Ding eliminates top-up fees in response to Covid-19 pandemic
13th March, 2020 – Given the rapid escalation of the Covid-19 pandemic around the world Ding, the largest international mobile top-up platform, has decided to eliminate all fees for the next seven days in order to make it easier for its customers to stay connected to loved ones at this critical time.
In the current environment staying in contact with distant loved ones has never been more important.
Ding Chief Executive, Mark Roden, said: “These are unprecedented times, and all of us at Ding wish our customers and their loved ones the very best in the weeks to come.”
He added: “Many individuals and businesses will undoubtedly be negatively impacted by the spread of the virus and the quarantines being seen across the world. As a result of this, it is important for companies to do what they can to help those worst affected in these difficult times.”
Ding was founded to change billions of lives by accelerating mobile access. As the number one international mobile top-up platform in the world, Ding has been keeping people connected since 2006, when it launched this first-of-a-kind service. Today, Ding’s users have successfully sent over 300 million top-ups globally, via the app, online at Ding.com, and in-store at over 600,000+ retail outlets worldwide.
The number of prepaid mobile phones is growing and now accounts for 76% of the world’s five billion phones, with one quarter offline and in need of top-up at any one time – highlighting the need for Ding’s frictionless and instant mobile top-up. In fact, Ding delivers a top-up every second, via 500+ operators, across 140+ countries – helping families and friends around the world to stay connected.
Ding is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and has regional offices in Barcelona, Bucharest, Dhaka, Dubai, New Jersey, Miami, Paris, and San Salvador. Ding’s culturally diverse team of more than 200 people reflects our commitment to delivering cutting-edge, potentially life-changing technology to developed and emerging markets alike.
For further information please contact:
Colette Campbell – Email: [email protected]