StarTimes Partners Stanbic IBTC On Mobile Payment


Nigeria’s pioneer digital terrestrial technology television provider, StarTimes, has entered into partnership with Stanbic IBTC Bank on mobile subscription payment for its over 750,000 subscribers.

At the official signing of the partnership agreement in Lagos last week, management of Startimes said  the partnership is a payment solution that will enable its subscribers to make payment for their monthly subscription through the Stanbic IBTC’s mobile money platform.

StarTimes Chief Operating Officer, Joshua Wong, at the event assured subscribers that the mobile payment is convenient and safe.

He said: “The MobileMoney  we are introducing today would be safe, fast, easy and convenient way for our subscribers in different cities to make payments for their subscription. This would also ensure that subscribers can now make payments for their subscriptions via their mobile phone at ease, anytime, anywhere while deploying  ‘MobileMoney’ service as provided by Stanbic IBTC Bank ‘.

“As an innovative and caring brand, StarTimes considers it necessary to always update its subscribers and business partners on the latest technology and development in key sectors, especially as recently found in the financial sector,” he added.

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Wong also noted that  the mobile payment partnership will also help subscribers stay connected to all the services that StarTimes  provides, without having to experience interruption in programmes due to late payments of their monthly subscription.

On the company future plan for its subscribers, Wang said StarTimes was doing everything possible, through numerous partnerships, to develop more local content on its television platform for its numerous subscribers. He promised the subscribers improved programmes as well as more channels, stating that the subscribers would always find something interesting to watch on StarTimes.

Explaining how the mobile payment operates, Stanbic IBCT Bank’s  head of e-business, Mr.Thabo Makoko, said that to use the platform, subscribers are expected to use “*909# MobileMoney” as provided by Stanbic IBTC Bank and enjoy a more convenient means of making payment.

He also StarTimes subscribers that the service is convenient and safe.

—Henry Ojelu

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