South African Bank Enables Online Purchases with Ukash

Aug. 22, 2011

Ukash, a London-based provider of prepaid vouchers for online purchases, recently partnered with South Africa’s Standard Bank so its customers can purchase the vouchers directly from their online account. Standard Bank’s Autopay system enables its account holders to pay online for goods and services directly from a linked account. Now enabling Ukash, Standard Bank’s Autopay allows consumers in South Africa to shop and pay online with cash wherever Ukash vouchers are accepted. “The initiative with Ukash increases the number of outlets where Standard Bank Autopay customers can shop securely online without a credit card,” said Geraldine Mitchley, product owner of Autopay. “Giving Standard Bank Internet Banking customers access to secure online shopping and money transfers through AutoPay matches the bank’s customer focused approach”. Ukash said its vouchers are available at more than 420,000 retail locations in 50 countries.