The E – commerce market has picked up quite a lot of pace in recent years in India. With international players coming into the picture, there has been no sector of service that is left unexplored when it comes to selling products and services online. Practically, everything and anything can be bought in a few clicks at a rate which is more often than not, less expensive than what you can find in stores. Be it food, clothing, books, movie tickets, electronic gadgets, or anything else, you can buy it online, saving your time, money and energy. Online recharges, too, are increasingly becoming popular amongst mobile phone users.
Recharging your prepaid phone online has many advantages. You don’t have to be dependent on your recharge vendor and availability of your desired recharge pack. Also, you can compare various online recharge offers on the official webpage of your network provider and choose the one that best suits your need. You can sort various recharge packs in various categories for better classification. All you need is an online banking account or a debit/credit card in order to make an online transaction. If you are worried about any failed transaction or loss of money, these websites use secured protocols for online banking. In case money is deducted from your account and you do not receive any balance, the amount gets credited back your bank account in approximately 3-4 working days without any hassle.
Ease of recharging and options are not the only benefits of online recharge of prepaid accounts. Several third party websites provide you with additional discount coupons and offer vouchers with the affiliated food stalls or other online shopping portals. You can redeem these offers and enjoy benefits provided by these websites. This is one of the primary reasons why users prefer online recharges. You get the talk time which is offered by your carrier and also great deals for shopping online on some of the most popular websites. In order to counter the growing popularity of these third party websites, official webpage of network providers have started coming up with exclusive offers which can be availed only on their website. This can include extra talk time on certain prepaid recharge amounts, or exclusive deals, etc. Various such offers are introduced to attract customers and increase the traffic of the website. This healthy competition amongst websites providing online recharges ultimately proves beneficial to the end customer.
With the increasing popularity of smartphones, there are number of apps too, which can help you with online recharge of prepaid account. Even if you have 2G internet connection, you can easily go through various online recharge offers and top-up your prepaid account sitting on your couch! It’s that simple now. You can also avail discount offers which you find on the websites. Some of these apps also allow users to add money in their ‘virtual wallet’, i.e. you add money once in the wallet, and it gets deducted every time you recharge. You don’t have to provide your credentials every time. With this, you can recharge in less than 10 seconds! You also get a confirmation message about the same and this also helps maintains the history of your recharges.
With so many options available for the end users, the paradigm is slowly shifting from conventional recharge methods to online recharges.