles to be purchased through this channel include internet, SMS, Tosha, Data and prepaid international packs.

Customers will dial the normal short codes to buy bundles (e.g.  *767# for Tosha and *544# for Data).After dialing the short code customers will first select their preferred payment option (Either Airtime Account or Airtel Money Account) and proceed to pick the bundles of their choice. If they select the Airtel Money Account, a debit will be made directly from the customers Airtel Money wallet.

While announcing the new service, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi said that Airtel is delighted to unveil this new service that offers Airtel Money users a simple process to purchase bundles through Airtel Money in simple and very easy steps. He explained that the new innovative service offers more freedom and convenience for customers using Airtel Money wherever they are on the Airtel network in Kenya.

This new addition to Airtel money increases the convenient services on Airtel money which are online payments, online banking, and utility bill payments for electricity, DSTV, ZUKU, and water. Airtel Money also allow customers to withdraw money in all VISA and Kenswitch enabled ATMs countrywide and also pay for goods at VISA merchants.  The services are available in over 10, 000 agents countywide and the number is expected to grow. The agencies include banks, bank agents, supermarket chains, Posta outlets and Total Service stations.

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