Poste Italiane, Eni sign digital payments MoU

The agreement aims to develop solutions that facilitate the dissemination of online transactions and the integration of the two companies' technological platforms.

Eni and Poste Italiane are doing digital business. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the launch of a wide-ranging digital partnership. The non-binding cooperation agreement also covers financial services and was signed by Eni, Eni Refining & Marketing, Eni gas and electricity, Poste Italiane and PostePay.

"The partnership represents a first significant tool for the integration and enhancement of Eni's and Poste's assets - explains a note - It is part of a multi-business logic that concerns both the supply of fuels in Eni service stations and that of gas and electricity. , through the activation of innovative financial services linked to payment systems, as part of the opportunities offered by the European PsdII Directive, and its main objective is to offer retail customers an increasingly wide range of new service and payment solutions ".

The agreement provides for a series of actions aimed at enhancing, on the one hand, the over 26 million debit and prepaid cards of the Poste Italiane group in circulation in Italy, on the other the 4,300 Eni service stations, on which they transit on average one million people a day, as well as eight million Eni gas and electricity customers, who generate 41 million annual bills and count on 150 Energy Store outlets.

In particular, Poste Italiane and Eni will carry out a study for the implementation of some initiatives in order to identify solutions that ensure customers the maximum security and simplicity in the execution of transactions in physical and digital mode.

The study, in line with the reference regulatory framework, will cover various financial service options, such as the payment of pre-printed bills and the withdrawal of cash in combination with the supply of fuel.