Indian Telecom users to enjoy Autopay via UPI with JIO

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Kolkata, Jan 06 : National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Jio have announced that UPI AUTOPAY has now been introduced for the telecom industry with Jio.

Hundreds of millions of Jio customers can now set standing instructions on the MyJio App using UPI AUTOPAY for their favourite tariff plans and enjoy a hassle-free recharging experience, according to a media statement here on Thursday.

Jio’s integration with UPI AUTOPAY has made it the first player in the telecom industry to go live with the unique e-mandate feature that was launched by NPCI.

Kunal Kalawatia, Chief of Products, NPCI, said, “We are glad to associate with Jio and witness UPI AUTOPAY venturing into the ever-evolving telecom sector. We believe our collaboration will change the way Jio customers experience the renewal of their mobile tariff plans. With UPI AUTOPAY, it’s our constant endeavour at NPCI to provide an extra layer of comfort and convenience to all the customers for their recurring spending and payments. We believe that this integration will drive a favourable customer sentiment about seamless and automated recurring payments.”

Kiran Thomas, Director, Jio, said, “The combination of Jio’s superior prepaid and postpaid plans and UPI AUTOPAY will now be available to every Jio user. Jio users will no longer need to remember their recharge renewal date or bill payment date and perform manual payments. This will enable an ALWAYS-ON service experience for every Jio prepaid user.”


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