The highway concessionaire today had acknowledged the arbitration notice but it isn’t pulling the brakes on its ongoing RFID initiatives.
PLUS believes that the recently launched PLUS RFID pilot program will promote choices to the rakyat as it offers options and convenience for customers to pay as you use via credit and debit cards. According to them, this will be an addition to existing e-wallet and prepaid mode of payments provided by Touch ‘n Go.
They added that Touch
PLUS RFID had commenced its RFID public pilot testing on 15 December and it is currently available at four highway toll plazas in Penang and Kedah. The RFID system can be linked directly to your debit and credit card, which eliminates the need of managing a separate eWallet. Those working and staying in Penang, are also entitled to enjoy 20% discount for toll charges on the Penang Bridge.
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