Now you can buy ZESA, pay DSTV directly from Ecocash

Now you can buy ZESA, pay DSTV directly from Ecocash

Buy ZESA using Ecocash

Econet have finally won yet another battle as you can now buy your ZESA pre-paid token directly from the Ecocash menu. This comes after just way too long a time. It really has been a frustrating wait for both Econet and ZESA customers. The ZESA-Ecocash partnership will also benefit Powertel, the telecoms subsidiary of ZESA Holdings.

how to buy ZESA using Ecocash

There are two methods to buy ZESA here

Method 1: Using the *151# USSD

  1. Dial *151#
  2. Select option 2: “Make Payment”
  3. Choose “Pay ZESA”
  4. Select “Buy Token”
  5. Enter “Amount”
  6. Enter “Meter Number”
  7. Confirm and Get Your Token

Method 2: Using the Ecocash Android app or iOS app

You can also use the Ecocash Data app. To use the app, you need to have mobile data turned on. The steps are simpler than using the USSD code.

Steps:

  1. Open the app
  2. Select “Make Payments”
  3. Select “Bill”
  4. Choose “ZESA”
  5. Follow the rest of the prompts and you are good to go
ecocash
Ecocash app

Pay DSTV

In addition to the Buy ZESA option, Econet have also added a DSTV payment option to the mobile money platform menu. This is a smart move in sight of the current cash crisis. Agents around just never seem to have any cash these days, if you know what I mean.

How to pay DSTV

Method 1: *151# USSD

To pay for your DSTV, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Dial *151#
  2. Select option 2 “Make Payment”
  3. Select option 6 Pay DSTV”
  4. “Enter Amount”
  5. Enter your DSTV Account Number”
  6. Choose DSTV Boquet”
  7. Enter your DSTV Package”
  8. Enter Number of Months Paid for
  9. Confirm Payment 
  10. Wait for confirmation

Method 2: Android or iOS Data app

Similar to buying ZESA prepaid electricity described above:

  1. Open the app
  2. Select “Make Payments”
  3. Select “Bill”
  4. Choose “DSTV”
  5. Follow the rest of the prompts and you are good to go

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