Phnom Penh, 08 February 2018: Wing, Cambodia’s leading mobile services provider, announced it has teamed up with Phnom Penh International University (PPIU) in their first joint endeavor.
Under the partnership, Wing will enable PPIU students to pay their tuition fees in a fast and convenient seamless payment system with a Wing account. With their free account, students can choose to pay using either the Wing mobile app, a USSD code or at one of Wing’s national network of 5,000 Cash Xpress agents.
While Wing has previously worked with universities, this is the first time that the company has partnered with a private university. PPIU – formerly known as the Asian University – has been established since 2002.
As part of he agreement, Wing will also provide $100 a month to PPIU to sponsor WiFi on campus for student use, ensuring that everyone can get connected with ease.
“We are delighted to be pairing up with such a fine Cambodian educational institution as Phnom Penh International University,” said Ruan Swanepoel, Wing’s Chief Commercial Officer.
“We share a lot of common ground in our efforts to empower and educate the younger generation by equipping them with the knowledge and tools to expand their worlds. We believe in making life easier for our customers and we will be able to offer PPIU students a simple way to pay their tuition fees, using their smartphone or at one of our dedicated agents.”
In addition, PPIU students will be able to enjoy a range of other benefits that come with a Wing account. This includes:
- Free, instant Online Mastercard for international online shopping in major retailers such as Amazon and Alibaba, linking to PayPal and iTunes
- Money transfers anywhere in Cambodia
- Low cost account-to-account cash transfers
- Mobile top-up
- Bill payments, such as utility
- More than 8,000 merchants
Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialised Bank is Cambodia’s leading mobile banking services provider and one of the few specialised banks in the world.
Established in 2009, Wing has transformed the way Cambodians send and receive money, using a mobile phone for anytime, anywhere convenience.
Wing is committed to providing financial inclusion via mobile banking services to the unbanked and under-banked, with innovative products and services allowing every Cambodian access to services such as local money transfer, instant international money transactions in more than 50 countries, phone top up and bill payment.
Wing’s success was recognised when it was named ‘Best Mobile Payment Solutions Cambodia’ in the prestigious Global Banking & Finance Awards 2017.
Wing remains at the forefront of the mobile money and electronic payment services market in Cambodia with 100% district coverage via a nationwide network of 5,000 Wing Cash Xpress outlets. It has partnerships with more than 8,000 merchants and global industry leaders including Mastercard and WorldRemit.
Wing also provides funds and payment solutions to the corporate sector via our enterprise services. With Wing, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and companies can use Wing’s payroll and disbursement services for their employees, helping growth and the spread of payment ecosystems.
Phnom Penh International University was inaugurated in 2002 as the Asian University under the initiative of the Rector Tep Kolap. It was renamed as the Phnom Penh International University in 2006. With a commitment to excellence, PPIU has expanded from 1,050 to 7,000 students. The university conforms to the national standards (ASEAN) and the international community. Its mission is to achieve the knowledge and skills to contribute to the sustainable development of human resources in the regional (ASEAN community) job market and a global context. PPIU adheres to core principles of integrity, dignity and trust.
Melissa Dacles Garcia, Wing, Head of Marketing – Brand and Marketing Communications
Tel: 078 888 496/078 577 173
Email: [email protected]