Mashreq Bank has launched an online and international mobile top-up and bill payment service. Mashreq customers can now send mobile phone credit to people in their home countries through a virtual private network connected to 228 mobile operators in the world.
To use the MashreqOnline online platform, users just have to login, enter the beneficiary mobile number, select the amount they wish to top-up and the payment will be instantly processed. The service is powered in partnership with KeyBS. The platform links 103 countries.
Aref Al Ramli, head of electronic business and innovation at Mashreq commented on this new service and said that Indian nationals will also be able to play utility bills through this service. “We are pleased to take the lead as a service innovator in the region to offer this unique, value added service. Mashreq is committed to taking technology enabled services to all our consumers to facilitate them to save their precious time and money. The UAE is one of the biggest source markets from which customers send credit and the new service will enable customers to instantly credit mobiles worldwide. Indian nationals can additionally pay utility bills such as electricity, gas and TV. It is free, fast and convenient. This is a service only available in India right now and we look forward to make it available in other countries.”