e-pay closes its online prepaid top-up and bill payment platform
e-pay recently announced that its online prepaid top-up and bill payment platform will be discontinued later this month. The platform, also called e-pay EVE, allows customers to make both types of transactions through a dedicated website and mobile apps.
The service shutdown was made public via a banner on the official e-pay website. The company also posted a notice about it on April 5 on its two official Facebook pages, though the notice didn’t provide any explanation for the move.
It is also unclear whether the shutdown of EVE has an effect on e-pay services for physical merchants. That being said, e-pay’s parent company, GHL Systems, already pointed out in a statement during the alleged data breach incident last year that EVE is a standalone system.
Meanwhile, GHL has yet to announce the EVE e-pay discontinuation on its website or Facebook page as of this writing. While this might be nothing and it’s just a simple miscommunication, we still thought it was rather odd that GHL didn’t mention it, as we believe that ‘EVE is an important part of how e-pay works.
(Thanks for the tips, KevinNgTK!)