USSD is known as short message service, which is sent directly from a sender’s mobile device to USSD service provider company. Recently developed USSD payment platform by Podamibe Nepal, which has great facility for mobile transactions. It integrates with Ncell and allows customer/user to purchase the Merolagani Data Analytics Services by sending USSD code. Currently, we have implemented this system in merolagani.com
How the USSD Application Works?
- A mobile user initiates the service by sending the USSD code defined by the service provider and sends it to service provider. For example, *17174*s12# where the s12 is USSD string/code of Merolagani Data Analytics Service. Note: Contact Podamibe Nepal for more details regarding USSD string formats.
- The USSD application receives the service request from the user and verifies the mobile user’s current account balance.
- If the mobile user’s current balance is enough, then the USSD application responds and allows access on requested services.
- If the mobile user’s current balance is not sufficient, then the USSD application asks to top up her/his account and ends the session.