NamPost and NetVend sign electricity vending agreement

02 Dec 2015 20:10pm
WINDHOEK, 02 NOV (NAMPA) – Namibia Post Limited (NamPost) and netVend Namibia signed a five-year agreement for the latter to provide prepaid electricity at all NamPost offices countrywide.
Speaking at the signing ceremony here on Wednesday, netVend Namibia Managing Director Hans Hamukoto said all NamPost customers will be able to purchase prepaid electricity tokens at any NamPost outlet countrywide as from 02 December 2015.
netVend provides vending and revenue management solutions that enables users to purchase prepaid tokens through the Internet, mobile phones or point of sale devices.
Hamukoto said the partnership will enable the vending company to diversify its footprints to rural areas.
“We pride ourselves in offering reliable, convenient and innovative vending solutions, catering for the unique needs and requirements of each of our clients,” he noted.
Hamukoto explained that the cost of buying tokens will be the same as for their other partners such as City of Windhoek; Northern Electricity Distributor (Nored); Central Electricity Distributor (Cenored); Gobabis Municipality.
Currently, N.dollars 200 buys one 109 units of electricity.
“We thank NamPost for the vote of confidence in netVend and we look forward to a very successful partnership,” Hamukoto said.
On his part, NamPost Chief Executive Officer Festus Hangula said NamPost makes it easier for community members to conveniently access many services through post offices.
He said NamPost will enable the sale of electricity tokens across the country to all Namibians through NamPost's infrastructure of more than 140 post offices and more than 300 retailers.
“We want to thank the management team of netVend Namibia for entrusting this valued-adding responsibility to NamPost and look forward to building a mutually beneficial relationship with netVend, NamPost and our customers,” Hangula said.
NamPost also offer postal services; banking; courier; philately; as well as mobile phone airtime sales; and facilities to settle municipal, telephone and NamWater bills.