July 26, 2016

Indian DTH provider Tata Sky announced a collaboration with payments technology company Visa. The move allows subscribers to recharge their accounts with ease using QR Codes.

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Tata Sky subscribers will now see a QR Code on their screens, which can be scanned using a smartphone. The Tata Sky QR Code will redirect to a payment platform powered by mVisa.

mVisa enables secure, digital commerce through the mobile phone, which today has become the single point of access to technology for consumers. The mVisa solution for Tata Sky subscribers will cater to a large user base across India – T.R. Ramachandran, Group Country Manager, India and South Asia, Visa

It seems that Tata Sky is taking a cue from Indian mobile payments provider Paytm. In 2015, Paytm rolled out peer-to-peer payments using QR Codes.

Stay tuned to this space to see steps on how to recharge your Tata Sky using QR Codes and your smartphone.

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Gautam Garg is a Co-founder of Scanova. He is a QR Code enthusiast and a big fan of inbound marketing, CRO, and usability. When taking a break, he likes to travel solo and eat spicy food. Follow him on Twitter @GGarg88