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CONCESSION CARD TOP-UP SERVICE TO BE AVAILABLE AT ALL OCBC BANK ATMs FROM MARCH

 Singapore, 27 February 2015 – OCBC Bank and Transit Link Pte Ltd announced today an alliance that will provide concession card holders – students, senior citizens, full-time National Servicemen and users of the Workfare Transport and Persons with Disabilities concession schemes – with the ease of topping up their concession cards at over 700 OCBC Bank ATMs and cash deposit machines (CDMs) islandwide. This additional top-up channel will be available from 2 March 2015 and will complement the other top-up channels comprising Add Value Machines Plus, General Ticketing Machines, Ticket Offices, Concession Card Replacement Offices and Passenger Service Centres at MRT stations.  This new service is free of charge.

OCBC Bank’s network of ATMs offers one of the most comprehensive selections of top-up services on offer here; catered for are ez-link cards, NETS FlashPay concession cards and Singtel pre-paid as well as StarHub prepaid mobile cards.

Mr Aditya Gupta, Head of E-business Singapore, OCBC Bank said, “We are pleased to partner with TransitLink to offer our customers a convenient and hassle-free option to top up their concession cards. This is part of our continued commitment to enhance the convenience, accessibility and range of services extended to customers through our extensive network of ATMs and CDMs. We are also the first and only bank in Singapore to offer ‘FAST[1]’ transactions on both our ATMs and CDMs, facilitating interbank fund transfers.”

Mr Lee Yuen Hee, Chief Executive Officer of Transit Link Pte Ltd said, “With a wide network of OCBC ATMs, concession card holders will enjoy a broader range of top-up options. We are happy to collaborate with OCBC Bank on this service to bring greater convenience to over one million concession card holders.”

The available top-up amounts at the ATMs are $5, $10, $20, $30, $50, $100 and $200. Concession card holders simply need to select “More Services” followed by “Concession Card Services”; they should then follow the on-screen instructions.

For more information and locations of the OCBC ATMs, please visit the OCBC Bank website at www.ocbc.com or call toll-free at 1800-363-3333.

 

[1] FAST (Fast And Secure Transfers) is a new electronic funds transfer service that enables customers of the participating banks to transfer Singapore Dollar funds from one bank to another in Singapore almost instantly. FAST was launched on 17 March 2014.