Mumbai: Country's second largest software exporter Infosys on Monday said it has been selected as the technology partner for 'airtel money', the mobile wallet service of telecom operator Bharti Airtel.
Under the partnership, Infosys will deploy its mobile commerce platform Infosys Walletedge to enable the service support cashless payments and settlement needs of customers, Infosys said in a filing to the BSE.
The platform will enable 'airtel money' customers to pay bills, recharge accounts, shop at over 7,000 merchant outlets, transact online through multiple channels, including mobile phones, interactive voice response, ATMs and points of sale, it added.
"We believe that airtel money that empowers the customer with the convenience of instant money transfer will play a pivotal role towards driving the goal of financial inclusion in the country.
"We are confident that together we will offer a compelling proposition for our customers for them to accept airtel money as a way of life," Bharti airtel CEO India and South Asia Sanjay Kapoor said.