Bharti Airtel, Ola team up for integrated digital services


Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Ola to offer a range of digital services. Under the strategic partnership, Airtel Payments Bank will integrate with Ola app while Ola Money will integrate with Airtel digital properties. This will allow Ola users an additional digital payment mode while booking rides.

Ola Money will be integrated as a digital payment solution within MyAirtel App and the Airtel website to enable recharge of Airtel prepaid mobile/DTH and payment of Airtel mobile/broadband bills through Ola Money. Moreover, Airtel retail stores will assist customers looking to book an Ola ride through kiosks in select locations. Meanwhile, Ola’s driver partners, will assist riders in recharging Airtel prepaid numbers on the go.

The partnership will also have Airtel and Ola build content solutions for the customers of Ola Play.

Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO (India and South Asia) Bharti Airtel said,

At Airtel, we are constantly innovating to build products and partnerships that accelerate the development of India’s digital ecosystem. We are delighted to partner Ola to enable a seamless digital experience for customers. Ola will also benefit from Airtel’s extensive retail network and our integrated suite of world-class connectivity solutions for businesses that help them drive growth through better efficiency.

Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO and Co-founder at Ola said

At Ola, we are always focused on innovating and building on the mobility experience for customers as well as driver partners. This first-of-its-kind partnership brings a host of offerings from two massive ecosystems together. Airtel will integrate its offerings across payments, content, PoS networks, and more with Ola’s offerings for its large customer and partner base.

Author: Sneha Bokil

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