Dialog Axiata receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification | Sunday Observer

Dialog Axiata receives GSMA Mobile Money Certification

Dialog Axiata has become the first mobile money service provider in Sri Lanka to be granted certification under the GSMA’s Mobile Money Certification initiative. Through its Mobile Payment Network, eZ Cash, Dialog Axiata is among first seven mobile money service providers in the world and the first in Sri Lanka to receive the certification. eZ Cash connects over 16 million Sri Lankan mobile users with 20,000 merchants and service providers and was named the winner of the ‘NFC and Mobile Money Award’ at the 2015 Global Mobile Awards.

Mobile subscribers of Dialog, Etisalat and Hutch have seamless access to the full portfolio of eZ Cash services, bringing forward a combined subscriber base who could transact electronically via eZ Cash.

Group Chief Executive, Dialog Axiata PLC, Supun Weerasinghe said, “We are indeed humbled to be one of the first mobile money service providers in the world, and first in Sri Lanka, to have received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, underscoring the product’s security, transparency and reach, and Dialog Axiata’s ability to deliver inclusive financial services to millions of Sri Lankans.”

Head of Asia Pacific, GSMA, Julian Gorman said, .“Mobile money has emerged as a key enabler of financial inclusion in South Asia with the highest year-on-year growth in accounts of any region in 2017,”

“The certification is a consumer-focused initiative, aimed at giving customers confidence that their funds are in safe hands and they can expect a high level of customer service. We congratulate Dialog Axiata on their achievement as Sri Lanka’s first certified provider, and we look forward to others in the region achieving certification,” he said.