Tele2 connects to Mir payment system
OREANDA-NEWS. Tele2, an alternative mobile operator, has announced cooperation with the National System of Payment Cards (NSPK). Now subscribers may use Mir cards to pay for the company’s services.
The company has started accepting cards of the Mir payment system in 150 single-brand stores in Moscow and Moscow Region. Mir card holders will pay for Tele2 services by using terminals in the retail network. Tele2 has become the first among mobile operators who started accepting Mir cards in its stores. The service is also available at Tele2 stalls that are situated in the Pyaterochka retail chain in Moscow.
All subscribers will soon get an opportunity to use Mir cards for the payment of services at oplata.tele2.ru. Autopay users will also be able to pay for the services with this new tool. The subscriber only have to link his/her card to a phone number at My Tele2 and set a threshold amount – the account will be topped up when the sum drops to the limit.
Igor Maystrenko, Director of Sales and Marketing at Tele2:
“We witness an active development of the Mir payment system and believe that this service will be in great demand in Russia. Tele2 continues its work in partnership with the national payment card system, so that the service would become available to as may users as possible not only in the Moscow area but also other regions of the country.”
Sergey Radchenkov, Chief Commercial Officer at NSPK:
“Tele2 was the first of mobile operators to have started accepting Mir cards in its single-brand stores in the Moscow metropolitan area. We believe that our cooperation will continue and Mir holders will get new services including those available at the website.”