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Around three lakh Airtel customers in Chennai can now make up the payments of their electricity bills via their cellular phones.
Not only this, the customers can also recharge their Airtel services through their mobiles.
The new mobile commerce (mCommerce) offering, Airtel Money, permits Airtel users to make cashless payments by making use of their handsets` anytime, anywhere.
Mr. Sriram Jagannathan, CEO, mCommerce, Airtel, which had initially rolled out the service in Delhi, stated that the customers require loading up cash on their cellular phone from the retail outlets of the company.
Like the credit card or debit card, a client in place of paying cash payment can pay over-the-counter merchandisers through the mobile phone.
In Chennai, the telecommunication company has joined hands with approximately 750 leading merchants, which comprises Inox, Bharti AXA, oriental cuisines, Univercell, Poorvika and LIC.
After getting registered with Airtel, the subsisting Airtel SIM will be upgraded to the novel 64K Airtel SIM with Airtel money without paying any extra cost.
During the last year, Bharti Airtel was allotted the licence to make se of the semi-closed wallet by the country's central banking institution (RBI).