Bank Mandiri adds 20 Thousand of Electronic Money

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, September 13 2017 - 21:00 IWST

E-Toll Bank Mandiri (Foto Ist)
E-Toll Bank Mandiri (Foto Ist) - Denpasar - PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk adds 20 thousand electronic money cards in Bali to support the non-national national movement, one of which serves transactions at the Bali Mandara Toll fully valid from October 1, 2017.

"We are still waiting for the allocation of 20 thousand cards (electronic money) from Jakarta," said Regional CEO of Bank Mandiri Region XI Bali and Nusa Tenggara R Erwan Djoko Hermawan in Denpasar, Wednesday (13/09/2017)

With the addition of electronic money or "e-money" it is expected the number of card users increased to 25 thousand before December 2017.

All the cards will be distributed to companies to restaurants for easy community when trading at automatic toll booths.

It will also cooperate with a number of parties including the hospitality and tour guide for non-cash transactions in the only toll in Bali is running smoothly.

In Bali, the state-owned bank has recorded 50 thousand transactions per week on the 12.7-kilometer toll road.

An additional 20 thousand "e-money" cards are predicted to increase the volume of transactions in Indonesia's first toll built on the waters to fourfold.

Currently, the electronic money card can be obtained from Bank Mandiri branch office, Indomaret and for refilling can be done at transaction machine or EDC at toll gate, branch office of Bank Mandiri, Indomaret, ATM nontunai and cash ATM of BUMN bank.

Jasa Marga Bali Tol recorded movement in non-cash usage increased significantly by 23 percent in the second week of September 2017 or around 11,200 users from about 51 thousand daily traffic volumes.

In addition to more practical and the existence of financial transparency, using electronic money also makes traffic services on the freeway more smoothly and quickly because it is claimed only takes two seconds.

Whereas, when paying tolls using cash, it takes 12 to 15 seconds for four wheels. (Ant)

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