Etisalat and DEWA partner for payment services

The agreement will enable DEWA to provide enhanced e-services in the country.
Etisalat and DEWA tie-up will jointly promote the usage of alternative payment channels such as Kiosks, IVR, IPTV and NFC.
Etisalat and DEWA tie-up will jointly promote the usage of alternative payment channels such as Kiosks, IVR, IPTV and NFC.

Share

UAE operator Etisalat has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) to offer payment solutions that will benefit both the companies’ consumers.

Nasser Bin Obood, acting CEO of Etisalat, said that the strategic partnership with DEWA emphasises its commitment to providing innovative payment solutions for governmental departments in the UAE.

“With this partnership, Etisalat will be able to provide a wide variety of payment solutions for DEWA in order to leverage the latest technologies and enable freedom of payment choice for its consumers,” he added.

Under the terms of the agreement, Etisalat and DEWA will jointly promote the usage of alternative payment channels such as Kiosks IVR IPTV, NFC, and will also create a partnership to allow pilot testing for various new payment initiatives.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA said: "This new accomplishment is an inherent part of our strategic plan to increase the competency, productivity and professional development of DEWA e-services and to foster the technological development of telecommunication networks and also the framework of promoting the application of e-services and encouraging the use of e-portal, while introducing quality customer services.”

REGISTER NOW | Webinar Event | Security you can bank on – Safeguarding the Middle East’s financial sector

Presented in partnership with security and network specialist Cybereason, the second in the three part webinar series will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how banks and financial institutions are evolving their service offering while simultaneously staying one step ahead of the cyber criminals who seek to bring their operations crashing to the ground.

Editor's Choice

Emerson expands analytics platform for industrial enterprise-level wireless infrastructure management
Plantweb Insight platform adds two new Pervasive Sensing applications that manage wireless networks more efficiently with a singular interface to the enterprise
Digitalisation seen as a competitive advantage by Middle East private businesses
Nearly 80 per cent of private business leaders acknowledge that digitalisation can impact business sustainability
Etisalat introduces Multi-Access Edge Computing architecture delivering best-in-class video streaming performance for 5G networks
MEC architecture achieves performance gains of as much as 90% in video streaming, validating how ultra-low-latency applications will be delivered over 4G and 5G networks

Most popular

Don't Miss a Story