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 Tigo Rusha

About Tigo Rusha Service

Tigo Rusha is an electronic reload service where customers can buy airtime and package from an already established retailer network -Tigo shops, Tigo Pesa Wakala’s, Freelancers, Point of Sales agents all over the country..

With this upgrade Tigo Rusha will be embracing our digital lifestyle motto and offering easy and convenient electronic means of recharging to our subscribers.  The service will also complement the other airtime top up channels that exist at Tigo

As a company that champions digital lifestyle, we are committed to developing innovative mobile and financial services solution that offer mobile users in Tanzania flexibility of choice, convenience and ease of use to complement today’s fast-paced lifestyles.


Why Tigo Rusha

  • Our customers should look forward to the ease with which they can purchase airtime and packages through our shops and trusted retailers across the country.
  • Tigo Rusha is risk free, in contrast to scratch cards for which a customer has to ensure the safety of the airtime voucher.
  • Electronic reload service removes the need to carry scratch airtime vouchers anytime one decides to top up.
  • Tigo Rusha gives our customers value for their money, meaning that buying a real-time electronic top-up has never been so simple, secure and convenient.
  • Every Tigo customer that buys any package through Tigo Rusha is guaranteed an instant bonus.

Tigo reassures our scratch cards suppliers that this is a new revenue stream and an opportunity to grow together with Tigo and we shall continue to support the scratch card distributors all over Tanzania.


All customers are encouraged to purchase their airtime and packages from Tigo Rusha Retailers who are well placed across the country


Terms and conditions

  • A Customer must have a registered Tigo SIM Card to be able to get Tigo Rusha services
  • Every Tigo customer that buys any package through Tigo Rusha is guaranteed to get a bonus.
  • The Bonus takes few minutes to be added on customers account after the pack is activated
  • The bonuses are periodic and can be changed or removed. Communications for the change or removal will be made when this happens

Tigo RUSHA for Retailers

Tigo RUSHA is a process of Selling Airtime and Packages using Tigo Pesa Balance. In this change

  1. We have upgraded Tigo Rusha Selling Platform
  2. We are introducing selling via APP


Terms and Conditions

  • Seller must have Float on Tigo Pesa wallet in order to sell Tigo Rusha.
  • Sellers who are not Tigo Pesa Wakala will get Upfront Commission as soon as he/she finishes the selling transaction.

Selling of Tigo Rusha will now be available via

  1. USSD *148*00# and
  2. APP


Channels Eligible to Sell Tigo RUSHA.

  1. Tigo Pesa Wakala
  2. Tigo Freelancer
  1. Retailers or Points of sale which have been given access by Tigo

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