Prepaid electricity offers so many benefits to both landlords as well as tenants. As a tenant, you will have control over your spending, while landlords won’t have to struggle with electricity bills being left unpaid at the end of the month. But the best benefits of all is that you can buy prepaid electricity from your mobile phone or internet banking.
Buying prepaid electricity online is easy, and here’s how you can do it:
Standard Bank Cellphone Banking
Standard Bank allows you to buy prepaid electricity with their mobile app. You can purchase from your mobile phone and simply choose the amount that you want to buy. The funds will be deducted from your bank account and the voucher code will be sent to you immediately. It’s a great way to purchase prepaid electricity and this is only one of the things you can do with their app.
FNB Cellphone Banking
Simply dial *120*321# on your cellphone. Follow the prompts and select/enter option 1 (Prepaid). Choose the electricity option and select the meter number for which you want to buy electricity. If you select New, you will be prompted to enter the meter number). Choose the amount of electricity you would like to buy and confirm your transaction. You will receive an SMS message with your voucher number that you can enter into your prepaid electricity meter.
ABSA Cellphone Banking
ABSA offers clients the ability to purchase prepaid electricity via their cellphone banking service. Simply log onto cellphone banking by dialling *120*2272#, and select the prepaid option from the menu. Now, and start your prepaid electricity purchase. You will be asked how much electricity would love to buy as well as what the meter memories. Your voucher will be sent to you instantly.