Mobile Money is just getting better by the day though the services you can access depend entirely on which network you are. Currently Zain and MTN have this kind of service with UTL and WARID getting ready to get on board anytime soon.
Zain's Zap service the equivalent of MTN Mobile Money for those on MTN Network has added yet another service onto the Zap service which is ''Pay for your DSTV with Zap". In this day and era, Digital TV is the in thing for most homes and the likes of Multichoice know that very well. That is the very reason they have so many packages ranging from $20 per month which is slightly less than Shs. 40,000/-
Should you get disconnected, it is as simple as getting your phone and selecting Zain from your menu, select Zap, then Money followed by Nickname and type DSTV 164. Enter amount in shillings of course not forgetting your password, Type the first ten digits on your smart card under reference, then send.
The Zap service can be used at selected supermarkets, Total petrol stations for fuel, accessing your bank account and now paying for your DSTV subscription. All this is possible for those on former Celtel and now Zain network.
The Zain/Multichoice partnership kicked off in Kenya last year and it is now in Uganda.
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