21st January 2021

Zamtel and Barclays Zambia Plc partner to launch online payment solution

Credit: The Dunes

Zamtel and Barclays Bank Zambia Plc have announced the launch of a unique online payment solution to bring convenice and enable Zamtel customers pay for various communication products and services.

The two institutions bring together years of experience and unique expertise in telecommunication and financial services to deliver a payment solution that is safe, secure, reliable and efficient and is consistent with provisions of the National Payment Systems Act (2007).

Through this partnership, Zamtel customers will be able to pay for their data accounts on ADSL as well as purchase credit for mobile numbers from the comfort of their home or office, using the secure Barclays e-Commerce platform.

“With the e-Commerce solution, users will be able to purchase credit, data bundles on ADSL, check credit balance and view payment history,” said Zamtel Chief Marketing Officer, Loh-Zindaba Sakala.

Commenting of the partnership, Barclays Bank Zambia said in line with its strategy, its focus was on delivering innovative products and services to its customers that is anchored on the effective use of technology.

As a trusted brand in banking with over 100years existence in Zambia, Barclays Bank Zambia has continued to focus on providing our customers’ with financial solutions that not only meet their needs but exceed their expectations.

“Globally, the banking sector has been no exception to the ever changing technology trends and for this reason, we have continued to in invest in our technology platforms in order to provide our customers with superior banking services that offer them the convenience to transact anywhere and anytime. Therefore, for us at Barclays, the Digital agenda is part of our DNA and as a way of transforming our customers’ experience, we constantly seek partnerships and alliances such as the one we have entered into with Zamtel in order to leverage complementary competencies that benefit customers.” said Barclays Bank Zambia Managing Director Mzinga Melu.

Commenting on the partnership, Zamtel Acting Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Mupeta said:

“This strategic partnership clearly demonstrates the confidence that both Zamtel and Barclays  have in the Zambian economy and are committed to cashlight and risk-free payment solutions.”

One thought on “Zamtel and Barclays Zambia Plc partner to launch online payment solution

  1. If this was a clear MVP it’d be laudable. But at this point it brings nothing new to the table. Thousands​ of merchants out there still need practical online payment solutions, not PayPal.

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