Mobile internet and Mobile commerce offers a solution that is a blessing in a situation like that. With Mobile internet, You can access internet any where, any time right from your mobile and it is very secure.Â And Mobile commerce solutions like M-Wallet makes it much more safe and easy to do shopping, because you do not have to enter Credit card information every time you make a purchase.
Keeping the importance of Mobile Internet in that context, its a reason for celebration thatÂ Mobile Commerce solutions are revving up in India and recently also got a boost with Industry backing and Venture funding. The two prominent solutions in news recently are JiGrahak's NGPayÂ andÂ Â PayMate. In this post, we will cover NGPay and cover PayMate in an upcoming post.
What is NGPay: JiGrahak's NGPayÂ is a free Mobile WalletÂ service that enable users to make payments via their cell phones in a secured way. Users enter their credit card information only once during the setup. Then, Users can buy products like airline tickets, movie tickets, flowers, books etc from Merchants partnering with NGPay platform, without entering credit card information again. Also, each user will have a secure PIN that must be entered to proceed with the transaction. Payment is automatically made from your Wallet, through your credit card. You can top upÂ your NGPay account with any credit card. Debit card support is on the way.
Air Deccan and Sify Mall are the first partners of this platform at the time of writing. Pretty soon, you can also pay your friends or communities using NGPay. Regarding venture funds, JiGrahakÂ also received a $2.2 million funding fromÂ Helion Venture PartnersÂ recently.
What you need: All you need is a Java enabled Mobile Phone with service that enables you to access internet, like GPRS connection. Around 150 models support Java and are capable of GPRS connections.
How to Start: Send an SMS message with 'NGPAY DND' to +91 9945444000 OR logon to www.ngpay.com from your mobile phone browser to download NGPay.Â Â Â
How to Access the service: Switch on your mobile. Go to Air Deccan or Sify Mall and shop what you want. Pay with your NGPay wallet (additionally you can pay with credit card also). Watch for a demo from the links below to get an idea.
For more information visit the following links:
- NGPay Home Page: http://www.ngpay.com/jsp/index.jspÂ
- How to buy tickets at AirDeccan: http://www.ngpay.com/faqs/Air Deccan/FAQs.html
- Watch a demo on how to buy Air Tickets from Air Deccan.
- How to shop at Sify Mall: http://www.ngpay.com/faqs/Sifymall/BuyProduct.htm
- Watch a demo on how to shop in Sify Mall.
- List of supported Mobile Handsets
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