KDDI will read “au PAY [bill payment]” on March 30 by reading the bar code on the bill [payment slip] for utility bills, etc. from “au PAY balance” on March 31. Announced that it will be launched.
At the time of launch, it handles bills for electricity and gas charges handled by Hokkaido Gas, Lemon Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, Chugoku Electric Power, and Okinawa Electric Power. You can pay 24 hours a day while staying at home. In addition, 0.5% points [1 point for every 200 yen] of the amount paid will be returned. The maximum payment amount is up to 250,000 yen per transaction.
The number of payees will be gradually expanded in the future. According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Waterworks Bureau on April 1, a computer system that connects to more than 5,000 local governments and mail order companies from late May, and invoices handled by TEPCO from early June.