Digicel Samoa and EPC Collaborate to Transform Recharging Household Power Supply for Consumers

"As Samoa embraces the wave of digital transformation, it is crucial that we work together to ensure that nobody is left behind" - Anthony Seuseu.

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Tuesday 1 August 2023, Apia, Samoa.  The announcement of a major digital innovation between Digicel Samoa and the Electric Power Corporation (EPC) has transformed the process of recharging household power supply in Samoa, ensuring continuous access to electricity for consumers.

Digicel today announced its partnership with EPC to bring an innovative feature to the Digicel MyCash App that will allow customers to use the app for purchasing prepaid power.

The initative, launched this morning at the Digicel headquarters in Apia will enable customers to easily recharge their meters using their mobile phones through the bill pay feature on the Digicel MyCash App.

“The new service is a great advantage for rural families, as it eliminates the need to travel long distances to an EPC outlet to buy power,” said the EPC General Manager, Faumui Tauiliili Iese Toimoana.

“With the Digicel MyCash App, customers can avoid long queues and the hassle of power shortages during emergencies, even after regular business hours.”

The app’s easy-to-use interface integrates directly with EPC’s power infrastructure to provide an efficient experience for customers.

Digicel Samoa CEO, Anthony Seuseu, expressed his excitement about the innovative solution developed in partnership with EPC, highlighting it as the beginning of a series of initiatives aimed at boosting business growth for the betterment of Samoans.

Seuseu extended his gratitude to EPC’s General Manager for his foresight and vision that led to this milestone achievement.

“As Samoa embraces the wave of digital transformation, it is crucial that we work together to ensure that nobody is left behind,” said Anthony Seuseu.

“Digicel is committed to staying ahead of the game by providing the latest digital technologies and robust network coverage. Our experienced and qualified ICT and Tech teams are working tirelessly to support businesses, government ministries, and organizations in excelling in this digital era.”

The free Digicel MyCash App provides a reliable and user-friendly platform for easy financial transactions. Registering for the app is quick and convenient, with online accessibility for all users. For Digicel customers, the app is free to download on Apple Store or Google Play.

Digicel Samoa provides a variety of services to people, businesses, and organisations throughout Samoa. As a Digital Operator, Digicel is dedicated to delivering strong digital experiences and supporting the growth of Samoa’s digital ecosystem.

The Electric Power Corporation (EPC) is a government-owned entity that handles electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and sales in Samoa. EPC plays a crucial role in the country’s economic development, aiming to provide an efficient, affordable, and dependable electricity supply to the nation.

For more information, visit the Digicel Samoa Facebook page or www.digicelpacific.com