ATP Machines (Anywhere, Any Time Payment)
It could be used for any utility bill payment. Using Any Time Payment (ATP) Machine consumers can pay their utility bills round the clock- 365 days, either by cash or cheque and get a receipt of the amount paid on the service number of the consumer. ATP has a touch screen application built with high security features. ATP software works on both Online and Offline mode to speed up the process and ease customer which making their payment. Transaction are highly secure, accurate capable of online MIS integration. Retail mode of the same machine is available, with customized solutions.
Some of the unique features, and hence benefits available in this product are:
Now you need not go to only your subdivisions to pay your electricity bills. You can pay the bills in any of the ATP Kiosks anywhere in the city. Just to give an example: A customer can pay the electricity bills in any of the ATP Kiosks anywhere across ESCOM's jurisdiction.
Customers can pay the bills as per their convenience, at their leisure time, as the machine is functional round the clock 24*7*365, just like an ATM machine. Furthur, the operation is also very user friendly, and could be operated easily like an ATM machine.
Different Payments modes like Cash/Cheque/DD, Debit Card, Credit Card and Online Bank transaction are available.
There are mainly 3 ways where it could seamlessly operate:
Kiosks - It could be installed in places wherein there is huge inflow of customers. Huge Apartments, Catchment areas, IT parks, even bus stations et al are typical examples. Depending on the space availability, a miniature version of the machine( with all features intact) could be deployed.
Mobile device with SMS/email confirmation or optional Bluetooth printer - To draw a parallel, it works similar to prepaid currency model. We could equip typical retail/ kirana store with a mobile and tab with preinstalled apps- who could collect the payments from walk in customers. We will authorize the storeowner, to the extent he pays the advance to us. Customer could get instant SMS/email confirmation. It could be connected to a Bluetooth printer, if customer in that vicinity insist on the hard copy.
Mobile device with Bluetooth printer( Ideal for Spot billing operation) : Same as above, with the difference being that the operator would be able to give the printout of the receipt.