Friday , August 19 2022

Multichoice Zimbabwe Promoting DSTV Zim Accounts In South Africa


Zimbabwe's money crisis doesn't seem to go away soon. That means paying for DSTV, the popular pay TV service is still busy.

Multichoice Zimbabwe does not accept payments directly. Payments are made through partners primarily banks. The partners receive payment only in the USD because only Multichoice South Africa can accept it. Not everyone in Zimbabwe has USD and so we have a problem.

Some people in Zimbabwe had been taking advantage of this situation and helping local people pay for their DSTV accounts using the South African channels. Of course, some Zimbabweans preferred to have South African accounts instead, and the wyr dealers who gave way had made it happen too.

Unfortunately, some of thesellers decided to run a scheme where they would take advantage of a billing gap on South African DSTV accounts. By taking advantage of that gap, these passengers would receive subscriptions from their Zimbabwe customers and will not send them to South Africa at all, but still manage to keep the subscription alive by taking advantage of some Multichoice promotional products offered. You can read details of this scam here.

This led to a play a few weeks ago containing some fake news and so on. We are sure you know all this.

Multichoice Zimbabwe now advertises in the local media allowing Zimbabwean to know that their Zim DSTV account can be paid for in South Africa. They hope to target people with relatives in South Africa (all of us) who can pay for their account.

How can your relatives do this?

When paying for a Zim account in South Africa, your relatives should not use your account number. They should use Zim 11687 country code along with the first 10 digits on your smartcard. I mean, your smartcard is not your account number.

The money to pay is South African Rand

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