Dialog Axiata deploys LANKAQR | Sunday Observer

Dialog Axiata deploys LANKAQR

1 November, 2020
At the launch. From left: Padmanath Muthukumarana, Senior Manager, Mobile Financial Services, Dialog Axiata, D. Kumaratunge, Director, Payments and Settlements Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, and Renuka Fernando, Chairman, Dialog Finance and Chief Digital Services Officer of Dialog Axiata.
At the launch. From left: Padmanath Muthukumarana, Senior Manager, Mobile Financial Services, Dialog Axiata, D. Kumaratunge, Director, Payments and Settlements Department, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, and Renuka Fernando, Chairman, Dialog Finance and Chief Digital Services Officer of Dialog Axiata.

Dialog Axiata PLC in partnership with Dialog Finance PLC and LankaClear, launched LANKAQR’ - the National Quick Response (QR) Code Standard for local currency payments introduced by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Dialog aims to enable over 50,000 of its partner merchants with access to the LANKAQR platform for digital financial transactions by the end of the year. 

 The adoption of this universal LANKAQR standard by Dialog on a national level will enable any LANKAQR enabled payment app users to purchase goods and services through Dialog merchants accepting LANKAQR payments without a transaction cost with instant payment notifications.

Over 50,000 Dialog merchant outlets will enjoy zero set up cost, lower transaction cost, zero maintenance cost and instant notification receipts. Dialog’s eZ Cash mobile wallet customers can now make payments through LANKAQR using their eZ Cash mobile wallet and Genie payment app customers will soon be able to pay through LANKAQR subsequently using any bank account,orVisa and Mastercard debit and credit cards at any LANKAQR merchant online and offline platforms. 

LANKAQR islandwide campaign was launched at the ‘Mataleta LANKAQR’ event on September 12 at the CBSL Matale regional office.

 

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