Windows Phone users can now purchase electricity, airtime and pay municipal bills with the Powertime App.

powertimePowertime is the only platform enabling more than 11 million South Africans to purchase prepaid electricity and track their power usage on mobile Apps.

Cape Town – September 17th, 2014. Windows Phone users can now buy prepaid electricity from the Windows Phone 8 Powertime app. The app supports more than 50 municipalities in South Africa and offers other services such as airtime and bill payment.

2“We believe that the new Windows Phone Powertime app offers the most convenient and secure service on the Windows platform to purchase electricity, airtime or pay municipal bills via credit card or EFT” says Powertime MD Sébastien Lacour. “Powertime has always been a pioneer in mobile commerce, introducing its first mobile app in 2010 and now having over 70% of its transactions done via Powertime iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia Ovi Apps. The Powertime Windows Phone app completes our mobile offering and integrates the fully-fledged Powertime functionalities in the intuitive Windows Phone environment, delivering an impeccable customer experience, and enabling customers to track and reduce home energy usage thanks to our embedded dashboard and personalised tips.”

The Powertime Windows Phone App features:

 Instant top-up of pre-paid electricity meters
 Manage several meters on one single account
 Receive low-credit notifications
 Buy airtime (vouchers and direct top up)
 Pay municipal bills (Cape Town and Durban initially)
 Access your payment history
 Register your meter instantly with the new scan feature

The service is available for Eskom users and in more than 50 municipalities including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Stellenbosch, Potchefstroom, Knysna, Nelspruit and many more.

The app is available now on the Windows Phone Store

More about Powertime

If you would like more information on Powertime, or would like to schedule an interview, please contact:

Carole Rossetti,
Digital Marketing Manager,
Phone: +27 21 911 0498
Twitter: @Powertime_za

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