USSD Code — the shortcut to mobile services in Africa.

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It's super easy for Sistema Bio. It takes less than 24 hours to design, build and launch a USSD code that creates leads and grows sales.

Build a USSD code app in 5 minutes.

With the high cost of data and low penetration of smartphones, USSD — Unstructured Supplementary Service Data Services — is a cost-effective channel for mobile phone users to interact with your systems.

We support USSD codes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Malawi.

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*A shared Safaricom USSD code like *123*20#. Available only on  Safaricom USSD in Kenya.
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What is a USSD code?

USSD code applications are similar to *144# or *522# on Safaricom in Kenya or *737# for GTBank in Nigeria. Telcos like MTN, Safaricom and Airtel popularised USSD codes in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Malawi and the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa.

In Kenya, financial platforms rely on USSD codes to offer branchless banking. KCB pioneered *522#, a USSD code that allows its customers to withdraw money to MPESA, view their balance and request statements, among other financial services.

Micro-finance institutions are likely to be the most significant benefactors of using USSD codes, as many of their clientele do not have smartphones. Did you know that M-PESA has a USSD code too? Dial *234# to enjoy the service.

How to get a USSD code

To get a USSD code in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Malawi or other parts of Africa send an email to [email protected]:

1. A sample use case. e.g To collect leads from my customers.

2. Preferred countries and networks that you would like e.g Safaricom Kenya or MTN Uganda.

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