BANGKOK, 16JANUARY 2017 – 2C2P (Thailand) Co., Ltd, Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT)and MasterCard have partnered tolaunch a new top-up channel for Electronic Toll Collection System for EasyPass users in Thailand. Easy Pass users can now top up their cards easily withtheir MasterCard via easyBills’ mobile application or its website (www.easyBills.in.th), without having to pre-register their cards with therespective issuing banks. They will enjoy benefits including pointsaccumulation upon card usage, extended due dates for payments made through thecredit card, convenient storage of their favorite billers for repeat usage andchecking their historical transactions, as well as the ability to set billalerts on their calendar. A thousand gift cards worth 500 baht each willbe given away to the top1,000 MasterCard cardholders who accumulate the highest Easy Pass top-up valuevia easyBills from now till 28 February 2017.
Mr.Piyachart Ratanaprasartporn, ChiefExecutive Officer of 2C2P (Thailand) Co., Ltd.,said: “easyBills is an innovative payment service catered to digital users whoare familiar with the online platform. The collaboration marks the first timethat Easy Pass users can easily and conveniently top up their cards withoutcash, using their MasterCard without pre-registering with their banks, simplyby downloading and using the easyBills mobile application on either iOS orAndroid, or by visiting easyBills’ website (http://www.easybills.in.th/).”
“easyBillshelps consumers pay their bills easily, bringing convenience to everyone. It isequipped with special features that enable users to store their favoritebillers for future usage, store their credit card details securely for futurepayments with 2C2P’s PCIDSS Level 1 certification and set biller alerts on their calendar toremind them of the payment due. Users will receive their payment confirmationvia their emails,” Mr.Piyachart added.
Mr. Antonio Corro, Country Manager for Thailand & Myanmar,MasterCard, said, “MasterCard is very pleased to join our partners to increase convenienceto our customers. They can now top up their Easy Pass card through theeasyBills mobile application and website, with their MasterCard that is issuedby all the banks in Thailand. They can be assured that all the onlinetransactions are secure, while enjoying the privileges from using MasterCard.We believe this service will pave the way for Thailand to become a cashlesssociety soon.”
Mr.Narong Gieddech, Governor of Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) said: “Since 2010 we have provided our service forthe Electronic Toll Collection (ETC)system; there are 1.3 million Easy Passcard users. We are excited to join hands with MasterCard and 2C2P who developedeasyBills. easyBills’ application and website will be the 12thtop-up channel for Easy Pass. This service will be bolstered by Thailand’s National e-Payment system, which thegovernment is set to launch to transform Thailand intoa cashless society.”
easyBills “Pay Bill Easily…Get More Easier”, is developed by 2C2P incollaboration with MasterCard. Through this service, cardholders can payutility bills, such as electricity, water supply, telephone, mobile phonetop-up and e-wallet, as well as for insurance premium, online products, games,books and several other bills all in one app, anywhere anytime. Mostimportantly, security meets the international standard of 3D Secure.
There will be a giveaway of a thousand Tesco Lotus gift cards worth 500baht each. The prizes will be awarded to the top 1,000 MasterCard cardholderswho accumulate the highest top-up value on their Easy Pass via easyBills fromnow until February 28, 2017.
About 2C2P2C2P is a leading Southeast Asian(SEA) payment services provider. It offers a number of comprehensive,technology-driven, omni-channel payment services tailored to the needs offinancial institutions, e-commerce and m-commerce businesses and retailers,facilitating electronic and mobile commerce. 2C2P enablespayment acceptance through credit and debit cards, as well as through bankchannels such as ATMs, internet banking and mobile banking. 2C2P also facilitates cash acceptance viapayment counters, an important feature in SEA, a region characterized by lowcard penetration. With 2C2P’s comprehensive omni-channel solutions, merchants can nowtransact with both banked and unbanked customers.
2C2P is a PCIDSS Level 1 certified company. The companyprocesses billions of dollars in transactions for many businesses. 2C2P has offices across Southeast Asia,including in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore,Philippines and Thailand, as well as in Hong Kong. In 2015, 2C2P was recognized by CBInsights as one ofthe world’s top 25 payment startups. It is a 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500Award winner, recognized as one of Asia’s fastest growing technology companies.
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