Manoj Benildus – Manager, Value Added Services Bharti Airtel Lanka, Channa Munasinghe – Head of Value Added Services and Roaming Bharti Airtel Lanka, Chandrashekhar Singh Chauhan – Chief Marketing Officer – Bharti Airtel Lanka, Isuru Dissanayaka- General Manager Product Marketing - Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel, KalharaGamage – Head of Mobile Money, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel and Ashan Goonethilake- Product Executive Mobile Money, Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel.
Bharti Airtel Lanka, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel recently partnered with ‘mCash’ the National Mobile Service Provider SLTMobitel’s mobile money platform,to further extend itsdistribution networkby enabling Airtel users to settle their Post-Paid mobile bills and purchase top-ups in a cost-efficient and hassle-free manner through the mCash mobile money network.
The launch of this new service will offer all Airtel Lanka customers the rewarding opportunity to make Pre-Paid top-ups and pay their respective Post-Paid voice and data bills via themCashnetwork which now extends to more than 12,000 + outlets across Sri Lanka. As a result Airtel Lanka’s distribution network will now increase to over 60,000 outlets facilitating customer accessibility to Airtel services across the Island.
Airtel customers using the mCash facility, could now settle their Post-Paid bill payments and buy Pre-Paid top-ups via themCashnetwork by visiting anyMobitel branch, SLT Teleshops, Singer Mega or any of the mCash retailer outlets around the country. mCash has further extended its services to customers who do not utilize mCash, in order to offer convenience of using the same infrastructure.
Having experienced rapid growth over the years with a growing clientele, mCash has enabled its users to maintain a mobile money account to experience a whole new convenient method of carrying out monetary transactions. Licensed under the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, mCash provides a full range of services that include deposits, withdrawals, money transfers, paying utility bills, insurance premiums and leasing payments, settling payments to government departments, making charitable donations and the purchase of goods and services. mCash has an extensive retailer network of 12,000 + touch points island wide including Mobitel Branches, SLT Teleshops and Singer Mega outlets, supermarkets, leading banks, 600 + Commercial Bank ATM’s for cardless withdrawals and 200 + Pay & Go kiosks located in central areas for mCash services. To register for mCash simply dial #111# from your Mobitel or Etisalat phone in order to get started.
Bharti Airtel Lanka is the local subsidiary of Bharti Airtel – the world’s third largest mobile telecommunications service provider serving over 358 million customers across 18 countries in Asia and Africa. Airtel Lanka commenced its commercial operations in Sri Lanka on January 12, 2009, and was the fastest operator to reach 1 million customers in Sri Lanka. With its network footprint panned out across the country; capturing strategic ranking positions in various areas in less than three years of operations, Airtel has emerged as Sri Lanka’s fastest expanding network. Registered under the Board of Investment in Sri Lanka, Airtel Lanka provides digital mobile services into Sri Lanka which includes voice, data and enterprise solutions. The Company has received accreditations such as ISO 27001:2005 and ISO 22301 for its continuous efforts towards information security and business continuity. To know more please visit, www.airtel.lk