Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to expand mobile money operations across the continent

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Airtel Africa and WorldRemit have partnered to expand Airtel Money operations to Rwanda,making the service available in DRC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi and Niger.

With the partnership, WorldRemit will enable customers from across the globe to receive money into Airtel Money wallets. Additionally, users can use the free mobile app; choose Mobile Money and Airtel as the operator, then follow the prompts.

“This means that our customers can now receive fast digital payments via WorldRemit from around the world directly to their mobile phones, as well as access their funds at our exclusive kiosks and branches at their convenience.”

Raghunath Mandava, CEO of Airtel Africa

Airtel Money enables mobile money users to send local and international money transfers, make utility payments, pay merchants, save money in their mobile wallets, purchase airtime, and access a range of mobile financial products.

“The connection to more Mobile Money accounts through Airtel Africa allows us to expand our payout network and options available to customers across the continent.”

Andrew Stewart, MD for MEA at WorldRemit

Source: iTNewsAfrica

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