airtel Talk Time Advance service is a service that enables customers to request for airtime (credit) in advance without using physical recharge cards to top up their airtime balance. The customer is required to send a request through a zero-rated code *500# which will provide the denomination of airtime available to the requesting customer.
Get airtime, anytime and anywhere with Talk Time Advance service!
Use of service is only by customer’s request. A pre-qualified pre-paid airtel customer simply initiates a request by dialing *500# and his/her line (MSISDN) is given options from which to choose the desired value of airtime which can be used for voice calls (on-net and off-net), SMS and Data.
The borrowed airtime credit is deducted when the customer recharges his/her line. The denominations of airtime available for lending on the airtel Talk Time Advance service are:
In addition, users will be able to borrow denominations they qualify for directly by dialing:
Benefits of Service:
There will be a 10% service charge for any amount borrowed. The 10% service charge is deducted directly from the borrowed credit implying that if a customer borrows N50, he will only get N45.
|Airtime Denomination (N)||Service Charge (N)||Advance Airtime to be given to customers (N)|
Customers can only borrow airtime based on the following factors:
|Advance Airtime Amount||Minimum Age (network)||Minimum Monthly Recharge||Minimum Weighted Monthly Usage for the Subscriber (Naira)|
Repayment of Advance Airtime
Customers of the service will be required to repay the advance credit within a period of 72 hours from when the customer’s line is credited.
airtel will deduct the Advance airtime requested (N50, N100, N200 or N500) from the user’s main account at the time of next recharge or top up whether or not the customer uses the advance airtime borrowed.
The following recharge/ top up methods will be valid for the purpose of repaying the advance airtime