Euronets e-pay services live in U.K. Post Office

Wednesday 11 February 2004 13:06 CET | News

Euronet Worldwides subsidiary, e-pay has activated its electronic top-up (e-top-up) service to approximately 39,000 terminals in around 17,000 Post Office branches across the United Kingdom. Post Office Ltd is one of the largest retailers to offer e-top-up in the U.K. According to company data, the Post Office serves 29.2 million customers a week, many of whom visit the Post Office more than once a week. As well as mail services, the Post Office offers more than 170 different products and services to customers, including financial, banking and travel services, bill payments, retail products, government information, investments, and now the ability to top-up mobile phone minutes electronically. The e-pay service is fully integrated with the Post Offices electronic point-of-sale (EPoS) system, Horizon-one of the largest automation projects in Europe. Every year, Horizon processes 2.4 billion transactions, and at its peak rate of operation, the system manages 3,500 transactions per second.

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