PARTNERSHIP SEALED: MultiChoice Uganda General Manager Charles Hamya (R) with the CEO Stanbic Uganda Mr Patrick Mweheire (L) after inking the partnership.

MultiChoice Uganda and Stanbic Bank Uganda have endorsed a partnership that will enable their subscribers to pay subscription.

Through Stanbic’s uniquely tailored Mobile and Online banking solutions, the bank believes its new system will make it easier and more convenient for DStv & GOtv customers to pay their subscriptions.

This new partnership will enable Stanbic clients to continue enjoying their DStv and GOtv experience by making instant, easy payments through the bank’s digital solutions like the Stanbic App, Online Banking and Stanbic Mobile Banking *290#.

Addressing the media at a joint press conference held at the MultiChoice Head Office, Charles Hamya, the General Manager of MultiChoice Uganda, said: “As a technology-driven company, MultiChoice is continuously looking at utilising the latest digital platforms for the benefit of our clients and the partnership with Stanbic allows us to achieve this objective.

The biggest advantage now is the versatility of the Stanbic digital banking platforms that interface directly with our billing system which customers can access at no extra cost,” Mr Hamya said.

“This means our clients get instantly reconnected once they have made the mobile or online payment without the need to queue up at our offices or line up at a banking hall,” Mr Hamya said and added: “These are the easiest and most affordable ways to pay for all your favourite entertainment, sports channels and documentaries.”

Speaking at the same event, Patrick Mweheire, the Chief Executive – Stanbic Bank Uganda said the bank will create more innovative banking solutions that provide customers with greater convenience and flexibility.

“By using the Stanbic digital solutions, customers will enjoy the ability to instantly renew their subscriptions and will not incur any extra charges for this service,” Mr Mweheire said.

Demonstrating how payments on Stanbic’s mobile banking platform are done, Veronica Sentongo – Stanbic’s Head, Digital Banking explained, “To enjoy this opportunity, the Customer will need to be registered for either our Mobile or Online banking platforms.

She added: “Once you confirm that the transaction has been successfully completed, you will receive a notification alert from the bank to inform you that a deduction has been made from your account.”