Bharti launches airtel money in JK
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Srinagar, Nov 22: Bharti Airtel through its wholly owned subsidiary Airtel M Commerce Services Limited (AMSL) today announced the J&K launch of airtel money – the country’s first of its kind mobile wallet service by a mobile operator.
Now available across 300 key cities in India - airtel money is a fast, simple and secure service that allows its users to load cash on their mobile devices and spend it to pay utility bills and recharges, shop at 7000+ merchant outlets, transact online etc, the company in a statement said.
Apart from serving as an easy alternative to cash / card payment options, airtel money is also the first mobile based service to offer customers the convenience of instant money transfer to prepaid wallets and bank accounts.
With this, customers in Jammu & Kashmir can now use airtel money to make payments and transfer money across the country - at anytime, anywhere, it said.
Commenting on the rollout, Dharmender Khajuria, COO- J&K, Bharti Airtel said, “Whether buying groceries, shopping in a mall or eating out with friends – more than 90 per cent of India’s population relies on cash to pay for its daily needs. With changing times, this trend shifted towards the use of credit and debit cards – while money transfer continues to be dependent upon the speed of remittance through methods like money orders and cheques. The national rollout of airtel money will fulfil a much required need in the marketplace for a mobile-based wallet service that provides customers with the ability to transact and transfer money at the press of a button.”
“We are confident that our customers across J&K, will see great convenience in subscribing to airtel money – a simple and secure alternative to cash and card based transactions”.
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