Send an airtime recharge to Ethio Telecom

How to send an airtime recharge to Ethio Telecoms

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Once you have signed up to WorldRemit, sending an airtime recharge from your phone or laptop to a phone on the Ethio Telecom network is simple. Just follow these steps:

  • choose Ethiopia as the country you want to send to,

  • enter the mobile number of your recipient

  • select the amount you want to recharge

  • pay

Both you and your recipient will get notifications by SMS and email when the airtime is sent and received. For more information about Ethio Telecom, or to contact its customer services, click here.

The leading telecoms provider in Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom is an integrated telecoms service provider in Ethiopia, providing mobile phone, fixed line telephone and internet services. It is owned by the Ethiopian government and is a highly effective state enterprise. It’s also the second largest telecom service provider in Africa after MTN Nigeria.

Send money to Ethiopia with WorldRemit

As well as sending airtime recharges to your loved ones in Ethiopia, you can also send money with WorldRemit. You can send bank transfers, money for instant cash pickup and mobile money.

Bank transfers

When you send a bank transfer to Ethiopia, your money will be available to your family and friends within 1-2 working days. You also have a large choice on 12 banks to send to including Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Awash Bank, Dashen Bank and NIB International.

Cash pickup

You can send money for instant cash pickup from every branch of a choice of fourteen banks in Ethiopia. All cash transactions will be converted into Ethiopian birr at their point of collection.

Mobile money

You can send money to any mobile number in Ethiopia that’s registered with CBE Birr – the mobile money services of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE). This will allow your family and friends to receive and use funds in a very convenient way, using just their phone number. Here’s how it works:

  • Your recipient must register their mobile number for CBE Birr services

  • Money is added to CBE Birr account within 1 working day.

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If you haven’t sent money with WorldRemit yet, we have a great offer for you. There’ll be no fees to pay on your first money transfer.

Simply select the country you want to send to get started and use promotion code FREE on the payment page for your limited time fee-free first transfer.

You can send money online from over 50 countries to 150 countries today – all from the comfort of your home, or on the move. 

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