BlueKite, a provider of bill payment solutions, and TransferTo, a provider of airtime mobile top-up services, have announced the launch of a partnership to offer BlueKite’s customers the ability to send prepaid airtime minutes to their friends and family at the same time they pay their utility bills. BlueKite’s customers will now be able to send airtime minutes to loved ones in over 70 countries around the world and pay their bills in a number of countries in Latin America.
BlueKite will offer the TransferTo top-up service through clerk assisted transactions and direct to consumers via its innovative website and its soon to be launched mobile application. BlueKite’s proprietary bill payment platform facilitates safe, reliable, accurate and guaranteed cross border bill payments; all in real time. Immigrants gain visibility and control over the money they send home while relieving their family members from the hassles associated with paying their bills locally.
“With most of the world’s mobile phones on prepaid plans, BlueKite sees Top Up as a natural extension of its ‘directed remittance’ model. We are pleased to be working with TransferTo and extend our service offering,” said Bobby Aitkenhead, CEO of BlueKite.
“TransferTo has watched BlueKite’s innovative bill payment solution grow and is excited to partner with another technology company that is disrupting the traditional remittances market,” said Eric Barbier, TransferTo CEO.
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