Internet service can be expensive at times and there are times one may be out of cash or having trouble trying to subscribe due to network failure and sundry issues in Africa. That is where data free betting sites come in handy for punters. Don’t we all love free stuff?
Placing a bet when you are low or out of data can be very frustrating. Worse still, you could miss out on an opportunity for a big payday. After all, if you don’t play, there is no chance of winning. To circumvent this challenge, a number of bookmakers have initiated data free browsing and players can go ahead to place their bets, without having to worry about the availability of data.
In this article, we are going to do an overview of betting sites with data free betting services. But first, you may want to have a look at our page on betting sites that accept Airtel Money, in order to fund your account and place a bet with or without active data. Below is a list of betting sites with data free betting available to customers:
Betting sites with data free betting
As stated earlier, there are quite a few betting sites that allow their users to place their bets data free whether they have an active data bundle on their devices or not. Melbet and Betway offer some of the best data free betting services for their customers.
Some of the bookies that take care of the data needs of African punters include the following:
How to use Melbet free data betting
Melbet is one of the leading bookies on the continent. They are reputed for giving customers amazing offers and promotions one of which is free data betting. This service is easy to use, but you must have a registered account with Melbet and a positive account balance to enjoy this service.
After opening an account that is funded, you need to access the data free betting site. All you need to do is to follow the steps listed below:
- Log into your Melbet account
- Tap on the Promotions icon on the top left of the homepage
- Select data free from the drop-down displayed
- You can start placing your bet without an active data bundle.
This offer is available to Melbet users in Nigeria and Kenya. Now that your data worry is taken care of, you may want to check out international betting sites that accept Mpesa, so you can deposit and start placing free bets.
How to use Betway free data betting
Betway is another top of the pile bookie and data free betting site. Essentially, no data no problem with Betway. Customers in South Africa and Nigeria can place pre-match or live bets on different sports and events with Betway’s data free offer. Once on the free data site, customers can go ahead and make their preferred selections and place their bets without using their data. Even if there is no data at all, the free data site can be accessed directly by using the URL.
To get started, you must own a Betway account and have a positive balance in your betting account. The steps below will set you on the path of betting without data on Betway:
- Log into your Betway account
- Click on the “Free data’ icon at the top of the homepage
- The data free site will be displayed
- Then, you can go on to start placing your bets data free
How to use BetKing data-free betting
BetKing Kenya has partnered with Kenya’s largest mobile telecommunications company to provide data-free browsing for all Betking Kenya customers. The service is called “Bet Kifalme Bila Data” means customers do not need to have data bundles in order to open the Betking Kenya website, browse and analyze games, and place bets. Data-free access is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To access this data-free service, you need to use a Safaricom SIM card in your smartphone. When you open the BetKing Kenya website, the free-data service is automatically launched. Nevertheless, there is a daily limit to the free data usage. BetKing Kenya allows for fair usage up to 20 MB per user per day.
Once you exhaust your daily limit, normal Safaricom charge rates will apply. You can track your data consumption via the Safaricom app or by dialing *544#.
Other data free betting sites
Aside from Melbet and Betway, there are a couple of other betting sites that provide data free betting services. Betfox covers the data cost of MTN subscribers. The bookmaker has an existing partnership with the Telecoms service provider to allow its customers with MTN lines to access Betfox website and App without any charge in Ghana.
22bet also allow Airtel and Glo subscribers in Nigeria to browse their website and access their services without accruing any data charges.
With internet penetration not at the level, it ought to be in Africa, plus paucity of funds at times, it can be difficult to get data to place bets. However, with the data free betting offers from some of the top online betting sites in Africa, players can now place without having to bother about the shortage of or lack of data.