When placing airtime on your phone, there's a code running mostly in a circle when the next menu is about to open. It's normally written 'USSD code running...' Have you ever asked yourself what the term actually means. The term USSD has a meaning and it will be good if you know it. This is what the code means exactly.
The term USSD means Unstructured Supplimentary Service Data and uts a mode of sending message in the global system for mobile communication commonly referred to as the GSM. The code is in a way similar to how the SMS in phones operate.
It is a code that allows transmission of information from one network to another. It's a quick way of sending queries about airtime, customer updates services, ordering of confirmations and call back services.
There are specific numbers to be dialed to get USSD code to respond. It's all based on the type of network. Different networks have different USSD codes.
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