Direct e-payment for water and electricity
EBank recently announced its partnership with Netvend Metering Solutions for the vending of prepaid electricity and prepaid water. Through this partnership, EBank account holders can now purchase prepaid electricity and prepaid water from their EBank accounts directly to the City of Windhoek and most towns, villages and settlements countrywide.
“True to our motto, Make Life Easy, this collaboration greatly enhances access to essential services for everyone in Namibia,” said Bronwen Chase, EBank’s Head of Sales and Distribution. “EBank clients can now purchase these prepaid services simply by dialling *140*140# from their cellphone or via Mobi- or internet banking on an authorised internet device of their choice – anytime of the day, any day of the year” she continued.
Netvend, a Namibian owned prepaid vending solutions provider, has been in existence since 2008 and offers the latest technology vending systems for prepaid water and prepaid electricity, as well as Smart Metering solutions for the Electricity Supply Industry. Since their establishment, Netvend have grown to have the biggest geographic vending footprint in Namibia, which includes the RED and NamPower as well as Local Authorities such as Windhoek and other towns, villages and settlements, establishing itself as a prominent player in the market. “Through our agreements with the various Supply Authorities, we provide prepaid electricity vending services for all major towns, villages, and settlements, as well private estates and body corporates. Amongst these are places such as Witvlei, Noordoewer, Grunau and the Residential Estates of Auas View and Omeya,” affirmed Carusoe van der Merwe, Head of Operations for Netvend. The agreement with EBank also allows for the purchasing of prepaid water services for the towns of Rehoboth and Gobabis with Windhoek and Okahandja soon to be added About EBank
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