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Live Blog – Introduction of Dialog eZ Cash to Etisalat Customers

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Scheduled to start at 5.30 PM at the Crystal Upper Ballroom of Taj Samudra followed by a Cocktail session.

Have an eye on this space for more info.

 

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20147:01 pm

This is digit team signing off. Catch the conversation on twitter under #EzCash #lka hashtags.

Good Evening.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:58 pm

We move on to the next stage of the proceeding since we are done with the QnA session.

Following is a cocktail session.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:57 pm

How the CB and TRC has facilitated this initiative with their regulations?

This was felicitated by CB itself in the beginning. They drafted new policies and regulations. – Dr. Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:53 pm

Globally, we have about 210 mobile money service providers in 84 countries. – Gerald

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:50 pm

We can extend this platform for all 5 providers and we are happy to do so, but Etisalat was the most aggressive partner. – Dr. Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:47 pm

A journalist asks for statistics.

At the moment EzCash subscriber count is 1.3 million. and the rest could be found in the Press Release. – Dr. Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:45 pm

Now is the opportunity for the media to ask their questions from the Head Panel.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:44 pm

The very first transaction is now happening by EtisalatSL & dialoglk as Dr Hans & Salman makes the transaction. Thats Rs 72 sent!!

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:44 pm

I look forward to your support. Dr. Hans finishes.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:43 pm

This brings honor to SL since this is the first of its kind. – Dr. Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:42 pm

Apart from Kenya , the next most aggressive Mobile Money ecosystem is in Sri Lanka and I’d like to thank Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the open regulations. – Dr. Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:41 pm

EzCash is used by the 60% of Sri Lankas population.

I’d like to thank Etisalat for partnering with us. – Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:40 pm

It is indeed a pleasure to be here today where Ez cash becomes the first Mobile Money System in the world with 2 operators collaborated into one platform. – Hans

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:39 pm

Dr. Hans Wijesuriya, Group CEO of Dialog Axiata will address the gathering next.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:38 pm

Etisalat will search for opportunities to provide the best for Sri Lanka. – Wail

He concludes.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:37 pm

Etisalat has been a leader of provider. Innovation such as Mobile Money is taking over and stake holders are coming together to provide this platform to SL users. – Wail

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:35 pm

This is the first in the world.

Wail extends his gratitude towards EzCash for making this happen by extending their hands.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:34 pm

This is a significant milestone. – Wail

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Acting CEO of Etisalat Lanka Wail Salman is on stage now.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:33 pm

With his warm wishes, Gerald is done with his speech.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:33 pm

The world will be looking at this. Looking for replicate this thing as well. I want to appreciate the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for lifting barriers so these telcos can come together. – Gerald

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:32 pm

There are 60 million customers are active globally, therefor we want to make awareness of this mobile money initiative. – Gerald

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:30 pm

at GSMA we represent over 800 mobile operators. We also work with the vendors and health providers.

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Mr. Gerald Rasugu, Expert on Mobile Money is on the podium now.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:29 pm

Fariq concludes. He will take Questions in the QnA session.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:28 pm

No need to have many wallets.
Savings for the economy while the investments are not doubled. Wider access to wider banking. Seamless nature of the transaction. These are the benefits. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:27 pm

Privacy of the customers are taken care as well. -Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:26 pm

Insurance payments, AAT, ACCA payments and many other benefits are available. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:25 pm

Therefor this is very convinient. You can pay your utility bills and do window shopping and easily transfer money to your account. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:24 pm

The same experience can be experienced through Etisalat eZ Cash service. Access all the service available in Dialog carrier. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:24 pm

You can seamlessly act with these both carriers with one platform.

IF there is another mobile operator, they con join this initiative. This ecosystem is made that simple. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:22 pm

HNB is our custodian Bank, Deutsche Bank is our Trustee bank. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:21 pm

This is the first time ever, where 2 telcos come together with one platform. – Fariq

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:20 pm

Next up we have Mr. Fariq Cader – Senior General Manager of Mobile Money and Payements – Dialog to do his presentation.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20146:18 pm

We are starting off.

eZ Cash: Transcending Traditional Boundaries.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20145:56 pm

Dr. Hans Wijesuriya Group CEO of Dialog Axiata and Wail Salman, Acting CEO of Etisalat Lanka would address the gathering tonight. Stay tuned for detailed updates.

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20145:55 pm

From Press From Press Mar 24, 20145:52 pm

Hello everyone. We are Live from Taj Samudra Crystam Ballroom for Introduction of Dialog eZ Cash to Etisalat Customers.

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