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Telecel Zimbabwe launches emergency credit facility

Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced an emergency credit facility for active pre-paid customers, allowing you to run out of airtime and still use your phone.


A Telecel spokesperson said the credit facility has come about due to consumer demand. This service falls in line with two new brand anchors providing innovation and value for money to subscribers.

If you are a Telecel subscriber out of airtime, dial *143# to obtain a dollar’s airtime on credit. Once you recharge the dollar a 10c charge is deducted. Intended for emergencies, once users have spent their bottom dollar they cannot receive another dime until they repay their debt. To qualify, the subscriber must have been an active subscriber for at least 90 continuous days.

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Charlie Fripp

Charlie Fripp has been the Consumer Technology editor for IT News Africa since mid-2011. He's primarily tasked with writing news, reviews and features on all things related to consumer technology - be it gadgets or video games. He's also tasked with conducting interviews with senior level executives from Information and Telecommunication companies.

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