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Last updated: 15 Jul, 2016  

Freecharge Partners with Shuttl for Cashless Commute

NewsVoir | 14 Jul, 2016
Freecharge, India’s fastest growing digital payments platform has partnered with bus aggregator Shuttl to help over 15,000 commuters in Delhi- NCR to go cashless for their daily commute. Consumers can pay for their ride on Shuttl app using the Freecharge wallet in less than 10 seconds.

 

With this partnership, Freecharge will make in-roads in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad and influence daily habits of commuters to move from cash to digital payments. With over 20,000 rides per day and approximately 400 buses at over 100 routes, Shuttl will be able to offer its commuters a swifter and secure way to pay with Freecharge. As per the partnership Shuttl will also get instant access to millions of wallet users and leverage the best-in-class payment gateway from Freecharge.

 

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Sudeep Tandon, Chief Business Officer, Freecharge said, “Our partnership with Shuttl is another step in the direction to make daily payments more convenient for consumers. To drive adoption of digital payments we need to ensure payments are not just safer but swifter than cash too. Commuters now don't need to tender exact cash for their rides and can seamlessly complete their payment process in less than 10 seconds with our wallet.”

 

Mr. Amit Singh, Co-Founder, Shuttl said, “We are glad to partner with Freecharge as our payment gateway provider. Shuttl and Freecharge will work together to enhance customer experience through this partnership. Together we will be able to drive the adoption of shared commute on a tech platform that will give consumers a safe, reliable and comfortable ride. In our efforts to battle congestion and pollution, we welcome Freecharge as our partner and friend. ”

 

Today consumers and merchants both demand convenience and frictionless payment process. Through such associations, Freecharge is further winning the customer and merchant trust with 99% transaction success rate and is strengthening its partner ecosystem and expanding its footprint in travel and hospitality sector.

 

About Freecharge

Freecharge is India’s fastest growing digital payments platform. Consumers across the country use Freecharge to make prepaid, post-paid, DTH and Electricity bill payments for numerous utility service providers in addition to leading online and offline merchants. Freecharge is PCI DSS compliant for information security and is at the forefront of the mobile commerce revolution with over 90 per cent of transactions originating from mobile. Freecharge Go, the virtual card was launched in January 2016, making Freecharge wallet the universally accepted wallet in India.
 

For more details, please visit www.freecharge.com or download the Freecharge app.

 

About Shuttl

Shuttl is India’s largest bus-aggregating platform that aims to make daily commute more convenient for urban intercity travellers. The company is based out of Gurgaon and caters to the needs of commuters in the Delhi-NCR region with around 20000 rides per day. Shuttl launched its tech-enabled platform in April, 2015 and has been funded by Sequoia Capital, Times Internet and Lightspeed Ventures. We currently operate on 100+ routes with more than 400+ buses on the platform. Shuttl is trying to solve the problem of young Indians looking for a smarter mode of commuting. The increasing traffic woes and pollution has led to the concept of Shuttl as a greener and smarter transport alternative.
 

For more details, please visit www.shuttl.com or download the Shuttl app.

 
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