Providing mobile services in Kenya means reaching everyone across the board, whether they’re using a smartphone or a feature phone that is where USSD codes come in. Telcos have always used USSD codes to give easy access to their various services and to make it easy for you to enjoy your Telkom Kenya line, here’s a list of all the current USSD codes that you will need:

To check balance*131#
SMS bundles*188#
Mashariki Roaming bundles#123# select 3 then 5
International Bundles*123# select 3 then 3
Data bundles*544#
Home Plan bundles*222#
Facebook Bila Net*32#
Telkom Entertainment*150#
Beat Yangu*811#
Ziada Points*126#
Pasha/Credit transfer*140#
To check mobile number*130#

Holla Bundles  – offer Telkom subscribers a daily bundle that comes with free Telkom-to-Telkom calls, free SMS to any network calls to other networks are charged at Ksh.1.8 per minute and the 50MB data all for Ksh.19 per day.

Mashariki Roaming bundles – offers Telkom subscribers travelling to Uganda, Rwanda or South Sudan roaming bundles to keep them connected at affordable rates.

International bundles – these bundles allow Telkom subscribers to call America, United Kingdom Fixed, India, China and Canada for as low as Ksh.1.99 per minute.

Home Plan bundles – bundles that have been specifically tailored for use with Telkom’s range of routers such as the Telkom 4G CPE router.

Pewa – an advanced airtime service that offers airtime when you run out available to Telkom pre-pay subscribers.

Facebook Bila Net – allows Telkom subscribers to access Facebook without the internet. It’s ideal for feature phone users and customers who travel to low data coverage areas. The service allows you to:

  • Check notifications and the latest status updates
  • Update status on multiple social networks with one single entry
  • Reply to updates
  • Like/Dislike a status
  • Instant Message
  • View/Post/Reply
  • Multi-chat
  • Post to multiple communities at once

Telkom Entertainment –is a premium SMS based content subscription service allowing subscribers to get alerts on various preferred categories such as sports news and jokes at Ksh. 10 per SMS alert.

Beat Yangu – gives you access to Telkom’s ringback tone service that allows you to entertain your callers with a song of your choice.

Ziada points – This is Telkom’s loyalty reward service, you earn redeemable points for using your Telkom line. For every Ksh.1 spent on calls, SMS and data you earn 1 point. Customers can now redeem their Ziada points for; Holla, Data bundles, Airtime and Handsets.

Pasha – This is a service that allows you to transfer and share airtime with friends and family in Kenya.


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