You just dial *180# on your phone and choose Emergency Top UP. Then you can choose the minimum amount of R10. The service only cost R1.00 for usage. Please note that the service does not come with bonus airtime.
Emergency Telkom Top Up Deductions
When you opt to use the service and get the airtime on credit, when you recharge the amount will be deducted from the recharge amount you made, plus the R1 service cost. If you recharge with an amount less than what you used, the recharge amount will be deducted till your full credit is settled.
Requesting Telkom Emergency Top Up
The good thing about Telkom Emergency Top Up is that it has no limits as to the number of times you can use the service.
Another advantage of this service is that you can request a top up and send airtime to another Telkom customer. It’s easy to transfer. Input *111# on your mobile phone and scroll down for option to transfer the airtime.
If you can’t access *180# from on your phone, you can dial 180 for the call center.