There’s a new hype in the market for learning how to make a recharge website like paytm, freecharge, mobikwik which offers mobile recharge for prepaid and postpaid, and also dth & datacard recharge services and many more. The recharge service providers are giving such services at very high cost, as these are one the most profitable businesses. For instance if you search in Google “mobile recharge api“, “dth recharge api” or “data card recharge api”, you will land up to some websites which will offer you recharge api service ayt very high rates. When you ask them about the quote for recharge api then you will get a shocking response of may be Rs.50, 000 or Rs.25, 000 for one time setup. Whereas some companies are also providing the same for Rs.5, 000 as one time setup fee. Actually, the wide difference in the price range is dependent on the percentage of commission to be offered.
Now, if you are completely new to this word and don’t have any idea about what is a recharge api? We will let you know the things you need to know about recharge api.
A recharge api is just a simple http url like :
But in this case its length of the URL is a bit longer than a usual URL. When someone buys a recharge api from any company website, they deliver you with a HTTP LINK which looks like a long URL.
If you want to test the recharge api, you can simply open it in a browser directly, just like we open a website usually. You also get either a success or failure response from the server.
Now the next task is to integrate this recharge api into your application or website. It’s not at all difficult to integrate a recharge api to your app or site. You can also hire some webmaster to integrate it, on your behalf.
Now joining up all the points, in order to make your own recharge website like paytm, mobikwik, you will need to purchase a recharge api. Starting with a low budget api will be good. They also offer good commission rates to get started.
Next important thing is to make a website like paytm, mobikwik with payment gateway. It is considered one of the biggest challenge in making your recharge website or app, this is where most of the people lose their hope, as the payment gateway providers in India are offering their credit card, debit card & net banking service at very high rates and therefore huge volume of capital is required for investment to buy a payment gateway. But nowadays, there are many payment gateway providers which are offering their services are very low rates regardless of the features you got.
So, this is all you need to know before starting a website like paytm, freecharge or mobikwik.
If you have any queries or doubts, you can ask in the comments below. We would be happy to guide you to your way.
Good luck for the start up!