SMS & Win is Back! Show off your general knowledge skills & stand a chance to win big! Win amazing cash prizes & more!

Have fun and stand a chance to win exciting prizes in the SMS & Win Promotion! Answer up to 7 general knowledge questions every day and earn points! Play SMS & Win for just $0,30/day. The more questions you answer correctly, the more points you receive! If you want to increase your chances of topping the leader board, you can SMS “YES” to 34444 and you will receive 3 additional questions at $0,05 per question.


    1. SMS “Yes” to 34443 or Dial *443#
    2. Answer 7 quiz questions to earn points & win big!

Daily Prizes

● $2 Airtime x 15

● T-Shirts x 20

Weekly Prizes

● Huawei G620 x 2

● $100 Cash x 10

● ZTE R550 x 20

Monthly Prizes

● $500 Cash x 5

● ZTE L110 x 5

Leader Board Prizes

There will be a leader board where top 5 players for the day, week or month are awarded with prizes. The customers with the highest points are automatically selected for these prizes. If customers have the same points for a particular period, a random draw for that particular prize pool is conducted.

The following prizes will be awarded to leader board winners:

Description Value (US$) Number of Winners
Airtime (daily) 5 5
Devices – Low entry 3G (ZTE L110) (weekly) 51 5
Devices – Upper entry 4G (ZTE Axon) (monthly) 378 5

Grand Prize    

● Final Winner – $20,000 Cash x1

● 1st Runner Up – $1,000 Cash x 10

● 2nd Runner Up – Huawei P9 Lite x 10

Ts & Cs Apply


1. The promotion was initially scheduled to run for 90 days from 4 July 2017 to 1 October 2017. However,promotion has been extended by an additional 90 days from 2 October 2017 to 30 December 2017.
2. All prizes for the first 90 days remain unchanged and all customers who participated during this period qualify.
3. The draw for the first 90 days of the promotion will continue as scheduled.
4. The extension period has additional prizes which are the same as those for initial 90 days.
5. Customers will be charged $0.30 per day and receive a maximum of 7 questions.
6. To subscribe for the promotion at $0.30 per day, customers SMS the keywords YES or OK to 34443 or dial USSD code *443# and select option 1 to activate.
7. When customers reach the maximum of 7 questions per day, they have an option to get 3 additional questions should they wish to continue playing that day at a cost of $0.05 per question.
8. For additional questions, customers will be directed to short code 34444 where they can only receive a maximum of 3 questions per day.
9. To stop participating in the promotion, customers SMS the keywords STOP or NO to 34443 or dial USSD code *443# and select option 2 to deactivate.
10. To qualify for any of the daily draws, a customer must have a minimum of 50 points for that day. To qualify for the weekly draws, a customer needs to have a minimum of 200 points for that week and for the monthly draws, a customer must have at least 1500 points for that month.
11. Selection of winners will be random for all participants that have reached the cut off points.
12. The prize period is defined as the duration that a customer will be eligible to win a prize in a draw. For example, daily is counted as one day from the start of the promotion with the cut-over being midnight; monthly is 30 days from the start of promotion with the cut over being midnight of the 30th day.
13. Selection for leader board prizes will be based on points and the top 5 customers will be selected as winners per category/period. If customers have the same points for a period, a random draw for that prize pool is conducted.
14. Electronic draws will be conducted to select winners for daily, weekly, monthly and grand prizes.
15. Customers with more points will have more chances of winning than those with fewer points.
16. Each customer can only win 1 prize per day (1 prize per mobile number) and in each prize level.
17. Customers must be 18 years and older and must be able to provide Econet with a valid identification documents for verification.
18. Customer’s registration details as they appear on Econet’s subscriber registration platform will be used to validate winners.
19. In the event that the Econet customer registration details are different from the mobile number user, the customer must produce an Affidavit were he has been given consent by the owner of that mobile number to use it. This process and verification is done with the assistance and guidance of the Econet Audit and Risk teams.
20. In case of a winner being disqualified, runners up will be named as the winner/s (if they fulfil the eligibility conditions).
21. TXT cards, SMS bundles and free SMSs cannot be used to enter the promotion.
22. Customers can enter the promotion as many times as they wish.
23. The more correct answers, the greater the chances of winning.
24. Econet employees, agencies and dealers and their immediate families (spouse and children) are not eligible for the promotion’s prizes and they will be barred from entering the promotion.
25. Prizes will be awarded to the customer whose name the mobile number is registered in.
26. If a customer wins’ airtime, it will be credited to the winning mobile number and cannot be credited to another number.
27. There will be no refunds or exchanges of prizes.
28. Winners will be contacted and notified via telephone
29. Winners should redeem their prizes within 30 days from the date of notification.
30. Prizes not redeemed within 30 working days will be forfeited.
31. Winners will be published in the press and on Econet’s Facebook page after they have been notified.
32. All weekly and monthly cash prizes will be distributed via EcoCash. Customers without EcoCash accounts will be asked to open one to claim their prizes.
33. The grand prize winners should have or should open a Steward Bank Account for them to receive their cash prizes.
34. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
35. Econet Wireless reserves the right to extend, alter and/or cancel the promotion upon approval from the Regulator.