DIGICEL TESTING WATER BILL PAYMENT WITH MOBILE MONEY
Public Relations and Community Manager, Digicel Fiji
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Digicel TESTING WATER BILL PAYMENT WITH MOBILE MONEY
Digicel and Water Authority of Fiji announce advanced testing for customers to use Digicel Mobile Money for water bill payments
Thursday, 14th October, 2010 Fiji: Digicel Fiji has today announced that its Digicel Mobile Money customers will soon be able to use the service to pay their Water Authority of Fiji bills.
Designed to help customers access basic financial services such as top-up money transfer this new partnership with the Water Authority of Fiji will mean Digicel Mobile Money customers are able to pay their bills 24/7 using their Digicel Mobile phone.
Digicel Mobile Money was launched in July this year and since then has grown with majority of the Digicel customer base having signed up for the service.
Customers can deposit and withdraw money at Digicel stores, select Post Fiji outlets and all Westpac branches throughout Fiji.
Stephen Breen, Director Digicel Mobile Money says: “The test results are really positive, the service is really easy to use and it saves valuable time and money for everyone!
Tony Fullman, CEO of Water Authority Fiji said, “the positive results of the trials mean WAF will soon be able to offer customers great options so we’re looking forward to launching this new product with Digicel in the very near future.
Summary of initial Digicel Mobile Money services:
· Activate your Digicel Mobile Money wallet by dialing *888# on your Digicel handset
· Simple, secure mobile to mobile money transfers
· Cash lodgment and withdrawals at selected Digicel and Post Fiji outlets nationwide, and will be available in Westpac branches nationwide in the coming days. Over 100 outlets will soon be available.
· The ability to instantly buy and send Top Up
· Pay Digicel post-paid bills
· Check balance and transaction history and manage security password
ABOUT DIGICEL GROUP
After nine years of operation, Digicel Group Limited has 11 million customers across its 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket team.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Jamaica, Haiti and Papua New Guinea which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.
In 2004, Digicel developed Digicel Rising Stars – an annual talent show to support aspiring young music artists in the Caribbean. The show has spanned the Eastern Caribbean, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago ranking as one of the top-rated shows.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and its markets comprise: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Nauru, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and Vanuatu. Digicel also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barts in the Caribbean.
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