Is T-Kash by Telkom better than M-Pesa or Airtel money ? Find out

Telkom has today launched T-kash, a simple, mobile money platform on which subscribers use a one-time eight-digit code to withdraw cash from an agent or ATM as well as to buy goods and services.

The platform is set to rival Airtel money and M-Pesa, but is it better than the two? here are its top ten features, compare with the other mobile money service platform and lets know your thoughts in the comment section.

Here are ten attractive features of the platform.

  1. Subscribers will not use an Agent number or a Till number to carry out any transaction or buy goods and services. They will use a one-time eight-digit code to withdraw cash from an agent or ATM as well as to buy goods and services.

  2. The  The T-kash code will be valid for10 minutes, and its generated free-of-charge upon initiating the withdrawal transaction, which is presented to any agent in exchange for cash, or keyed into the ATM.

  1. Upon registration at an authorised agent, you can be able to access the T-Kash menu through a USSD code or the SIM tool kit.

  1. It has a favourite five feature which allows subscribers to save up to five contacts of individuals, billers and bank accounts that they frequently transact with, within the platform.

  1. Subscribers can invite other Telkom subscribers to sign up.

  1. Besides buying airtime and Internet bundles, subscribers can transfer money to bank accounts and between T-kash wallets.

  1. Has an in-built security features that allow subscribers sending money to verify the recipient’s details before inputting the pin to avoid erroneous transactions.

  1. Agents can perform deposit reversals within 10 minutes of the transaction. Using the T-kash code significantly reduces chances for erroneous transaction such as sending money to wrong tills, when carrying out a purchase.

  1. Subscribers are able to confirm the cost of transaction before inputting their PIN.

  1. Subscribers do receive  a 25 per cent bonus upon purchase of airtime on the platform

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