The increasing adoption of ePayments in Dubai, UAE

Dubai’s ePay transactions soar 55% to Dh1.7b

Electronic payment methods in Dubai have become more popular and is becoming the preferred mode of payment as the amount generated by these transactions jumped by 55 per cent to Dh1.7 billion in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2010, according to official data.

Statistics revealed by Dubai eGovernment show that there has been an over 50 per cent increase in amounts collected through its ePay gateway in the first half of 2011 compared to 2010. It enables customers to electronically pay their bills and settle dues for various government services in a safe and secure manner.