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Product Overview

We offer airtime distribution services instantly to mobile subscribers with instant notifications on delivery or failure. Using our Airtime APIs attracts discounts on every transaction saving money for you.

Delivery Notifications

We receive and share success or failure notifications for all Airtime requests processed to your application

High Capacity

Our Airtime gateway is built to handle thousands of concurrent requests at any one time

Earn Discounts

Every Airtime transaction attracts a discount that you can use to monetize your API calls

Use cases

Micro-payment solutions

Virtual airtime is one of the most efficient channels for making micro payments to a large group of people in emerging markets. Our platform makes it easy to build a solution like this and earn discounts when doing it.

Incentivising Users

Airtime rewards can be a great incentive for a mobile subscriber to take part in an activity. Use it to drive up survey response rates, run mass-market advertising campaigns or promote content.

Reselling

Our APIs make it easy to build and scale businesses that distribute airtime to the masses. Our pricing structure is also geared towards resellers, with discounts earned for all airtime distributed.

All you need to build

# import package import africastalking
#initialize SDK username = "YOUR_USERNAME"
# Initialize a service e.g. airtime airtime = africastalking.AIRTIME
# Use the service synchronously response = airtime.send([{
phoneNumber: "+2547XXXXXXXX",
amount: "KES 200"

}])

print(response)

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Pricing

Kenya
Basic Plan
KES 0 - 19,999
Plus Plan
KES 20,000 - 99,999
Premium Plan
KES 100,000 - 399,999
Max Plan
KES 400,000+
All Telcos 4% 4% 5% 6%
Basic Plan
UGX 0 - 2,999,999
Plus Plan
UGX 3,000,000 - 14,999,999
Premium Plan
UGX 15,000,000 - 29,999,999
Max Plan
UGX 30,000,000+
MTN 4% 4% 4% 4%
Airtel 4% 4% 4% 4%
Africell 6% 6% 6% 6%
Basic Plan
NGN 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
NGN 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
NGN 500,000 - 999,999
Max Plan
NGN 1,000,000+
Airtel 2% 2% 3% 4%
Glo 3% 4% 4.5% 4.5%
MTN 2% 2% 2% 2%
9Mobile 5% 5% 5% 5%
Basic Plan
TZS 0 - 499,999
Plus Plan
TZS 500,000 - 2,499,999
Max Plans
TZS 2,500,000+
Tigo 2% 2% 2%
Vodacom 2% 2% 2%
Airtel 2% 2% 2%
Zantel 2% 2% 2%
Viettel 2% 2% 2%
TTCL 2% 2% 2%
Basic Plan
ETB 0 -6,999
Plus Plan
ETB 7,000 -32,999
Premium Plan
ETB 33,000 - 133,000
Max Plan
ETB 133,000+
Ethiotel 2% 2% 2% 2%
Basic Plan
MWK 0 - 139,000
Plus Plan
MWK 140,000 - 699,999
Premium Plan
MWK 700,000 -2,499,999
Max Plan
MWK 2,500,000+
All Telcos 1% 1% 1% 1%
Basic Plan
ZMW 0 - 3,499
Plus Plan
ZMW 3,500 - 16,999
Premium Plan
ZMW 17,000 - 67,999
Max Plan
ZMW 68,000+
All Telcos 1% 1% 1% 1%
Basic Plan
ZAR 0 - 3,999
Plus Plan
ZAR 4,000 - 15,999
Premium Plan
ZAR 16,000 - 65,999
Max Plan
ZAR 66,000 +
All Telcos 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
Basic Plan
RWF 0 - 199,999
Plus Plan
RWF 200,000 - 899,999
Premium Plan
RWF 900,000 - 3,999,999
Max Plan
RWF 4,000,000+
All Telcos 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
Basic Plan
CFA 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
CFA 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
CFA 500,000 - 1,999,999
Max Plan
CFA 2,000,000+
All Telcos 1% 1% 1% 1%
Basic Plan
CFA 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
CFA 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
CFA 500,000 - 1,999,999
Max Plan
CFA 2,000,000+
All Telcos 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
Basic Plan
XOF 0 - 99,999
Plus Plan
XOF 100,000 - 499,999
Premium Plan
XOF 500,000 - 2,499,999
Max Plan
XOF 2,500,000+
All Telcos 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
Basic Plan
GHS 0 - 999
Plus Plan
GHS 1,000 - 4,999
Premium Plan
GHS 5,000 - 24,999
Max Plan
GHS 25,000+
All Telcos 1% 1% 1% 1%

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