Airtel Payments Banks will integrate with Ola app to allow consumers to pay for their rides, reported the Money Control.
“Ola Money (Ola’s mobile wallet) will be integrated as a digital payment solution within MyAirtel App and Airtel’s website to enable recharge/bill payment of Airtel prepaid mobile/DTH connections,” said an official communiqué by Airtel.
Besides, Airtel retail points will assist customers looking to book an Ola ride through kiosks at these locations. The telecom major will also facilitate migration of Ola devices to Airtel’s 4G network.
“Both partners will work to offer a range of value-added services from Airtel’s stable to Ola customers over time,” it added.
“Both companies have strengths that complement each other and this offers massive scope to co-create exciting products and solutions for customers,” said Gopal Vittal, managing director and chief executive officer(India and South Asia) of Bharti Airtel.
The partnership will also see Airtel offering a suite of entertainment on Ola Play in Ola cabs.
“Partners and customers of both brands will see increased convenience and access to mobility as well as connectivity at the same time,” said Bhavish Aggarwal, chief executive officer and co-founder at Ola.