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Buddie Beatz

Express yourself to your callers with Buddie Beatz, an exciting caller ring back tone service that is entertaining, fun, and personalised.

Buddie Beatz allows you to purchase a song of your choice from the growing Buddie Beatz library to replace the traditional monotonous “beep-beep” ring-back tone. Get a caller ring back tone for just $1 for the month.

How To Subscribe To Buddie Beatz

USSD
• Dial *157#
• Choose USSD menu options

SMS
• Send BB to 35557
• Follow SMS prompts.
Subscription SMS is Free

Voice
• Dial 35557
• Follow voice prompts
The call is FREE for the first 90 seconds. 20c/minute charge there after

To Unsubscribe
Dial *157# and follow the instructions or Send “UNSUB” or “DEREG” to 35557.
*You will get confirmation through SMS

FAQs

1. What is Buddie Beatz?

Ans: Buddie Beatz is an innovative service giving Econet customers the ability to replace their monotonous ring back Tring-Tring tone with various interesting options like music clips, sound effects or personalized voice greeting.

2. How do I subscribe to the service?

Ans: Subscribing to Buddie Beatz is very simple:

  • Dial 35557 and follow the instructions on your mobile to select the song by pressing * and set as Buddie Beatz to register yourself. First 90 seconds FREE and 20/per minute thereafter.
  • Register via SMS by sending BB to 35557. You will get confirmatory SMS upon successful registration.
  • Call Econet’s customer care on 111 & request customer care agent to activate for Buddie Beatz service.
  • You can dial *157#
  • Visit  http://buddiebeatz.econet.co.zw/

3. What language options do I have?

Ans: English

4. Am I charged for this service?

Ans: Yes. You will be charged. Service access is free on SMS and USSD.

5. What is the Charges of Buddie Beatz service?

Ans: Following are the charges:

Service Pricing ( Tax Inclusive) in USD
Monthly Tone Rental 1.00
Weekly Tone Rental 0.25
Renewal of a Tone (Monthly) 1.00
Renewal of a Tone (Weekly) 0.25
Gift RBT
Gift RBT monthly rental for A-party 1.00
For B-party 0.00
Name tone/Personalized RBT
Name tone/Personalized recorded CRBT monthly tone rental 1.00
* to Copy
Press * to copy 1.00




6. What do you mean by Song of the Day?Ans: Song of the Day is the most popular song on any day. It is picked from a list updated weekly & gets played randomly each time user access the service. 

7. Am I charged separately for listening to the Song of the Day?

Ans: No, you will not be charged for listening. Only 1 USD will be charged for setting song of the day as your Buddie Beatz.

 

8. Can I set Song of the Day as my Caller Ring Back Tone CRBT?

Ans: Yes, you can set Song of the day as your ringback tone.

 

9. I am an existing customer of Buddie Beatz. Can I set Song of the Day as my Caller Ring Back Tone?

Ans: Yes. Since you are already active for Buddie Beatz, you can set Song of the Day as your Buddie Beatz for all your callers.

 

10. What do you mean by Top Ten?

Ans: Top Ten songs are the 10 most popular songs which are highly in demand.

 

11. Am I charged separately for the listening to the Top Ten?

Ans: No.

 

12. What are current Top songs?

Ans:

Title

Artist

Genre

SMS Procedure to set

Mudhara Vachauya

Jah Prayzah

Afropop

BB 7070844327 to 35557

Ebenezer

Rev. T. Chivavariro

Gospel

BB 7070844124 to 35557

Watora Mari

Jah Prayzah feat Diamond

Afropop

BB 7070844330 to 35557

Sorry

Justin Bieber

Pop

BB 7070715540 to 35557

Work

Rihanna feat Drake

R&B

BB 7070738269 to 35557

Amai ndakanaka amai

Fungisai

Pop

BB 7070844122 to 35557

Vanondibatirana

Fungisai feat. Killer T

Gospel

BB 7070844324 to 35557

Mukoko

Tytan and Amara Brown

Afropop

BB 7070844332 to 35557

Makanaka Jesu

UFIC Choir

Gospel

BB 7070844131 to 35557

Encore

DJ Snake

Dance

BB 7070801071 to 35557

The Way

Ariana Grande

POP

BB 7070796982 to 35557

Side To Side

Ariana Grande

POP

BB 7070778419 to 35557

Body Say

Demi Lovato

POP

BB 7070785894 to 35557

 

 

13. Can I browse through and select a song of my choice?

Ans: Yes. Buddie Beatz allows you to search and select the song of your choice. The various main and sub categories that are available are as follows:

  • Top Charts
  • Zimbabwean Music
  • Christmas Music
  • International Playlists
  • African Hits

Visit http://buddiebeatz.econet.co.zw/ to search, sample and select the song of your choice

 

14. Does Buddie Beatz allow me to copy a tone from my friend?

Ans: Yes, While calling your friend, just press * to copy the tone before your friend picks up the call. You will be charged 1 USD for tone for one month.

 

15. Can I share my favourite Buddie Beatz with someone?

Ans: Yes, you (as a Buddie Beatz customer) you can share your favourite song with your dear ones who are Econet customers. All you need to do is to:

  • Dial 157, to select and gift the tone, press 7 and follow the instructions to enter the number of your special one and send it. You will get a confirmatory SMS as soon as your dedication is delivered
  • Send GTS <mobile number> <song code> to 35557

 

16. Can I ‘gift’ Buddie Beatz to any number?

Ans: Yes, but to Econet numbers only. User will get a notification via SMS or an out dial (IVR call) to receive your gift.

 

17. I created a playlist for my callers but how do I view it?

Ans: You need to go to your “Manage Account” option and Press 1 to view your playlist. You can perform the following functions while checking your playlist:

  • Traverse through your playlist
  • Replace it as your default RBT
  • Set it for a specific caller
  • Remove a song from your playlist
  • Blacklist of Mobile numbers
  • Suspend CRBT for 7 days

N.B. EACH SONG IN YOUR PLAYLIST IS CHARGED SEPARATELY AT 1 USD MONTHLY or 25 CENTS WEEKLY. IF YOU HAVE 5 SONGS ON THE MONTHLY PLAN YOU WILL BE CHARGED $5.00 IN TOTAL i.e. ONE DOLLAR PER TONE.

 

18. What should I do if I don’t want a particular number to hear my Caller Ring Back Tone?

Ans: You can simply put that person in your Black List and that person will not hear your tone. You can anytime delete that person from the list, if you change your mind later. Buddie Beatz allows you to view your black list anytime to alter it.

 

19. What should I do if I want my callers not to hear my Caller Ring Back Tone for a particular period of time? And after suspending the service, how can I activate it again?

Ans: If you don’t want your callers to hear your tone for some time, you can suspend it for a week (7 days). After that, your Buddie Beatz will resume automatically.

 

20. What is the difference between “suspend” and “unsubscribe”?

Ans: If you suspend your Buddie Beatz service, your callers will not be able to hear your set Buddie Beatz till you activate the service, but subscription charge will be applicable. In this you will not have to register the service again. On the other hand, if you unsubscribe your Buddie Beatz service, you will have to register the service again following the registration process mentioned above.

 

21. How do I deregister?

Ans: To cancel your Buddie Beatz service, you can:

  • Dial 157 and place your request by going to Manage Account and follow the instructions or Dial *157# and follow instructions

Send UNSUB or DEREG to 35557. You will get confirmation through SMS.

Terms and Conditions

Click here to read the Buddie Beatz Terms and Conditions.