Today SaskTel announced that they launched a new mobile payments solution effective April 22, 2015, allowing customers to make purchases using only their mobile device and their banks mobile payments application. At launch, the service will be available to TD customers with other financial institutions being added in the future.
To offer this new service, SaskTel partnered with EnStream, a company that develops standardized, secure and easy-to-use mobile payment capabilities that work with existing credit, debit and pre-paid capabilities offered by financial institutions and across all wireless carriers.
“SaskTel and our customers embrace innovative technology and believe that it exists to simplify and enhance our day to day life,” said Ron Styles, SaskTel President and CEO. “We are very excited to launch this service and plan to offer this functionality to our customers with other financial institutions in the near future.”
EnStream’s solution gives banks the proven security of SIM based secure elements, as well as the opportunity to maintain their direct relationship with their customers, through their own banking or payment applications. For more information about this new service, please see sasktel.com/mobilepayments.
SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and over 1.4 million customer connections including over 618,000 wireless accesses, 437,000 wireline network accesses, 258,000 Internet accesses and over 103,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
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Tara Tibeau, SaskTel Manager of External Communication