How to Buy Telkom Credit and Internet Using Safaricom

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Telkom has made it easier for its users to top up credit and internet bundles through Safaricom. You can either use Mpesa with your Safaricom line or use *544# using your Telkom line.

Let’s break this down for you. If you wish to use Mpesa, this is how you do it

  • Open your M-Pesa menu
  • Choose the “Pay bill” option
  • Choose “Enter business no” and key in 777711 (Telkom pay bill no)
  • Choose “Enter account no” and key in your Telkom number
  • Key in the amount you wish to top-up
  • Lastly, input your M-Pesa pin and click “OK.”

You will receive a message from Mpesa and Telkom confirming your purchase. 

To use the *544# code, follow the following steps

  • With your Telkom line dial *544#
Telkom Kenya
  • Select “Top-up via M-Pesa” option
  • Enter your number
  • Key in the amount you need
  • Key in your M-Pesa number
  • Key in your M-Pesa pin to complete the transaction

These two processes are definitely a move to entice Telkom users to continue using their services by purchasing credit and internet using Safaricom.


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Anthony Kiratu is the Founder of Finsolutions. He is a financial analyst with over 5 years experience in research, investment advisory, valuation and financial modelling. Anthony is a member of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He is passionate about development of African Capital Markets through training of investors and dissemination of information for sound financial and investment decision making process. He is also a part-time lecturer in the Certified Investment and Financial Analyst course in the subjects of International Finance, Portfolio Management, Equity Investment Analysis, and Fixed Income Securities. Email: Contact: +254 780216631

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