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
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