Econet Wireless Zimbabwe will on Thursday launch “Smart US Dollar bundles” that will allow its subscribers to buy airtime, data and SMS products in US dollars.
Fungai Mandiveyi, the company’s Media and Corporate Communications Executive said subscribers will be able to buy the smart bundles in denominations ranging from US$0.50 up to US$10. Said Mandiveyi:
Customers will be able to purchase the bundles via their EcoCash FCA wallet, by buying physical recharge cards from airtime vendors and selected merchants, or by purchasing recharge till slips (vouchers) from Econet shops, OK and TM Pick n Pay supermarkets countrywide.
To recharge the USD airtime, customers simply enter *121#, the recharge key and press dial.
To convert the airtime to Smart USD Bundles, customers just need to dial *143# and they will be presented with the option to convert their airtime to Smart USD bundles.
Here are the steps to convert your USD airtime to bundles;
1. Dial *143#
2. Select option 1 for USD Bundles
3. Select a USD Bundle of your choice
4. Voice, Data, SMS or Combo
5. Select either “Using Airtime”
6. You can either purchase for yourself or for others
7. Confirm Payment
8. Enjoy your bundle