ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT )
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has partnered with United Bank Limited (UBL) to introduce an online bill payment service which will enable their customers to pay bills and recharge prepaid services online through credit and debit cards with ease.
This online bill payment service, based on UBL’s internet based cutting-edge payment system, provides PTCL customers with a secure, easy and efficient way to make payments of their monthly telephone and broadband bills.In addition to automatically restoring customer accounts, this service will also enable customers to recharge PTCL EVO prepaid.
The agreement was signed by Mohamed Essa Al-Taheri, EVP Cost & Credit Management, PTCL and Syed Taha Afzal, Head of Consumer Finance, UBL at a ceremony held at PTCL Headquarters in Islamabad. The ceremony was also attended by Mr. Muhammad Nehmatullah, Chief Financial Officer, PTCL and other senior officials from both the organizations.
While speaking on the occasion, Mohamed Essa Al-Taherisaid, “PTCL online web payment service is a testament to the company’s relentless pursuit to provide convenience to its customers while introducing state- of- the- art value added services. This service offers a complete online payment solution to PTCL customers, which shall add value as well as enabling them to make prompt payments and restore services offered by the company, instantly, without the hassle of leaving their premises.”
“It is indeed a great privilege for UBL to be the first bank to offer such a service for PTCL customers. With this ground-breaking service we have introduced Pakistani market to new avenues in the payment industry, through which we eventually envision mass market penetration”, said Mr. Taha Afzal, at the signing ceremony.
With this collaboration, UBL will offer cardholders unmatched convenience with regard to PTCL pre and postpaid bill payment options through PTCL website. The defining feature of this service is that it is not just limited to UBL cardholders, these services can be availed by any VISA/MasterCard Debit or Credit cardholder.