This is a simple guide on how to buy Airtel airtime /credit from Mpesa in Kenya as of 2018. Airtel is one of the leading telecommunications companies in Kenya which was formed way back in 2000. The telco has seen numerous changes in terms of branding since it’s launch in a bid to gain more customers. For instance, In 2000 it was called Kencell, rebranded to Zain in 2008 and finally settled for Airtel in 2010. All these years, affordable call rates and data bundles have been key to its growth in Kenya.
Considering how sometimes it can become hectic getting Airtel airtime in Kenya, we have done a simple guide on how to buy Airtel airtime from Mpesa. This will help you to stay online and enjoy their affordable call rates which are currently the best in the country.
1. Go to your Mpesa Menu
2. Select Lipa Na Mpesa
3. Select PayBill
4. Enter 220220 as the business number
5.Enter Account Number AIRTXXXXXX (Where XXXXXX is your Airtel Mobile number)
6. Enter the amount of airtime you want to buy.
7.Enter your Mpesa pin and press OK
8. You will receive a top on your Airtel line after some few seconds.
This service is operated by Pesapal hence expect some small PayBill charges.