Posted in | 24 February, 2010

CSL offers TransferTo International Mobile Top-up Solution

TransferTo, the global mobile airtime transfer company, today announced that it is joining forces with CSL Limited, the leading mobile operator in Hong Kong, to offer cross border airtime remittances.

International workers, travelers and visitors who are using CSL prepaid card may now recharge the prepaid mobile phone of their relatives back home using the “Share-a-load” service. To share a load, the sender needs to SMS the amount and destination number. Transaction is processed in real-time through TransferTo secure platform.

The solution is mainly offered to foreign communities, international workers and visitors who maintain strong ties with their families and relatives abroad. Although they send part of their earnings every month directly to the household head, they lack an appropriate service for sending smaller amounts to the rest of their family. TransferTo comes as the perfect solution for giving out airtime recharge as a gift on special occasions such as birthdays, festivals or celebrations.

“Hong Kong is one of the most sophisticated and competitive telecommunications markets in the world. We are pleased to offer a new and innovative service to the ethnic segments of our client base” says Wesley Cheng, Executive Vice President, Prepaid, Wholesale & Carrier Business of CSL Limited said.

“We are enthusiastic about this partnership as the service has a great untapped potential in Hong Kong. It will enable the strong expatriates’ communities in Hong Kong to send airtime to top up the prepaid phones of their relatives in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, which is two of the extensive list of countries available to this service” said Eric Barbier, CEO of TransferTo.

With more than 100 migration corridors fully covered over 5 continents, TransferTo is a leading global player in the international airtime remittance space.

 

About CSL Limited

CSL is Hong Kong first and leading mobile network operator. It is also the first mobile company in Hong Kong to employ a distinctive market segmentation strategy and it uses leading-edge technologies to provide customer-focused services through segmented brands: 1O1O, one2free and New World Mobility.

It operates Next GTM, a world-class GSM / WCDMA network through which it offers comprehensive post and pre-paid mobile services to both local and international customers. CSL is also the leading roaming operator in Hong Kong to provide unmatched international multi-media connectivity with over 470 mobile operators around the world. For more information, please visit www.hkcsl.com.

CSL is a subsidiary of Telstra Corporation Limited, Australia leading telecommunications and information services company (www.telstra.com).

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