How do I top up Telkom Kenya Airtime?


Telkom is a leading telecommunication company in Kenya that has thousands of subscribers thanks to its versatile network, its amazing offers and cheap data bundles.

Below are 5 ways you can use to top up airtime to your Telkom line.

  • Online.
  • Via M-pesa
  • Via T-kash.
  • Via Telkom app.
  • Via scratch card.

How to buy Telkom airtime via M-pesa

  1. Go to M-pesa menu.
  2. Select Lipa na M-pesa.
  3. Select Paybill option.
  4. Enter their business no  : 777711
  5. Enter your Telkom number as the account no.
  6. Enter the amount you want to buy airtime for.
  7. Enter your M-pesa pin and click send to complete the transaction.
  8. You will receive an SMS indicating the new balance and when it is due to expire.

If your intention was to buy data bundles, dial *544# and select data bundles.

How to buy Telkom airtime online

telkom online topup
  1. Go to telkomtopup.pesapal.com
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Enter your name and contact phone number.
  4. Select top up type i.e. single number top up or multiple number top up.
  5. Enter the phone number that you are loading airtime to.
  6. Enter the amount of airtime and click proceed.
  7. Enter mode of payment and click complete.

How to buy Telkom airtime via T-Kash

  1. Go to T-Kash menu.
  2. Select buy airtime.
  3. Select which line you are topping up i.e. my phone or other phone.
  4. Enter your T-Kash pin.
  5. Confirm the details to complete the transaction.
  6. You will receive a text message from confirming the top up.

How to buy Telkom airtime via scratch card

  1. Buy a scratch card from any vendor.
  2. Scratch the card to reveal the 12 digit pin.
  3. Dial *130*PIN#
  4. Click OK to load the airtime.
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To check your balance dial *131# or *144#

To recharge your modem or router , Send SMS with *130*PIN# TO 130.

How to buy Telkom airtime via app

Telkom top up
  1. Visit Google play store.
  2. Download and install My Telkom app.
  3. Register and enter the one time pin sent.
  4. Choose and confirm your password.
  5. Click on airtime top up menu.
  6. Choose any of the 5 top up options available on the app to load airtime to your phone.

How do I buy minutes in Telkom Kenya?

  • Dial *544# and selecting either voice bundles, combo bundles or international bundles according to their preferred minutes plan.
  • Download and install the Telkom app then select the Talk/text menu to purchase your minutes bundle.

How much does Telkom charge per min?

Telkom calls to other networks.

This is a bundle plan that allows you to call for 1.50/= per minute to other networks.

Type of BundleMinutes all networksPrice(Ksh)
Daily bundle10 Minutes20
30 days bundle30 minutes50
30 days bundle66 minutes100
45 days bundles333 minutes500

Telkom Mzito combo bundles

The Mzito combo plan enables on to get value for their money as you will get both minutes and data.

Mzito combo bundlesPrice(Ksh)Validity
3 GB+50 minutes500No expiry
10 GB +150  minutes1000No expiry
25 GB +400 minutes200030 days

Telkom Pawa combo bundles

With this bundle plan, you get Free Telkom calls,all networks minutes, all networks SMS and data.

Pawa combo bundlesPrice(Ksh)Validity
20 minutes extra2024 hrs
20 minutes2024 hrs
10 minutes1030 days
50 minutes503 days

Telkom International minutes bundle

International minutes bundlePrice(Ksh)Validity
160 minutes50030 days

How to sambaza Telkom airtime via ussd

  1. Dial *140#
  2. Enter the amount of credit you want to share.
  3. Enter the recipient number.
  4. Click send.
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How to sambaza Telkom airtime via app

  1. Download and install My Telkom app from Google app Store
  2. Tap on the credit transfer menu in the Homepage
  3. Enter the recipient number and the amount you would like to transfer
  4. Tap on confirm to finish the sambaza process

The minimum amount you can sambaza is ksh 10 while the maximum is ksh 3500.

How much is Telkom Kenya data bundles?

If you compare data prices from other networks such as faiba and safaricom ,you will realize that telkom bundles are among the cheapest in the market.

Daily BundlesExpiry PeriodPrice
70 MB1 dayKsh 10.00
200 MB1 dayKsh 20.00
700 MB1 dayKsh 50.00
700 MB + 700 MB Night bundle1 dayKsh 60.00
2 GB  + 2 GB Night bundle1 dayKsh 100.00
5 GB bundles (12 AM-6 AM)6 hoursKsh 50.00
Weekly BundlesExpiry PeriodPrice
350 MB7 daysKsh 49.00
750 MB7 daysKsh 99.00
2.5 GB7 daysKsh 249.00
Monthly BundlesExpiry PeriodPrice
2 GB30 daysKsh 249.00
5 GB30 daysKsh 499.00
12 GB30 daysKsh 999.00
30 GB30 daysKsh 1999.00
50 GB30 daysKsh 2999.00

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