African Telecoms giant, MTN has introduced Remita, a leading Nigerian electronic payment platform, for the management of all its post-paid invoicing, payment, and service-and-expense reconciliation needs in the country to enable ease of payments and achieve instant value in a flexible manner for its Nigerian post-paid customers.
With this development, enterprises and individuals on MTN’s post-paid billing system in Nigeria will now be able choose an invoice and amount to pay through any of the multiple payment channels available on Remita, receive a payment notification and an automatically updated transactions record with the largest telecoms provider in the country.
The telecommunications giant made this announcement recently after integrating its system with Remita’s invoicing and payments solutions suite. The partnership is expected to holistically transform the experience of post-paid customers of MTN Nigeria, enabling them consummate transactions in the most convenient way, achieve payment flexibility and maintain a record that is up-to-date and truly reflective of their payment status.
With post-paid payments now to be made on Remita, customers can centrally view, pay and manage all their bills. They can also retrieve their invoices and complete payments for their total outstanding bills or selected invoices. They would also be able to enter a custom amount to be settled through a wide array of payment options available on Remita including card, internet banking, electronic wallet, USSD, bank transfer, phone number and registered Remita profile. Remita transactions can also be completed at any bank branch and agent locations nationwide.
To enjoy Remita’s fast and reliable service for MTN post-paid bills, customers are to visit Remita website, remita.net, select ‘Bills and Purchases’, click ‘Pay MTN Bills’, enter their identification type (Invoice ID, Account ID or Service ID), and then proceed to pay through the option most seamless for them.
In its announcement to customers, MTN confirmed that it had partnered with Remita for an easier payment experience and encouraged customers to call 216 or email ES.Service@mtn.com for more details on how to enjoy the service which would guarantee them a stress-free payment experience.
Setting the pace for other players within the telecommunications industry, Remita billing and payment system is the first and only one of its kind within Nigeria which offers such an impressive level of transparency, ease of use and instant service consummation for post-paid customers.
Speaking on the collaboration, David Okeme, Divisional Head, Vertical Markets and Payment Applications at SystemSpecs, providers of Remita, said: “With the increasing competition in every sector of the economy today, we at SystemSpecs are always exploring opportunities for collaboration, with the objective of improving customer experience across various levels of existence.
“Partnering to power the payment needs of MTN Nigeria’s post-paid customers is yet another step in this direction which aligns with our insatiable longing to add value through the provision of innovative payment technology.”
Remita thrives on partnerships with other players within Africa’s financial ecosystem and has emerged a provider of robust payment infrastructure and solutions to telcos, fintechs, financial institutions as well as individuals, other organisations and governments. SystemSpecs, the provider of Remita, is a 29-year-old Nigerian technology company, founded by John Obaro, and a foremost provider of financial technology and human resource management technology solutions. In addition to Remita, SystemSpecs is the provider of fintech solution, Paylink, and human resource management solution, HumanManager.
MTN Nigeria provides wireless telecommunication services and offers roaming, Internet, bills payment, device financing, data management, SIM registration and other related services to individuals and corporate customers all over Nigeria.