du partners UAE Exchange to extend bill payment services to customers

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Published January 8th, 2013 - 07:08 GMT
du partners UAE Exchange to extend bill payment services to customers
du partners UAE Exchange to extend bill payment services to customers

Bill payment for du’s monthly plan and home services customers is now made easier than before. du today announced an agreement with UAE Exchange - the leading global remittance and foreign exchange brand, that would enable its customers to walk in to the nearest UAE Exchange branch to pay their bills easily. UAE Exchange has over 122 branches across the UAE, of which 14 are in Dubai Metro stations. The company is the first remittance brand to establish its presence in the metro stations in the UAE.

This agreement was announced in a ceremony held at the UAE Exchange branch in Dubai Media City in the presence of Maher Murad, VP- Sales and Retail of du, and Promoth Manghat, Vice President – Global Operations, UAE Exchange, among other senior management members from the two companies.

“UAE Exchange and du are into the business of connecting people. While du connects through communication channels, UAE Exchange does it through money transfers. In both cases our customers stay connected with their dear ones far away. As brands which deal directly with people, we share the same values. This like-mindedness and passion for customer satisfaction have brought us together and we strongly feel that this relationship is here to stay connected.” said Mr. Promoth Manghat, Vice President – Global Operations, UAE Exchange.

Maher Murad, VP, Sales and Retail in du said, “As always, our efforts are directed towards making our customers’ lives simpler. Our agreement with UAE Exchange means customers now have one more option of making their bill payments.”

du products and services for consumers and businesses are available through its extensive retail network, currently comprising over 57 du shops located in strategic locations across the UAE, more than 3,000 authorised dealers and through du e-shop, accessible at http://www.du.ae/en/mobile/where-to-buy/ourshops. du shops are a “one stop shop” for mobile service, carrier select and the payment of the service bills.

UAE Exchange stays connected with its customers by offering a wide range of services, which meets every financial need of over 4 million customers. The range includes Xpress Money, the instant money transfer service with over 135,000 payout locations in more than 125 countries; FLASHremit, the real-time bank account credit service; Money2anywhere.com, the convenient online money transfer portal by which money can be sent to any corner of the world in just a few clicks from an internet environment anywhere; Smart Pay, the WPS-compliant leading payroll solution; gocash, the multi-currency prepaid travel card and XPay, the online bill payment service using mobile phone. UAE Exchange is also a leading agent for Western Union, the popular instant money transfer brand. These are apart from the foreign currency exchange services, other bill payment services and more. These wide ranges of services, offered under a single roof, have made UAE Exchange, a true financial supermarket.

Background Information

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du)

Ever since we opened for business in 2006, we have worked hard to enhance and expand our bouquet of services in an industry that is at the heart of economic and social transformation. Bringing people and businesses together is what we do best, offering mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services to people, homes and businesses all over the UAE. We also provide carrier services, a data hub, internet exchange facilities and satellite services for broadcasters.

UAE Exchange

With a presence in more than 31 countries, UAE Exchange is a leading global remittance, Foreign Exchange and payment solutions brand. We are committed to provide our more than 15 million customers, with multiple financial solutions at one counter. With a team of 9000 employees, we operate in some of the world’s dynamic markets, and strive to offer our customers a wide range of financial products and solutions. With a focus on innovation and new product development, we are poised to help you address all your financial needs under one roof.

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