Amazon India has announced the launch of Mobile Prepaid Recharges available on Amazon Pay. Now users can recharge their prepaid mobile number irrespective of carrier. Users can use this service available via Amazon India website or app to recharge their phones.
With the launch of prepaid recharges via Amazon Pay, as an introductory offer, Amazon India will offer special offers to those who recharge using Amazon Pay Balance. All customers who use Amazon Pay to recharge will be entitled to a flat 50% cash back up to Rs. 100 till December 31, 2017. Amazon has partnered with Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Aircel and Tata Docomo so that users can seamlessly recharge their mobile numbers using the service.
Commenting on the announcement, Shariq Plasticwala, Director – Payments, said “With its superior experience, Amazon Pay has become very popular among customers who use it not just to shop on Amazon.in but across several categories including food and travel. The launch of mobile recharges has opened up another avenue for customers to utilize their Amazon Pay balance. We look forward to adding newer categories and innovating on behalf of customers as we continue to simplify the payments experience in India.”
Amazon Pay is like an online wallet with the safety and convenience in mind, that Amazon introduced in India a while ago. It offers faster checkouts and ease of use. It consists of curated payment experiences (Pay on Delivery, Fast Lane cards) across existing payment methods (Debit cards, Credit Cards, Net Banking) and owned issued payment instruments (Available balance) that offer payment convenience. Amazon India recently launched cash load at doorstep using which customers can now use the cash loaded into Amazon Pay Balance, to recharge their mobile phones, shopping, buy movie tickets from Book My Show or one schedule a gift card to be sent to loved ones.