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Friday, 15th December 2017

Sampath Credit and Debit Cardholders offered amazing discounts on eChannelling services

eChannelling PLC, the pioneer and largest doctor channeling network in Sri Lanka, has tied up with SampathCards to offer its Credit and Debit Cardholders massive discounts on eChannelling service fee. Cardholders of Sampath Mastercard and Visa Credit Cards can avail of a whopping 35% discount when using and eChannelling Mobile App. Sampath Visa Debit Cardholders can avail an attractive 20% for the same offer .This valuable offer is valid up to the 28th of February 2018.
Recognized as the responsible choice and one of the most popular Credit Cards in the market, SampathCards continues to transcend industry norms to offer their cardholders an unmatched range of benefits and value-added services to enhance their diverse lifestyles. 
As a result of this partnership with eChannelling, Sampath Cardholders can take advantage of the generous discounts to attend to their health and well-being by channeling more than 5,000 specialist doctors from more than 200 hospitals in eChannelling’s network islandwide. This partnership is an important value addition for Sampath Cardholders. 
Mobitel, the National Mobile Service Provider, has taken digital healthcare to the next level by including eChannelling PLC into its portfolio and strengthening its vital position in the telecommunications industry in the country. 
Sampath Bank Head of Card Centre, Remittances & Bank Noted Operations Kusal De Silva exchanging the partnership agreement with eChannelling Head Suneth Haputhanthri (middle). Also present were (from left) Sampath Bank Executive Card Marketing Chirath Samarasekara, Sampath Bank Senior Manager Card Marketing, Remittances, KPO & Bank Noted Operations Darshin Pathinayake and eChannelling Senior Manager Finance Dhammika Alahakoon.
Friday, 8th December 2017

Mobitel’s mCash celebrates pioneering milestones on its 4th anniversary

Sri Lanka’s premier mobile financial services platform, mCash, celebrated its 4th glorious anniversary on 21st November 2017. Within this short period, mCash has grown by leaps and bounds, extending a remarkable service by redefining the way people transact by deploying the mobile phone as a financial tool. mCash boasts a growing loyal customer base of over one million customers today, whose lives have been enhanced immeasurably by the wide array of mCash financial solutions at their fingertips which are firsts in the country. mCash has redefined the way consumers carry out transactions with the use of a mobile phone. mCash has progressed rapidly expanding into new domains, creating into new markets and meeting the objective of financial inclusion in the Sri Lankan market.
It is also the fastest, most secure and convenient method to transact money, settle utility bills and purchase goods and services via a mobile phone through an established partner network. mCash Retailer Networks have swelled to 16,000 plus while the mCash Merchant Network has expanded to over 1000 island-wide. mCash empowers customers to conduct numerous financial transactions from their mobile phones, such as deposits, withdrawing, transferring money, paying utility & institute bills, paying for shopping, online payments, making charitable donations and robust B2B business solutions. 
mCash also supports other mobile operators to be part of mCash by partnering with Etisalat. Any Mobitel or Etisalat Customer could simply get onboard mCash free of charge by dialing #111# from the mobile. 
The mCash Mobile App has also further made mCash transactions more user-friendly which customers could download from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and the Windows Mobile Store.
Most recently, mCash achieved a milestone of launching Bank Deposits via mCash by partnering with NSB to launch NSB iSaver Service, allowing any Sri Lankan to save digitally by simply visiting 16,000+ mCash retailers island-wide.
Cardless ATMs were launched with Commercial Bank for the first time in Sri Lanka to allow Cardless Cash Withdrawals for mCash Customers. Moreover, scheduling payments has become much easier with mCash Standing Orders, which was launched for the first time in Sri Lanka on a mobile platform.
Furthermore, mCash B2B solutions serve many industries via the mCash platform, such as Banking, Insurance, Finance and Travel. mCash is popular for unbeatable offers during Valentines, Avurudu, Christmas seasons to enhance the festive spirit.
Customers can even top up their mCash Account digitally using Internet and Mobile Banking Platforms of leading banks. Most recently, mCash was awarded the Online Brand of the Year Silver Award at the Slim Brand Excellence Awards 2017. 
Approved by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, since its launch, mCash has proved to be a useful supplementary method to transfer money that is fast, user-friendly and provides a host of special offers to customers. Conceptualized by the national mobile service provider, Mobitel, mCash is revolutionizing the country’s electronic payments landscape while extending financial inclusion. 
Monday, 4th December 2017

October 2017 Winner for Season 2 of Mobitel’s Cash Bonanza Montero Extravaganza drives away with a brand new Montero

The National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel recently presented the 10th grand prize of a brand new Montero as a part of its year-round Cash Bonanza Montero Extravaganza programme. The promotion designed for Mobitel Pre-Paid, Post-Paid and Broadband customers ensures that every Rs. 50/- cash recharge, reload or Post-Paid bill value payment is entitled to eligibility. 
As a part of its monthly give-away, Mrs. Amila Udenika from Galle was announced as the lucky winner in October 2017. The presentation ceremony was held at the Wilfred Senanayake Grounds in Homagama on 18th of November 2017, and the event culminated in to a carnival atmosphere with “Flashback” band performing at the venue along with various other popular artists. 
In total via the promotion, Mobitel customers will receive Rs. 350 million from the operator throughout 2017, while two more Monteros will be given away by Mobitel in the remaining months of 2017. In addition, Mobitel is awarding cash prizes of Rs. 500/- each to a total of 219,000 lucky customers throughout the year. Cash Bonanza Montero Extravaganza programme has awarded a total of 182,410 customers with prizes worth over Rs. 310 mn as of October 2017. 
Images - Mrs. Amila Udenika from Galle receives a brand new Montero
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