One of India’s leading telecommunication company, Airtel has joined it’s hand with cab aggregator Ola to offer digital services to customers. This partnership will help to expand their ecosystem hence making it much more functional and a better digital services for their customers. Both will leverage their ecosystems to build innovative solutions that enhance customer convenience and add to the service experience.
Airtel Payments Bank will integrate with Ola app hence making digital payments easier to customers for their rides. Similarly, Ola Money will integrate within MyAirtel App and the Airtel website to offer a wide range of convenient digital payment solutions to customers. Additionally it will also offer to recharge of Airtel prepaid mobile or DTH and payment of Airtel mobile or broadband bills through Ola Money.
Airtel retail points will assist customers looking to book an Ola ride through kiosks in these locations. Airtel will be able to leverage Ola’s massive base of driver partners, who will act as retail points for recharging Airtel prepaid numbers on the go. Additionally Airtel’s suite of entertainment offerings will be available on Ola Play in the form of exclusive content for Ola’s customers.
In addition, Airtel will also facilitate migration of the Ola devices to Airtel 4G network and currently Airtel has 4G services Live in all 22 telecom circles of India.
Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia) Bharti Airtel said, “At Airtel, we are constantly innovating to build products and partnerships that accelerate the development of India’s digital ecosystem. We are delighted to partner Ola to enable a seamless digital experience for customers. Both companies have strengths that complement each other and this offers massive scope to co-create exciting products and solutions for customers. Ola will also benefit from Airtel’s extensive retail network and our integrated suite of world-class connectivity solutions for businesses that help them drive growth through better efficiency.”
Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO and Co-founder at Ola said, “At Ola, we are always focused on innovating and building on the mobility experience for customers as well as driver partners. This first-of-its-kind partnership brings a host of offerings from two massive ecosystems together. Airtel will integrate its offerings across payments, content, PoS networks, and more with Ola’s offerings for its large customer and partner base. We see this as a win-win for partners and customers of both brands, bringing increased convenience and access to mobility as well as connectivity at the same time.”