Airtel launches fuel payment method thru’ mobile

Airtel Bangladesh Ltd, one of the fastest growing mobile service providers of the country has launched a pioneering payment system through mobile phone service in Bangladesh. For the first time, Airtel’s Valued Customers can enjoy a cashless and card less solution for making payments at fuel stations in Dhaka.

IMG_5596Now, an Airtel Customer with a DBBL mobile account can pay from his/her mobile phone while refilling fuel for their vehicle without using any cash or card for the fuel. Airtel customers will not be charged any extra amount for the purchase through mobile phone. Upon purchase of fuel, the customer will receive a confirmation SMS. In order to avail the service, Airtel customers will have to dial *400#, select DBBL, input the biller ID, bill no., the amount in BDT of fuel purchase followed by a 4 digit PIN number in the payment option. This service will allow Airtel customers to purchase fuel even if the customer is not with the vehicle at the time of purchase.

Under this initiative Airtel Bangladesh has tied up with “Royal Filling Station”, a prominent vehicle fuel station located in Mohakhali area of Dhaka to enable Airtel customers pay their fuel purchases from DBBL mobile account.  From airtel Mir Sadik Faisal, Senior Manager Business Development ,Ruhullah Raihan Alhusain Senior Manager mcommerce operations AND Nayeem Anam, Head of Admin were present. From DBBL Md. Mesbahul Alam, FAVP, Zahid Mansur AVP and other senior officials were present.Representatives from the filling station were also present. This tie up is the first of many tie ups to come under this unique service from Airtel.

Airtel is committed to enrich the lives of their customers with the most affordable solutions provided to enhance 3G experience.

About Airtel Bangladesh

Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity.

About Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 283 million customers across its operations at the end of November 2013.