Are you looking for information on how to buy data on your FNB Connect SIM card? FNB is one of the banks in South Africa that offer telecommunication services. Such companies are referred as Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) because they do not have infrastructure of their own. Rather, they use infrastructure from established players. Getting an FNB Connect SIM has a number of advantages, including getting airtime each time you transact on your bank account. So, how do you buy FNB connect data?
Steps to buy FNB Connect data
The following is how to buy data on an FNB Connect SIM card;
- You can buy data via online banking. Log into your account and go to Buy. Choose Airtime and Bundles. Choose the amount of data that you would like to buy. Follow the next steps to complete the transaction.
- It’s also possible to buy data bundles using Cellphone banking. Dial *130*321#. Choose Bundles. Follow the next steps to buy your data.
- Another option is to use the FNB app to buy data bundles. Open it on your device and log in. Go to Prepaid and the Prepaid Airtime and Bundles. Take the next steps to complete your purchase.
- Finally, you can buy data at any FNB ATM. Insert your card and choose More Options, then Prepaid/Lotto and FNB Connect. Then follow the next steps to complete your purchase.
Which network does FNB Connect use?
That’s how to buy data on an FNB Connect SIM card. As you can see, you have a number of options for doing so. You can buy data using the FNB app, through an ATM, using mobile banking and through online banking.
But which network does FNB use? Remember we noted earlier that FNB is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MNVO). They do not actually have a network of their own. Instead, they use networks belonging to established players.
At the moment, FNB Connect uses Cell C. The same applies for the other banking MVNOs such as Standard Bank and Capitec. They all use Cell C. But according to Cell C, all MVNOs will be moved to MTN in the coming few years. It appears as if Cell C has aspirations of becoming an MVNO themselves as a way of saving money.
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In this article, we showed you how to buy data on FNB Connect in South Africa. FNB offers SIM cards that work using the Cell C network. The advantage of using an FNB SIM is that you get a lot of credits while transacting on your bank account.
It’s the reason why so many people have been looking to get these SIM cards. There are several ways through which you can buy data, including through the bank’s app, through online banking and through cellphone banking.
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