For the First Time in Qatar, Customers can Purchase Vodafone Red Vouchers through Mobile Phones
Doha Bank in Collaboration with Vodafone Qatar in announced today the extension of their joint services to a newly launched smart channel.
Vodafone Qatar and Doha Bank already has a long standing relationship and a major partnership agreement, which spans real time debit transactions, Doha Bank ATM recharge and Online banking for Vodafone subscribers and Doha Bank customers.
With the launch of the new Doha Bank Mobile Banking Application, Doha Bank have incorporated comprehensive services and valuable e-commerce ingenuities to offer greater convenience to customers. With Vodafone a valued partner, Vodafone Red recharge Vouchers have now become available for purchase for the first time ever in Qatar using the Doha Bank mobile banking application.
This comes in line with the strategic course that Doha Bank and Vodafone have mutually decided to in aligning and integrating the Telecom Business with the Banking Industry. With 80% of the world’s population and nearly 3 billion people estimated to have a mobile phone in the upcoming 5 years, Doha Bank as is customary has been a forerunner in offering its expertise for the mobile Telecom Industry. It is correspondingly in perpetual developments to enrich the mobile experience with banking and e-commerce facilities, knowing that there is no technology aside from mobile telephony that is reaching maturity at such a rapid rate.
On the occasion Mr. Nabil Tabbara Executive Manager of Retail Banking at Doha Bank said: “Doha Bank distinguished the importance of rapidly providing financial services through mobile phones to offer a physical proximity and added convenience for customers. With mobile phones, customers do not have to walk miles to find a banking branch—they are instead carrying the banking branch in their pockets. We are extending our e-commerce platform to the Mobile Banking Application which has become the next generation banking with the smart phones proliferation, which took us by storm.
In continuation, he added: “What makes Doha Bank Mobile Banking most suitable, is the fact that Doha Bank application is offered for ALL phones including the top 3 smart phone operating systems Blackberry, Apple iOS, Android and the most vastly used web enabled handsets, such as Nokia, and Samsung..etc.”
He also said: “We are glad to offer Vodafone Red purchase on mobile phones and for the first time ever to all our customers. This is a result of the dynamism of our teams and our constant efforts in creating synergy in business while enriching our customer experience. If our customers happen to be awake and out of credit midnight Vodafone and Doha Bank are open to service them. Additionally, with Doha Bank’s Mobile Banking Application our customers can now enjoy the flexibility of purchasing their Vodafone Red anywhere in the world.”
Phillip Worsley, Head of Operations at Vodafone said: “This is a great addition to the recharge options for our customers and as the “Home of Smartphones” in Qatar I am sure we will see customers download this application and take advantage of the flexibility the solution offers The collaboration with Doha Bank that allows Vodafone mobile users to automatically recharge their credit has been founded on the grounds of a 24/7 service availability and today with the Mobile Banking Application has developed to become everywhere service availability, making it even more convenient for our customers to recharge.”