Kibo Capital Group Limited has launched a new platform for making purchases of airtime, paying Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) Post Paid bills and buying electricity token easier.
The company says Kenyans can use SMS short code 40512 to purchase airtime for any network in Kenya and also purchase their prepaid electricity token by sending their account number and amounts to the same short code. For example MobileNumber#Amount (2547********#100).
With a mobile phone, you can now purchase airtime for any network be it Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom by sending SMS using short code 40512 for example to buy airtime for your Safaricom line; one just sends the amount to the toll-free short code and wait for prompt to enter PIN; to purchase airtime for Airtel and Telkom, one needs to enter mobile number, followed by hashkey (#), then the amount and wait for prompt for PIN.
The toll-free short code can also be used when you want to purchase prepaid electricity token, all you need to do is sending your account number and amount to 40512. For those on KPLC Post Paid, the Paybill Number to use is 732929, saving time and money and also offering a cheap retrieval of past receipts.
For every transactions one does, the system generates an e-Receipt that has adverts on exciting offers and important information.
Kibo Capital Group Limited MD Jasper Ochieng says that firms can come onboard to advertise to their millions of customers who purchase token, pay for electricity and buy airtimes everyday.
‘When one purchase airtime using this Paybill, they receive a branded electronic receipt that not only shows their transaction details, of course hiding the sensitive parts, but also has adverts on amazing offers. Companies can exploit this innovative e-Receipt and make money’, Mr. Ochieng asserts confidently.
For those on KPLC Post Paid, the Paybill Number to use is 732929, saving time and money and also offering a cheap retrieval of past receipts.
‘It is now easier for one to pay their Post Paid bills and retrieve earlier payments through a statements, saving time and money in the long run’, the Kibo MD says
‘What’s more – we give you an environment friendly e-Receipts that will share with you incredible deals and offers all over the country to help you even save more money as we take care of the only planet we have’, Mr. Ochieng concludes.
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