Bharti Airtel, MTN in mobile money service deal in West Africa

Wednesday 9 April 2014 08:38 CET | News

Telecommunication services company Bharti Airtel has entered a cross-border remittance partnership with South African telecommunications network MTN Group to enable mobile money transfer between the two West African countries of Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso.

MTN Mobile Money enables users to perform local and international money transfers, make utility and other service payments, purchase airtime and access range of mobile financial products. MTNs mobile money service has approximately 15 million registered users spread over 14 countries.

The Central Bank of West African States has supported in enabling the service to the customers.

In recent news, MTN Ghana and African financial institution Ecobank have partnered to extend cardless ATM services to Ecobank ATMs across Ghana.


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Keywords: Bharti Airtel, MTN, MTN Group, mobile, money, Transfer, West Africa, cross-border, remittance, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
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