FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
01 December 2017
 
The City’s Electricity Unit has Upgraded its Meter Reading SMS Service and has Switched Over to the New Short SMS Code 30909 as from Today, 1 December 2017
 
The phased-out meter reading sms number, 083 700 0819 is no longer operational as of today.
 
Normal standard rates will apply to the usage of the sms service.
 
A customer should include his/her name, the property’s account number, the meter reading and the contact number. An sms with the reading should be sent four days prior to the bill-date on the account.
 
The Municipality encourages customers who want to avoid an estimated bill to use the sms service.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Head of Communications Tozi Mthethwa.
 
 
 
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