Capitec Connect

Connect your way with affordable everyday prepaid airtime, data, minutes, SMSs and great deals.

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Whether you want to talk, message, browse or stream, choose how you connect with Capitec Connect.

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Why pay more for prepaid airtime or data?

Get our new Connect prepaid 1-day bundle:

  • 500MB for R13

Or Connect prepaid 30-day bundles:

  • 30 minutes for R12
  • 2GB for R59
  • 10GB for R199

These are SA’s best-priced prepaid deals, compared to standard market rates. 

How to get the deal:

  1. Get a Capitec Connect SIM in-branch
  2. On our app, tap Home, then Capitec Connect
  3. Look for Connect Deals
  4. Alternatively, dial *120*3279#
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Use cash to buy Capitec Connect airtime

You can now use cash to buy Capitec Connect airtime or data for yourself or someone else. You can buy from as little as R5, just look out for the Blu Approved sign at your local spaza store!

How to recharge with a Capitec Connect top up voucher:

  1. Visit any Blu Approved store and buy a Capitec Connect airtime voucher
  2. Dial *130*888* and enter your Capitec Connect top up voucher PIN (provided on the voucher) then press #
  3. The number used to do the recharge will receive the airtime for the full value of the voucher

Alternatively, you can also top up on our app or by dialling *120*3279#

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Mobile prepaid

Everyday prepaid airtime, data, minutes and SMSs that don’t expire. 

  • Data: R4.50 per 100MB or R45 per 1GB 
  • Minutes: 90c per minute 
  • SMS: 25c per SMS 
  • One flat rate, with no out-of-bundle rates or charges – no matter how much or little you buy 
  • No expiry on airtime, data, minutes or SMS bundles 
  • Capitec Connect airtime is flexible. Use it any way you want – there’s no need to convert it to data, minutes or SMSs 
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Get a Capitec Connect SIM

  • Get a Capitec Connect SIM in-branch. You must have or open a Global One account before you can get a Capitec Connect SIM card
  • You can get a new Capitec Connect number or switch to Capitec Connect – port and keep your existing cellphone number from another network
  • A once-off R10 SIM card fee will be deducted from your main transactional savings account
  • You can get up to 5 SIM cards for family. You will need to RICA each SIM card

Visit a branch and get your Capitec Connect SIM today! You can check your network coverage here.

Read the Capitec Connect T&Cs and Code of Conduct.

For RICA purposes, you must have an existing Global One account. If you are not already a Capitec client, you’ll need to bring the following documents with you to open an account:

  • Original identification document
  • One of these documents (not older than 3 months) as proof of residence:
    • Bank statement or municipal account
    • Cellphone or retail account
    • Any document that’s issued monthly, and contains your name and residential address

Note: You can present a valid (and unaltered) document that has been emailed to you on a device as your proof of residence.

Recharge on the go

Top up on our banking app, by dialling *120*3279# or top up using cash anywhere you
see the Blu Approved sign.

Important numbers:

*120*3279#      Airtime, minutes, data and SMSs

*130*3279#      Buy airtime and minutes even if you don’t have airtime

Dial *101#         Balance check

Dial *147#         Self-service menu

Dial 132             Voicemail

Dial 135             24hr Client Care Centre

You can move and keep your existing number from another network. You can port your number when collecting your Capitec Connect SIM in-branch, or at any time by dialling 135 for free from your Capitec Connect SIM. Remember to convert existing contracts to prepaid first before you port.

To port in branch:

  1. We will need your ID number and the cellphone number you want to port
  2. The porting request is sent to the National Porting Company. This may take up to 48 hours to process. You’ll receive regular SMS updates on the progress

Note: Your current service provider may contact you to approve the request.

If your number isn’t used within a 6-month period, the SIM will be deactivated and the number recycled as per ICASA requirements.