Cigicell provides payment services for Cape Town electricity

Wednesday 31 August 2011 | 10:17 CET | News
South Africa's Cigicell, a subsidiary of Blue Label Telecoms, has won a third-party distribution and vending agreement for prepaid electricity from the City of Cape Town. Alan Kodesh, CEO of Cigicell, said the company was awarded the City of Cape Town municipality tender in July and began selling prepaid electricity tokens on 01 August. Consumers in Cape Town can now register within two minutes and purchase prepaid electricity by doing an EFT payment or mobile phone banking payment, from their own bank account, without the risk associated with credit cards and divulging personal information.

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Companies: Blue Label Telecoms
Countries: South Africa
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