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.
This is digit team signing off. Catch the conversation on twitter under #EzCash #lka hashtags.
We move on to the next stage of the proceeding since we are done with the QnA session.
Following is a cocktail session.
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
Globally, we have about 210 mobile money service providers in 84 countries. – Gerald
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
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
Now is the opportunity for the media to ask their questions from the Head Panel.
The very first transaction is now happening by EtisalatSL & dialoglk as Dr Hans & Salman makes the transaction. Thats Rs 72 sent!!
I look forward to your support. Dr. Hans finishes.
This brings honor to SL since this is the first of its kind. – Dr. Hans
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
EzCash is used by the 60% of Sri Lankas population.
I’d like to thank Etisalat for partnering with us. – Hans
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
Dr. Hans Wijesuriya, Group CEO of Dialog Axiata will address the gathering next.
Etisalat will search for opportunities to provide the best for Sri Lanka. – Wail
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
This is the first in the world.
Wail extends his gratitude towards EzCash for making this happen by extending their hands.
This is a significant milestone. – Wail
Acting CEO of Etisalat Lanka Wail Salman is on stage now.
With his warm wishes, Gerald is done with his speech.
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
There are 60 million customers are active globally, therefor we want to make awareness of this mobile money initiative. – Gerald
at GSMA we represent over 800 mobile operators. We also work with the vendors and health providers.
Mr. Gerald Rasugu, Expert on Mobile Money is on the podium now.
Fariq concludes. He will take Questions in the QnA session.
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
Privacy of the customers are taken care as well. -Fariq
Insurance payments, AAT, ACCA payments and many other benefits are available. – Fariq
Therefor this is very convinient. You can pay your utility bills and do window shopping and easily transfer money to your account. – Fariq
The same experience can be experienced through Etisalat eZ Cash service. Access all the service available in Dialog carrier. – Fariq
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
HNB is our custodian Bank, Deutsche Bank is our Trustee bank. – Fariq
This is the first time ever, where 2 telcos come together with one platform. – Fariq
Next up we have Mr. Fariq Cader – Senior General Manager of Mobile Money and Payements – Dialog to do his presentation.
We are starting off.
eZ Cash: Transcending Traditional Boundaries.
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.
Hello everyone. We are Live from Taj Samudra Crystam Ballroom for Introduction of Dialog eZ Cash to Etisalat Customers.