The digital payment and e-commerce company Paytm on Thursday announced its partnership with Microsoft Corporation.
Paytm, the consumer brand of One97 communications, will integrate Paytm mobile app and the Paytm Wallet into Microsoft Cortana, facilitating Paytm’s consumers to pay for their utility bills and make mobile transactions. Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant created by Microsoft.
On the occassion Nadella also announced new partnerships with e-commerce leaders including Justdial and Snapdeal.
Further, Paytm and Microsoft are also identifying the use of Microsoft Office 365 in enabling Paytm merchants to ensure easy inventory and account management.
Commenting on the partnership, Shankar Nath, senior vice president at Paytm said, “We are delighted to partner with Microsoft and together, we will deliver solutions that power our vision of a cash-free India. Starting with the integration of Paytm Wallet in the Microsoft ecosystem, we have an exciting array of initiatives that will change the payment landscape in our country.”
Under the partnership agreement, Paytm will also facilitate and provide support to Microsoft service sales via their existing network of merchants across the country.