PTCL launches bill payment points for its customers:
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) introduced public cash/card payment machines (PCPM)–Bill payment points for the convenience of its customers.
PTCL Bill Payments Points in the first phase are being installed in Karachi Lahore and Islamabad.
They provide the customers the facility to pay at their convenience at any time of the day, as these points will be operational 24 hours. The Bill Payment Points accept partial and advance payments with automatic and immediate restoration of suspended connections on payments, as the customers’ account will be updated online.
The bill Payments Points have operating functions similar to ATMs and are operated through a touch screen interface.
With the introduction of PTCL Bill Payment Points customers will be saved the hassle of standing in long queues to pay their PTCL bills. They can make the bill payment at the nearest PTCL Bill Payment Point, get an automated receipt and also receive an SMS confirming the payments within few minuts of the transaction.
These points accept currency notes from Rs 5, 000 to Rs 20 with easy handling feature along with the option of English or Urdu as the medium of instructions.
(Published in English Daily “Daily Times” on Friday, March 18, 2011)