Demonetisation: USSD technology shows you how to pay digitally without internet

Cashless after demonetization but finding it difficult to pay digitally due to poor or no internet connectivity? USSD technology is the solution for you. Here’s what it is and how you can use it. However, this payment method can be used only for small value transactions up to Rs 5000 as per RBI guide lines. 

National Unified USSD Platform or NUUP is a mobile  based on USSD. USSD refers to unstructured supplementary service data. Simply put, it’s a technology that transmits information through GSM network channels – these channels are normally used for voice calls via your phone. USSD technology facilitates sessions of communication that can be used in various areas of life including banking. Herein, your telecom operator and bank will become parties with whom communication takes place via USSD. According to Mr. AP Hota, MD and CEO of National Payments Corporation of India , “this service is available on every phone where an SMS can be sent, be it smartphones or feature phone.”

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