8.ta prepaid airtime available through FNB

October 10, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

South Africa’s fourth mobile operator, 8·ta has entered into a collaboration with FNB to allow customers to purchase 8·ta’s prepaid airtime from the bank’s electronic channels including Cellphone Banking, Online Banking and FNB ATMs.

Amith Maharaj, 8.ta Managing Executive

“8·ta continues to source accessible and convenient channels for its prepaid customers. We keep on exploring potential channels to make the buying of airtime easier for our customers,” says 8·ta’s Managing Executive Amith Maharaj

“With this collaboration, our customers can now enjoy the convenience of accessing airtime anywhere and anytime of the day or night from as little as R10 up to R1000 and any flexi amount in-between.” says FNB.

“The three channels also allow customers to buy 8·ta airtime for someone else”.

The recharge is instant and customers still qualify for all 8·ta promotions when purchasing through FNB channels.

To buy 8·ta airtime from Cellphone Banking, customers need to dial *130*321# (where you don’t need airtime to buy airtime) or visit and to buy airtime from Online Banking they simply login at The 8·ta airtime on ATM’s is available to FNB customers as well as non FNB customers.

8·ta has been working hard to advance its distribution channels and currently has over 80,000 point of sales for its products, including its own six flagship stores.

Staff Writer

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