Formalizing the partnership are (from L-R) executives from Gate Distribution Corporate Secretary George Gonzalez, General Manager and Sales Director Ma. Patricia Pascual, and ECPay President Raymond Jude Aguilar, together with GXI President and CEO Xavier Marzan, Marketing Director Franchette Chingcuanco-Cardona, and Issuing Sales Director Sales Issuance Director Albert Antig
G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom and operator of GCash, continues to expand its nationwide footprint as part of its commitment to grow its customer base with its recent partnership with Gate Distribution, Inc., and ECPay.
Gate Distribution, Inc. is the largest prepaid distributor of cards for phone, gaming, and internet, while ECPay is the leading electronic payment system provider in the country operating as a secure e-warehouse and e-payments data center for prepaid products, bills payments, airline ticket payments, and online shopping transaction payments.
With the partnership, GCash cash-in outlets will be available in over 4,000 Gate Distribution outlets nationwide, 1,300 of which are in 7-Eleven, ECPay’s biggest client. Cash-in is the term used for converting cash to GCash. Service fee for cash-in to self and others via ECPay is waived. Meanwhile, Gate Distribution, Inc. will also be an authorized Globe Charge reseller.
“We are excited to bring GCash closer to more users so they can experience the convenience of a safe, secure, and hassle-free platform of money transfers with our partnership with Gate Distribution and ECPay. We look forward to further expanding our customer base by leveraging on the nationwide presence of our new partners and be able to introduce to their own customers the benefits of using GCash,” said GXI President and CEO Xavier Marzan.
Meanwhile, ECPay president Raymund Jude Aguilar is optimistic on the impact of the partnership to the company’s business: “The partnership between GCash and ECPay will expand the consumer base, making our services accessible to more consumers. With this partnership, cash-in points for GCash will be practically everywhere. Aside from that, they can go to any of the 4,000 outlets nationwide and they can reload their GCash accounts 24/7.”
On top of making cash-in/cash-out transactions in accredited GCash outlets and partners nationwide, GCash customers can visit any Globe store. Cashing in to a GCash wallet is free, while cash-in to others or cash-out has a P20 service fee for any amount P1,000 and below and any amount in excess of P1,000. To know more about GCash, visit www.globe.com.ph/GCash.