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What makes up our electricity price?

Citiq Prepaid Explains Tariffs Many people are often confused about the price of electricity units and they believe that electricity costs the same throughout South Africa. This is not always the case. Did you know, depending on your location and provider’s pricing...

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5 things to look out for when choosing an electrician

Selecting a qualified electrical contractor for your home or business can be challenging, especially when you don’t know what to look out for. Here are 5 things to look for when choosing an electrician. Are they registered? In South Africa, there are bodies that...

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Did you know these 5 famous people worked as electricians?

Thomas Edison is known as the inventor of the electric light bulb. Lots of people assume he studied as an electrician, but he actually trained as a telegraph operator, and went on to become a world famous inventor. We have put together a list of people who worked as...

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Rewriting Citiq Prepaid’s Future: Part 1

The past 2 years have been an exciting time at Citiq Prepaid, especially for the dev team. Over that period, most of our efforts have been directed towards rewriting the core system that powers the company. The decision to overhaul the original system was done in an...

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The benefits of prepaid water meters

It’s no secret that water conservation has become a focal point of discussion around the world – but even more so over the last years. The Western Cape has been experiencing a severe drought over the last 3 years but this is not the only place, other areas in South...

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The benefits of prepaid meters for landlords

Landlords, managing agents, developers and body corporates are facing an ever increasing exposure to utilities, such as electricity and water. Utility suppliers, such as the local municipality or Eskom, will demand payment based on usage,

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