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LinkAja, a New Digital Wallet in Indonesia

By Isny Dewi R

08 July 2019

LinkAja is a payment system issued by BUMN synergies.

After being postponed many times, LinkAja finally officially launched on 30 June at Gelora Bung Karno in Central Jakarta. The payment platform has a “From Indonesia For Indonesia”. For those who don't know, LinkAja is a payment system issued by BUMN synergies and owned by SOEs.

Even though it has only been officially launched for a week, LinkAja can already be used to transact overseas, such as in Singapore. With the target, LinkAja in the future can also be used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, because there are many Indonesians working in those countries. The digital wallet that was once known as T-Cash is managed by PT Fintek Karya Nusantara (Finarya), which is a fintech formed by Telkom and under Telkomsel.

Before using it, it's a good idea to understand and find out first how to transact using LinkAja. The GO-PAY and OVO competitor provide several payment features such as Credit, Data Package, Halo Card, PLN, PDAM, Cable TV, Internet, PGN, and Insurance. Then there are also Multi Finance, Games, and Streaming iflix payments.

Not only that, through LinkAja, you can also transfer money, withdraw balances, pay merchants, and even get a cashback promo every month. Then how do you use LinkAja? Download the LinkAja app through Google Play Store or App Store. Then do register such as enter your phone number, verification code, enter your full name, enter your active email, create a six digit PIN, and upload your photo. After doing these steps, then your LinkAja account is active.

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