How to use the Cell C Airtime Advance


Cell phones are no longer only used for calls or SMSes, but airtime can also be converted into data to be used for online banking or social media. One of the most inconvenient things these days, is running out of airtime or data. In the kind of world we live airtime has become more of a necessity rather than a luxury. As communication methods have changed all over the world, people are relying more on mobile devices to communicate. People are using landline phones less frequently. Smart devices have taken precedence over other forms of communication in many countries worldwide.

In an age when smart phone technology rules the world, having access to airtime and data is a necessity. The changing employment trends also indicate that as more people work virtually, the internet is being used much more for work purposes. This requires consistent access to enough airtime and data.

As demand changes, consumers need more convenient ways to access products and services offered by cellphone companies.

As one of the leading cell phone companies in South Africa, Cell C strives to provide its clients with innovative solutions for all their mobile needs.

More about Cell C Airtime Advance:

Cell C Airtime Advance allows subscribers to access emergency airtime in moments of need and they get to pay for it later.

Airtime amounts range from R5, R10, R25, R50 or R100.

When used, the advance amount is deducted plus the R1 service fee from the next available recharge amount.

The service is available to customers who have been with the Cell C for a minimum period of 6 months. A customer needs to have recharged with an average of R30 per month for the past 6 months.

How to use the service:

  • Dial *147# from the Cell C phone
  • Select Option 7
  • Follow the prompts

Visit  to find out more about Cell C Airtime Advance.


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