Mar 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel has partnered with one of the leading banks in Sri Lanka, Commercial Bank to offer a first of its kind credit card.
It is the first time in Sri Lanka that a telecom service provider has partnered with a financial institution to offer its customers an exclusive COMBANK Data + Credit Card with benefits from both entities.
This is the beginning of the evolution of technology in both the telecom and banking sector to offer a superior service to its customers. This is the first Data + Credit Card of its kind by a mobile telecom operator and a bank in which the credit card operation is handled by the Commercial Bank while the data offering will be ensured by Mobitel.
Mobitel has always been in the forefront of Information and Communication Technology and has demonstrated the same through the development of innovative and customized ICT solutions in order to improve the livelihoods of Sri Lankans in line with its brand promise, 'We Care. Always'. Ensuring customer satisfaction and also providing products and services to improve lifestyles and productivity is at the core of all its operations.
This credit card goes beyond the traditional service offering but also offers Mobitel customers an exclusive benefit of earning free data on their Mobitel connection with every swipe of the credit card. For every Rs. 1,000 swipe on the credit card, customers will receive 50MB of data free with a validity of 30 days. The more you swipe, the more you can surf the internet!
Mobitel Chief Executive Officer Nalin Perera elaborated, "In Keeping with Mobitel's tradition to pioneer new innovation in the industry, we are delighted to announce this exciting Data + Credit Card in partnership with Commercial Bank. As one of the leading banks in the country, it has a large customer base and this credit card is a novel way in which to reward its customers for their loyalty with free data from Mobitel and other offers. We are confident that this will become a highly sought after credit card!"
Adding further, Commercial Bank Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Jegan Durairatnam said, "Commercial Bank cards have launched many industry firsts, and this is another significant step in our journey. This special loyalty card offers all the multifaceted benefits enjoyed by Commercial Bank cardholders plus a unique offer of free data, which is a first in the country."
The only Sri Lankan bank to be ranked among the Top 1000 banks of the world for seven years consecutively, Commercial Bank operates a network of 261 branches and 756 ATMs in Sri Lanka. Commercial Bank Cards have established its status as the Best Value Cards in the market, owing to its round the year lifestyle offerings.
Mobitel and Commercial Bank customers can look forward to exciting discount offers on air tickets, channeling, mobile devices, Commercial Bank Year-end promotions and more. Determined to extend extras to its cardholders, Mobitel customers can earn Commercial Bank 'Max Loyalty Rewards' and avail of MasterCard international offers by using the card frequently, along with mCash integrations. Airport Lounge access and other services, free roaming offers for customers who use the card to purchase tickets via Mobitel 365, and Zero Interest Scheme availability are some of the other amazing offers. The cardholders can also expect to enjoy offers by Commercial Bank such as Special Bank Account offers, Card Payment Options etc.
Mobitel continually breaks new ground in meeting customer expectations and this first of its kind Credit Card between Mobitel and Commercial Bank rewards customers for their loyalty and confidence in their brands.