How to buy PHCN prepaid meter token with Mobile Money


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Posted by on Monday September 9, 2013 at 17:54:52:

One of the benefits of using mobile money as I must have already written about is the convenience it offers you in paying for your bills without leaving your home or office. With a mobile money account and sufficient money in our account, you can pay for bills related to Cable tv, GSM as well as electricity services. You should also note that this comes with a convenience fee of about N100 by Quickteller.

Now, with the introduction of prepaid meter billing in our electrical power industry, there is an added burden of having to also buy and load meter tokens which is just like reloading your gsm phone.

This is a report on how to use Stanbic mobile money USSD option to buy PHCN meter tokens with your mobile phone. Your phone needs for be first registered with them for the service and then add some money into your account before trying to pay bills subsequently. It is really convenient.

Things to do first
- Register for mobile money with Stanbic IBTC
- Deposit money into your account

How to buy the PHCN meter tokens
- Dial *909# from your mobile phone
- Go to wallet by replying with 1
- Go to pay bills by replying with 7
- Go to Utility bills by replying with 2
- Go to PHCN by replying with 1
- Go to meter token by replying with 1
- Reply with the amount you want to load
- Enter the Meter number and reply
- Reply with the mobile phone number to receive sms feedback
- Reply with your 4 digit PIN
- Confirm the transaction

Your mobile money account would be debited while a meter token PIN will be sent to your phone by sms.

You can then reload your prepaid PHCN meter by simply inputting the PINs and pressing enter.

Other mobile money services also offer this option since they work in partnership with Quickteller.


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