Equitel susbcribers can now pay for their DStv monthly subscriptions using the new 6800009 Paybill number. DSTV subscribers can either pay through their Equitel mobile number or their Eazzy Banking App from any mobile network.
The Paybill number will make it possible to pay for DStv’s bouquets that include DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access.
Additionally users can pay for their GOtv subscription using the same 6800009 Paybill number. Equitel is aggressively expanding its Eazzy Pay payment platform that allows users to pay for their bills at no extra cost with the addition of Jambo Jet and eCitizen on to their platform.
Latest data from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) show that Equitel processed transactions worth Kshs 251.6 Billion in the second quarter of the 2016-2017 fiscal year, a 15 per cent increase from Kshs 219.6 billion that was transacted in the previous quarter.
Overall Equitel increased its market share in the value of mobile money transactions to 22 per cent up from 20 per cent from the previous quarter.
Equitel additionally increased the number of transactions processed through the platform to 89.6 million up from 63.9 million which is a 40 per cent growth.