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Discount for purchasing books via PlatiMo service

During Book Fair, prices of books purchased at knjizara.com will be reduced by 30%, thanks to Telenor

October 18, 2011 – All books purchased at Knjizara.com via the PlatiMo service during the Book Fair will be cheaper by 30%, owing to Telenor. 
 
A buyer with the highest number of transactions via PlatiMo service will receive an Apple iPad2 tablet as a gift from Knjizara.com.

“We are aware of the fact that web and mobile phone shopping is the future and we want to provide our customers with an option of being at the book Fair, regardless of where they actually are. Owing to Telenor’s PlatiMo service, it is possible to purchase books from any place, at any time, thus avoiding long queues while enjoying a significant discount,“ says Aleksandar Drakulić, Director of Knjizara.com.

Slovenia’s Halcom developed the platform for the PlatiMo service, enabling safe and fast money transactions with a high level of data protection. PlatiMo is a financial service of payments via mobile phone and represents a modern alternative to money and payment cards, as simple as withdrawing cash from ATMs.

Telenor offers this service to subscribers together with Komercijalna banka, Raiffeisen Bank, Erste Bank and Credit Agricole Bank, while some of the companies which have joined the PlatiMo system include Metro Cash&Carry, Tehnomanija, Knjizara.com, Philip Morris, JAT, Studio Moderna and large public companies such as power company Elektrovojvodina.

PlatiMo service can be used regardless of a type of mobile phone. A subscriber needs to replace an old SIM card with a new one with a digital certificate in a Telenor store, and connect the certificate with a current account. In that manner, an end-user can pay monthly bills for Telenor, electricity, water, shop on the Internet, transfer money to other PlatiMo users, purchase airline tickets via JAT Call Centre and shop in Internet stores. In addition to payments, the PlatiMo service can be used for ordering e-government services, e-banking an similar services.