Dubai Smart Government’s (DSG) mPay app for mobile payments through smartphones saw over Dh163 million ($44.3 million) collected, resulting in a 418 per cent increase in collections in 2014 compared to the previous year.
Dubai Smart Government, a pioneering initiative to provide government online services in the emirate, said its mPay amounts have increased by 265 per cent in 2013, demonstrating the rise of mobile app payments in the region.
Dubai Smart Government (DSG) Department has updated its mPay app, which offers instant payment of government bills and fines through smartphones.
The app, which was launched in November last year, is part of the smart government i
Dubai Cares, a UAE-based philanthropic organization, said it has joined the mPay Portal service of Dubai eGovernment to stimulate and facilitate financial contributions by donors supporting its humanitarian projects.
With this, th
Dubai eGovernment has recorded a surge in demand for its mPay service with 8,380 transactions registered in 2009 and more than Dh1.5 million ($408,000) in payments processed compared.
This compares with only 298 transactions and Dh25,000 i
Dubai eGovernment has launched "mPay," a mobile payment service designed to provide an efficient and comfortable means of paying government fees in Dubai.
The new payment scheme has been part of an ongoing programme to boost online adoptio