FreeCharge has launched electricity bill payment option on its platform. With this, FreeCharge forays into online utility bill payments category.
The online bill payments option will be available on FreeCharge website. FreeCharge says that the option will be available through its app and mSite in the coming days.
The facility of online bill payment includes credit/debit card, net banking or ATM/cash card as payment method. FreeCharge plans to bring more utility e-payment facilities in the coming months to consumers.
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“Our aim is to revolutionise the online payment space and bring in the behavioural change of organising and digitising payments in the country. We intend to contribute to increase in online bill payments to a much significant number thereby supporting the Digital India vision of the government,” said Kunal Shah, CEO and Co-Founder of FreeCharge.
At this moment, FreeCharge is associated with 8 major electricity boards for online bill payment which covers major metro markets. FreeCharge will increase that number to 30 in the next four weeks.
FreeCharge will also send reminders for bill payments helping prevent late payments and avoid incurring late fees. Also FreeCharge will enable an instant confirmation of bill payment and followup with the biller to ensure smooth transaction.
On the security front, Freecharge will use PCI DSS security standards for banking transaction. The service can be accessed at its website.