Cashless Lagos: Starcomms Launches Airtime Recharge on Quickteller Platform

Lagos, Nigeria, May 05, 2012: Due to the cashless policy introduced into the Nigeria economy system by Central Bank of Nigeria early this year. The Nigeria’s leading Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, Starcomms has signed an agreement with Interswitch Limited a leading in e-payment network in Nigeria  for the sale of logical recharge (airtime) PINs on its value added service platform called Quickteller. 
These will make Starcomms customers comfortably recharge their mobile phones any time of the day via the Quickteller platform from the comfort of their homes, offices, across ATMs, POS and Online at  
“the partnership is coming on the heels of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) introduction of a new policy to reduce the usage of physical cash in financial transactions across the country” (using Lagos State for the pilot scheme.) Mr. Logan Pather, Chief Executive officer of Starcomms said.
Starcomms has demonstrated its willingness to provide its customers with a convenient means of staying connected to the network as they no longer have to buy and scratch recharge cards to top up their phones he added.
 With Quickteller customers can now top up via multiple channels which include ATMs, POS and Online and still purchase the different denominations at the respective face value.