TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Horizon Utilities' customers will now have the option of managing and paying their electricity bill through epost, Canada Post's digital mailbox. Horizon Utilities is the second local Ontario electricity provider this month to join epost, along with Veridian Connections Inc. Electricity bills are just some of the local bills Canadians can find on epost, in addition to property tax, telecommunications, credit card statements and more.
"With new local mailers coming on board like Horizon, epost continues to become more valuable to residents who want to stay better organized and save time and money while managing their bills," says Kerry Munro, Group President, Digital Delivery Network at Canada Post.
epost offers one, convenient digital solution for consumers with one login and password, consolidating all household bills. It also links directly to the major banks so that Canadians can continue to pay their bills securely online with one click. This enables Canadians to get rid of paper bill clutter and save time online, and save money in the process by keeping track of bill due dates and avoiding late fees.
"We are always looking for ways to make our customers' interactions more convenient for them," said Eileen Campbell, Vice President, Customer Services, Horizon Utilities. "epost aligns with our commitment to offering our customers the online choices they want. Teaming up with Canada Post is yet another way to make it easy for customers to switch to paperless billing options."
Horizon Utilities provides electricity and related utility services to 237,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Hamilton and St. Catharines. Residents can log onto epost and look up the other bills and statements available within their local area, in addition to the numerous national ones.
epost has more than 250 bills and statements available and more than 8 million Canadians have the digital mailbox. epost is also available on Canada Post's free mobile app, so that bills can be managed while on the go.
For more information, go to epost.ca. Canadians can enter to win $1,000 in an ongoing monthly draw when they sign up for two bills. Each additional bill registered gets an extra contest entry.
epost is the free digital mailbox that helps busy Canadians simplify their lives by offering one place, one login, one password to manage their household bills and essential documents. Fully integrated with your bank, epost makes it easier than ever before to consolidate and pay your bills. Bank-grade security protects sensitive information while reminders help avoid late fees. It also stores all bills and statements for up to seven years. epost allows Canadians to stay better organized, and save time and money.
SOURCE: Canada Post
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